02.22 - CasaPark Drive Experience

 

Starting this Thursday, February 22, the 10th edition of Drive Experience, an exhibition of old cars aimed at collectors and enthusiasts of the machines takes place at CasaPark.

 

The brands V12 Motors, Villa Náutica, Villa Motors and Suzuki are set to participate in the show. During the event, customers will be able to test drive the cars and also consult specialists in the area, as vehicles will be exposed inside the mall.

 

The free event invites the audience to check out 15 classic and rare models of racing cars and a curious vehicle used in the movie franchise Mad Max.

 

Venue: CasaPark
Where:
SGCV Sul, lote 22, Guará
When:
Thursday, February 22 to Monday, February 26, from 10 am to 10 pm
Price:
Free Admission
Rating: Free
Information: (61) 3403-5300

02.23 - Dance show Cubaxé

 

The dance show “Cubaxé” presents the best of what there is in Cuban culture through dance and music. The spectacle will be presented at Teatro Brasília Shopping this Friday, February 23.

 

“Cubaxé” brings the most diverse musical and corporal expressions in order to enhance Cuban artistic traditions and to spread the new musical tendencies of the Caribbean island. The show will amaze the audience with a visual and sound experience in which it will be possible not only to know but also to feel the elements that create the Cuban cultural identity.

 

The show is directed by Cuban dancer and choreographer Melquíade Hernández. Known in the local art scene as Mel, he worked in several Havana dance companies during the 1990s, 2000s and 2010.

 

Venue: Teatro Brasília Shopping
Where: Brasília Shopping, Setor Comercial Norte, Quadra 5, Bloco A - Asa Norte
When: Friday, February 23, at 8h30 pm
Price: R$ 40,00 and R$ 20,00 (half-price for students and senior citizens)
Rating: Free
Information: (61) 2109-2122

02.24 - Mercadinho - Organic Food Fair

 

In the wake of a new conscious regarding healthy eating and also the cultivation of organic food, Brasília Shopping brings to the city the natural and organic food fair Mercadinho.

 

Mercadinho features a free program, stands with organic products of the city, in addition to the presence of TV personality Alana Rox. The program also features the band Flor de Sal.

 

Alana Rox will present a workshop at 11 pm. She is going to teach natural eating tips and day-to-day recipes. Those interested in participating should withdraw limited tickets at the shopping mall.

 

Venue: Brasília Shopping
Where:
Setor Comercial Norte, Quadra 5 – Asa Norte
When:
Saturday, February 24, from 9 am to 6 pm
Price:
Free Admission/ Tickets for the workshop must be taken in advance.
Rating: Free
Information: (61) 2109-2122

03.18 - St. Patrick's Day at Parque da Cidade

 

Parque da Cidade hosts the event Cerva no Parque. The event celebrates St. Patrick’s Day, the traditional Irish party.

 

St Patrick's Day is a global celebration of Irish culture on or around March 17. It particularly remembers St. Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century.

 

Songs, typical foods, food trucks and, of course, lots of beer in beer trucks are guaranteed in the event.

 

Venue: Parque da Cidade
Where:
Parque da Cidade
When:
Sunday, March 18, from 10 am to 10 pm
Price:
Free Admission
Rating: Free

02.16 - Brasília Restaurant Week

 

The gastronomic event Restaurant Week is back to Brasília on February 16 with the proposal to take advantage of the World Cup – which take place in June and July - to explore the best of international cuisine.

 

The event features two menus: “Restaurant Week” - R$ 43,90 for lunch and R $ 54,90 for dinner and “Restaurant Week + (plus)” - R$ 55,00 lunch and R$ 68,00 the dinner.

 

It is expected that 70 restaurants take part in the event, which runs until March 11. Out of these 70 restaurants, 40 will offer the “Restaurant Week Menu” and, the other 30 will offer the “Menu Plus”.

 

See all the restaurants participating HERE.

 

Venue: Brasília Restaurant Week -18th edition
When: From February 16 to March 11.
Price:
Menu Restaurant Week – R$ 43,90 (Lunch) and R$ 54,90 (Dinner)/ Menu Plus – R$ 55,00 (Lunch) and R$ 68,00 (Dinner)
Information:
restaurantweek.com.br/

03.01 - Lecture with Buddhist Monk Gen Kelsang Drime

 

Buddhist Monk Gen Kelsang Drime, a resident professor at the Kadampa Meditation Center in Rio de Janeiro, will give a lecture entitled "A Arte De Confiar em Si” (The Art of Trusting Yourself) in which he shows the importance of regular measurement practice.

 

In addition to talking about the subject, Gen Kelsang Drime will also teach easy methods, showing that anyone can practice meditation, developing a more constructive attitude towards life.

 

The lecture also reflects on good qualities and inner strength. The goal is to conquer a more serene mind, enjoying purer forms of happiness.

 

Venue: Livraria Cultura Casa Park
Where:
SGCV - Sul, Lote 22, Piso 2, Loja 4 - Zona Industrial
When:
Thursday, March 1, at 7h30 pm
Price:
R$ 40,00
Rating:
Free
Information: (61) 99391-3883

05.12 - Imperial Circus of China

 

The Imperial Circus of China is back in Brasilia with the show “On Ice Mundo da Imaginação”. The new show is even greater than the show presented last year. This time, the Circus brings acrobats and dancers performing on top of an ice rink.

 

The new show promises to continue the group's success in Brazil in 2017, when it toured in different Brazilian cities.

 

There will be more than 30 Chinese artists among acrobats, contortionists and dancers. It is worth remembering that they are professionals with a life dedicated to art and highly trained

 

During past years, the Imperial Circus has toured in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, England, Scotland, Australia, Peru, Panama, Ecuador, Bolivia, Lebanon, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and many other countries.

 

Venue: Ginásio Nilson Nelson
Where:
Eixo Monumental Avenue, next to TV Tower and Convention Center
When:
May 12 and 13. Show times to be announced.
Price: To be announced

01.29 - Kpop classes at Embassy of Korea

 

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea offers 15 new spots for those interested in participating in Kpop classes for beginners in Brasilia.

                

The classes of this new cycle will begin on February 6, always on Tuesdays (days 6, 20 and 27), starting at 12h50 pm. Due to the Carnival holiday, there will be no class on Tuesday, March 13. This class will be held exceptionally on March 6.

 

Classes are for free, but a fee of R$ 20,00 is charged on the first day to cover administrative costs. This time, the candidate who do not attend on the first day and / or do not pay the fee will be replaced by a student on the waiting list.

 

To register, fill out the form available on the website of the Embassy of Korea (http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/en/index.do) and send it to the email culturacoreanabr@mofa.go.kr until the 29th of January.

01.30 - Film Festival "Sonora: Ennio Morricone"

 

At 86 years old, movie music master Ennio Morricone has been composing for films and television for half a century. He has written the scores for more than 500 movies and TV series, as well as works for the concert hall. 

 

The film festival “Sonora: Ennio Morricone”is a well-deserved tribute to the master that is part of film history with memorable songs. Rafael Bezzera is the curator of the festival that presents a retrospective of Morricone’s work from 1960s to the present day.

 

Movies by Terrence Malick, Quentin Tarantino, Brian De Palma, Pedro Almodovar, Bernardo Bertolucci and Sergio Leone are in the program. The film festival also includes debate and inclusive session with audio description and sign language.

 

See the full program HERE.



Venue:
CCBB
Where:
Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, Trecho 02 – Asa Sul
When: January 30 to February 25.
Price: R$ 10,00 and R$ 5,00 (half-price for students and senior citizens)
Rating:
12
Information: (61) 3108-760

Parque Diversom: Sound Sculptures


The Teatro Udi Grudi Circus occupies the lawn of CCBB Brasilia, transforming it into a large laboratory.

The theater group from Brasília presents its sound sculptures and musical instruments, made with alternative and recycled materials, that allow the public to see, feel, understand and have fun with sound and music.


In the exhibition, visitors are invited to interact in a multimedia space that provides the experience of a series of sensorial and playful experiences, expanding their knowledge about the Sound and their ability to appreciate Music.


Venue: CCBB
Where: SCES – Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, Trecho 2, Asa Sul
When: December 1 to March 31, from 9 am to 9 pm
Price: Free Admission
Rating: Free

Conheça o Museu Nacional (Get to know the National Museum)

 

After 45 years, the original project of the architect Oscar Niemeyer to the Esplanada dos Ministérios (Esplanade of the Ministries) was finished with the opening of the Conjunto Cultural da República (Republic Cultural Group), formed by the Museu Nacional Honestino Guimarães (National Museum Honestino Guimarães) and by the Biblioteca Nacional Leonel de Moura Brizola (National Library Leonel de Moura Brizola).

The museum has an eye-catching architecture and shows many exhibitions of national and international arts. It has an outmost high-tech lightning that gives a genuine view of the arts exposed. The museum has two auditoriums.

Museu Nacional do Conjunto Cultural da República 
Where: Esplanada dos Ministérios
Open daily, from 9 a.m to 7 p.m