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Phone: (55) 61 34246000
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The second largest soccer stadium in Brazil, Mané Garrincha, named after one of the best soccer players in the Brazilian history, has been renovated for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and currently has a capacity of over 72,000 people. Besides being a site where soccer fans shed tears of joy and emanate love for their teams, it is also a stage for important events and festivals. Pay a visit to this outstanding, famous stadium, but don’t forget to check its official website for opening hours, which vary according to the events schedule.
In the heart of Brasilia, renovated and reopened in 2005, this big and modern convention center is the place for big events. The center presents all kinds of events, from conventions to major cultural and entertainment events. Check out the schedule on the official website.
One of the most popular venues for sporting as well as cultural or social events, the Ginásio Nilson Nelson is a sports arena located in the capital city Brasilia. Formerly known as the Ginásio de Esportes Presidente Medici, this arena has a capacity of 16,600 spectators, and is used primarily for futsal, basketball, or volleyball. However, besides sporting events, the arena is also used for concerts and other events. Do pay a visit to this venue when visiting the capital.
The community center of Memorial dos Povos Indígenas is a modern piece of architecture designed by Oscar Niemeyer in the shape of a round Yanomami Indians' hut. With a space of more than 2980 square meters, the center is extensively used for various cultural activities from the diverse cultures of Brazil. The center was previously used as a museum for regional art, however, it was only in 1999 that the center was opened to other forms of art. The Memorial dos Povos Indígenas provides a perfect opportunity for cultural exchange among the tribes of the country as well as that of the world. Call for more information.
Designed by the eminent architects Oscar Niemayer and Lucio Costa, the Espaço Lúcio Costa which opened in 1992 is a fabulous entertainment venue that is the favorite of all event organizers. Enjoying a great location in the bustling Praça dos Três Poderes area, visitors to the city often stop by for a look at this architecturally stunning building. Lovers of history will delight in the old photographs of Brasilia that adorn some of the walls. A visit here is recommended!
Cine Drive-in has been open since 1973, at the height of popularity for the drive-in theater. Its projection screen covers 312 square meters, the largest in the country, and is the last cinema of the sort in Brazil . It shows mainly second run and classic movies, as well as comedy and animation flicks. For its lasting history and uniqueness, Cine Drive-in has become the subject of a film produced by Ibere Carvalho.
Choro is the Portuguese word for “cry” or “lament” and is the name of an instrumental style of popular Brazilian music which originated in Rio de Janeiro in the 19th Century. It is considered the first popular urban music started in Brazil. In this club you'll find great musicians and interpreters of popular Brazilian music (MPB), as well as regional and other kinds of instrumental music. The club is in a pleasant environment and offers a large parking lot.
Banco do Brasil contributes to spreading culture mainly by sponsoring cultural projects to be shown at its Cultural Centers- in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and Belo Horizonte. In Brasilia, this pleasant and spacious cultural center offers permanent and temporary exhibitions, theater plays and concerts. There are free shuttles from the Brasilia bus terminal. Visit the official website for the schedule.
Situated on the banks of Paranoá Lake, the Acoustic Shell is an open stage for all kinds of performing arts presentations. The structure has the capacity to hold up to 5000 people. Although it was officially inaugurated in 1969, the first show presented there was actually organized two years before, a presentation of the Rio de Janeiro City Ballet. The shell has also been the stage of the first two years of the most important rock festival in Brasilia, Porão do Rock. The entrance fees vary depending on each specific event. It's advisable to get there early on concert days due to traffic and parking.
Espaço Country Rock Brasília is reminiscent of a modern British pub with state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. This music venue has a huge stage and a fully equipped bar. It hosts concerts on MPB, metal, country rock, jazz, rock and roll, and blues. You have to be 18 years to enter the place. Enjoy acts by national and international musicians.