Lindo maravilhoso (leen-doh mah-dah-veel-yoh-zoo) is a Brazilian saying that literally translates to Beautiful, Marvelous!
As you may know, I am from Brazil and we have three more Au Pairs from Brazil in Philadelphia cluster of Go Au Pair agency. Jessica, another Au Pair from Brazil, suggested switching an aupair meeting to a Brazilian Festival. Sounds like a great idea, a Brazilian Festival, here in Bucks county, near Philadelphia.
Our Brazilian party is coming and here’s a few things you should know about Brazil.
Our flag is composed by four colors:
Green representing our forests;
Yellow representing our gold;
Blue representing our Sky and
White representing peace.
The stars represent the Brazilian states and “ORDEM E PROGRESSO” means “Order and Progress”.
Brazil is located in South America, here’s a map
Brazil’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff, was elected in October 31, 2010. She’s the 36th president.
The President’s official residence is located in Brazil’s capital, Brasília.
Brazil is famous for its success in Soccer World Cups (we are 5-time champions), for our famous soccer players Pelé, Ronaldo and Kaká, for instance.