Suffering yes, practicing Portuguese also

Minimum recommended level: beginner
Resources required: Good internet connection 
Working camera and microphone 

Dear lovers of the Portuguese language, we invite you to an exciting meeting that will surely touch your hearts: a special meeting dedicated to popular Brazilian songs that talk about love (especially unrequited love), in other words, SOFRÊNCIA!

Suppose you are already a great admirer of Noel Rosa’s samba, Vinícius de Moraes’ poetry, Tom Jobim’s bossa nova, Elis Regina’s emotion, who, with their lyrics and melodies, captured the essence of pain and passion in their songs. In that case, you can’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the poetics of suffering in Brazilian music.

We’ll discuss the lyrics, explore their vocabulary and expressions typical of Brazilian Portuguese, and understand the role of sofrência in Brazilian musical culture and how it reflects society.

In this RioONLINE! you’ll get to know sofrência songs in different rhythms, share your favorite songs, discuss your impressions and meet other Brazilian music lovers.

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12 Jul 2024


Rio Time
16:00 - 17:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 12 Jul 2024
  • Time: 15:00 - 16:00


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