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

02.24 - Kiev Ballet, the National Opera Ballet of Ukraine

 

After the success of the 2017 tour, the Kiev Ballet is back to perform in Brasília on February 24 and 25, at Teatro da Caixa.

 

Gran Gala is a performance by 10 soloists of the Kiev Ballet in a special format, in which the duration of the show is shorter. A variety of classical pieces are presented such as Carmen, Don Quixote and Swan Lake.

 

The National Opera Ballet of Ukraine is considered one of the five largest dance companies in the world. Kiev Ballet brings to the city some of the most awarded dancers in the world such as Tatiana Goyakova, Anastasiya Shevchenko, Maxim Khamishev.

 

In addition to the presentations, a free dance class will be offered by a professional dancer from Brasília, on February 24, at the event venue - registrations limited to 30 students.

 

Venue: Teatro da Caixa
Where:
Setor Bancário Sul, Quadra 4, Lote 3/4 - Asa Sul
When:
Saturday,February 24, at 8 pm; Sunday, February 25, at 7 pm
Price:
R$ 20,00 and R$ 10,00 (half-price for students and senior citizens)
Rating:
Free

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