Upcoming events

Movie Night Elis - June 30th

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Important Information 

What: Reception with drinks followed by biopic of Elis Regina

When: 30th of June 2017 from 18:00 - 21:00

Where: First Floor Embassy of Brazil

Price: £10 Members • £15 Non-members (For member discount code please email anglobraziliansociety@gmail.com)

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The event

On the 30th of June, ABS will once again be hosting a Movie Night featuring the biopic of famous Brazilian singer Elis Regina. The film will be screened on the first floor at the Embassy of Brazil in the auditorium room and will also feature a drinks reception before the film.

About Elis Regina 

Elis Regina Carvalho Costa (March 17, 1945 – January 19, 1982), popularly known as Elis Regina, was a Brazilian singer of popular and Jazz music.

She became nationally renowned in 1965, after singing "Arrastão" (composed by Edu Lobo and Vinicius de Moraes in the first edition of TV Excelsior festival song contest, and soon joined O Fino da Bossa, a television program on TV Record. Elis was noted for her vocalization, as well as for her personal interpretation and performances in shows.

Her death, at the age of 36, shocked Brazil. She has frequently been regarded as the greatest Brazilian singer of all time by critics, musicians, and commentators.

Source: Wikipedia

ALAF Summer Party - June 15th

ALAF will be arranging a Summer Party on Thursday 15 June at the Regional Rotary HQ at York Gate.
If you wish to come, please make a transfer of £20 per ticket to the ALAF bank account at Lloyds. Sorting code 30 98 63 and account 22757968. Please also send an e mail to the Secretary, Gillian Graham, saying you have made the transfer and giving details of the names of those for who the transfer has been made.
Numbers are rather limited, so it will be first come first served and it is important that Gillian has names for the list. The donation is to cover the costs of food and beverages and to raise money for those children affected by El Nino.
ALAF Summer Party