Silvana Magda and Brazusa Cultural Center in Association with Newark City Hall
Brazil Week in Newark 2016
Brazil Week is a week that celebrates the Brazilian Independence and promotes the Brazilian culture, tourism, and business in the USA through a series of activities.
" Brazil Week in Newark", will shed light on the ethnicity, four states in Brazil which upholds the African traditions.
The Exhibition will display the ethnic and cultural wealth of the states of Bahia, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco and Rio de Janeiro also explore the tourist and economic potential of these states.
There will be a fine arts display of the Brazilian Artists Rene Nascimento, Antonio Oliveira Filho and Veronica Martins.
The event will also feature displays of the typical clothes of ethnic folklore of these states through artistic and cultural exhibitions, musical performances, dance, lectures and workshops.
In addition, "Brazil Week in Newark" will feature handicrafts and cultural manifestations of their cities.
Exhibition duration: August 30th to September 9th
Hours: 9am to 4pm
Opening Ceremony and Cultural Performance:
August 30th, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Venue: Newark City Hall
Last week Louisiana was struck by an intense, slow-moving storm that produced record rainfall, up to 30 inches in some places, that flooded an expansive area across the lower half of the state -- robbing so many Louisianans of their businesses, homes, and sense of security.
Since before the flooding began, FEMA has been working hand-in-hand with Louisiana officials to respond and help in the recovery efforts -- from providing shelter and housing and warm meals, to helping support home repairs and meet other serious disaster-related needs. As of this week, we've approved more than $127 million to help survivors with home repairs, rental assistance and other needs, and to advance payments to flood insurance policyholders who sustained damages, providing expedited relief.
That's exactly what the President directed us to do: Support and assist the people of Louisiana, no matter what it takes.Today, President Obama traveled to Baton Rouge to see the federal response effort firsthand. Watch what he had to say:
FEMA with our federal, state, private sector, and nonprofit partners are working around the clock to help make sure Louisianans have what they need to recover and rebuild their lives. Recovery is a long-term process, it's important that Louisianans know: You're not in this alone and we're with you for the long haul.You can get the latest information on what's happening on the ground here.
And if you or anyone you know has been impacted by this flooding, here are a few key resources that you can use and share:
To find the nearest Disaster Recovery Center visit www.fema.gov/DRC, use the FEMA Mobile Application, or text DRC and your zip code to 43362 (4FEMA).
If you are a resident or business owner who has sustained losses in the designated parishes, you can apply for assistance from FEMA by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired.
And if you want to do what you can to help the people of Louisiana get back on their feet, you can visit www.VolunteerLouisiana.gov to see how you can contribute to the response and recovery efforts.
Long after these floods recede and fall away from the headlines, FEMA and our colleagues in the federal response effort will be here alongside state officials as long as we are needed. It's our job to help make sure every community can recover and rebuild.
And that's what we plan to do.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Brazilian Day 2016 - NYC
46th St, New York, NY 10036
Between 5th and 6th Av.
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