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April 23 - National Choro Day in Brazil  

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About us:

Brazilian Music Foundation

The Brazilian Music Foundation.Org, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion, education, preservation and advancement of Brazilian music in America.

Our mission is to teach others about Brazilian music and instruments, along with strengthening the public awareness and appreciation for the country’s heritage

Our vision is to educate people about our country’s musical history and foster the future of Brazilian music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

Our goal is to create fun, unique opportunities for children and young adults to learn about Brazilian music and culture.

Madalena Sousa
Founder & President

Support BMF’s School of Music

As a non-profit, we strive to offer affordable music education programs to all people, but we need your support to continue offering music programs, concerts and community events. With your support we will produce creative cultural events, concerts, festivals, workshops in schools and universities, teach Brazilian music and its instruments, and strengthen the public’s awareness and appreciation for the country’s heritage


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Our mailing address is:
25-40 Shore Blvd. Suite 3D
Astoria, NY 11102
Tel. (917) 400-1578
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The White House, Washington
Today is Earth Day -- the last one I'll celebrate as President. Looking back over the past seven years, I'm hopeful that the work we've done will allow my daughters and all of our children to inherit a cleaner, healthier, and safer planet. But I know there is still work to do.
When Secretary of State John Kerry stands with other countries to support this agreement, we’ll advance a plan that prioritizes the health of our planet and our people. And we’ll come within striking distance of enacting the Paris Agreement years earlier than anyone expected.
This is important because the impact of climate change is real. Last summer, I visited Alaska and stood at the foot of a disappearing glacier. I saw how the rising sea is eating away at shorelines and swallowing small towns. I saw how changes in temperature mean permafrost is thawing and the tundra is burning. So we’ve got to do something about it before it’s too late.
As the world's second-largest source of climate pollution, America has a responsibility to act. The stakes are enormous -- our planet, our children, our future. That's true not just here in America, but all over the world. No one is immune.
That's why, when I ran for this office, I promised I'd work with anyone -- across the aisle or on the other side of the planet -- to combat this threat. It’s why we brought together scientists, entrepreneurs, businesses, and religious organizations to tackle this challenge together. It's why we set the first-ever national fuel efficiency standards for trucks and set new standards for cars. It’s why we made the biggest investment in clean energy in U.S. history. It’s why we put forward a plan to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. And it’s why in Paris, we rallied countries all over the world to establish a long-term framework to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions -- the first time so many countries had committed to ambitious, nationally determined climate targets.
Now, we're building on that momentum. When all is said and done, today will be the largest one-day signing event in the history of the UN.
That's what this is all about. And that's why today, America is leading the fight against climate change.
President Barack Obama

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