It is time to meet friends, try delicious food, enjoy the colours and atmosphere.
The “Festas Juninas” are folk celebrations that take place everywhere in Brazil, from parties that engage whole cities to small family parties.
My Family’s Traditional Yearly June Party, in 1981!
They happen through the month of June in commemoration of the saints’ days: St John, St Peter and St Paul.
They are about dancing, dressing in funny folk costumes, eating delicious food, drinks to warm up the heart and a lot of excitement.
BraCCA organizes its annual party in Sydney (Arraial do BraCCA) so all can experience a little piece of Brazil. The best part is the food, I felt like a child in a candy store last year.
Everywhere I looked I saw something that I wanted to eat or drink: party pastries, churrasco (barbecue meat), delicious sweets and cakes, cheese bread, Guaraná, sugar cane juice, coconut water, Feijoada (black beans) and other scrumptious dishes.
It is a great opportunity to meet new and old friends, there is music all day and the traditional dancing for kids.
If you want to have a full Brazilian experience without having to cross the ocean you have to come to this event!
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