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Brazilian Cultural Center

Brazilian Cultural Center
Founder Government of Brazil
Type Cultural institution
Area served Worldwide
Product Brazilian cultural education

The Brazilian Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Brasileiro, abbreviated CCB), formerly known as the Center of Brazilian Studies or Center for Brazilian Studies ("Centro de Estudos Brasileiros"),[1] is an institution subordinated to the Brazilian diplomatic missions in each country, being the main instrument for the execution of the Brazilian cultural policy abroad.[2][3]

There are Brazilian Cultural Centers currently in Angola, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Germany, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.[4][5]

The centers are also home to the CELPE-Bras exams.[6]

References

  1. ^ dc.mre.gov.br
  2. ^ São Tomé e Príncipe: Campanha com jeito de espetáculo, PlusNews news
  3. ^ Moçambicano assume centro cultural brasileiro em Maputo, Agência Lusa news
  4. ^ Brazilian Cultural Centers directions, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website
  5. ^ Brazilian Cultural Centers directions, Brazilian Cultural Center Barcelona website
  6. ^ Authorized institutions for the application of CELPE-Bras exams, as of 2010

External links

  • Fundación Centro de Estudos Brasileiro
  • The history of the cultural centers and institutes, in Portuguese
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