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This is Brazil!

This is Brazil! is a six-part travel documentary series hosted by Brazilian-born Australian, Fernanda de Paula, exploring Brazil's cultural diversity. Because it was created concerned with the 2014 Brazil World Cup, the series showcases the food, football and culture of Brazil featuring the 12 Brazilian capital cities hosted the 2014 World Cup matches. From the pounding drums of the Afro-Brazilian capital, Salvador, to the floating villages of the Amazon, Fernanda meets the people that infuse everyday life in Brazil with passion.

Episode 1 - Curitiba and Belo Horizonte
Fernanda de Paula begins her journey at a local football match in Curitiba, the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Parana. Then she moves to Belo Horizonte, the capital of the state of Minas Gerais.

Episode 2 - Sao Paulo and Fortaleza / Fernando De Noronha
Fernanda explores Sao Paulo, the most populous city in Brazil and a melting pot of cultures. Then she travels to Fortaleza in Northeastern Brazil and Fernando De Noronha, an island paradise in Brazil’s north.

Episode 3 - Brasilia and Rio De Janeiro
Fernanda explores the futuristic city Brasilia, the federal capital of Brazil. Then she heads to Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city in Brazil, to explore the origins of Brazil's passion for football.

Episode 4 - Rio De Janeiro, Recife, Porto Alegre and Manaus
In Rio De Janeiro and Recife, Fernanda joins Carnival parades and celebrations and shows that rhythm, participation, and costumes vary from one region to another. Then she travels to Porto Alegre, home to Brazilian cowboys, and Manaus, the biggest city in the Amazon.

Episode 5 - Manaus and Natal
Fernanda ventures deeper into the jungle to truly discover the remoteness of Amazonia. She experiences magical moments with baby dolphins, a three-toed sloth, capuchin monkeys and an anaconda. Then she heads to Natal, famous for its natural beauty.

Episode 6 - Cuiaba and Salvador
Fernanda journeys to Cuiaba and Brazil's wild west where the largest cattle herds in the country live to explore the culture and food of the cowboys. Then she heads to Salvador on the northeast coast of Brazil, the centre of Afro-Brazilian culture.


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