Pompano Beach has the largest concentration of Brazilians in South Florida. Located in the Center of Broward and within 15 minutes from all major Broward Cities, Pompano Beach was recently named by Trip Advisor as one of America’s Top 10 and up coming Destinations in the US. Mayor Lamar Fisher, on behalf of the city and event organizers accepted the Brazilian Press Award for 2013’s Best Brazilian Festival in the US. Today, the Annual Pompano Beach Brazilian Festival is the largest in the Southeast Cost of the United States.
The Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach has already proven to be the best and largest representation of the Brazilian Art, Culture and Cuisine in South Florida for 5 consecutive years. The perception was built, and the intention of the City of Pompano Beach to integrate Brazil with the local US culture is already accomplished. The largest Brazilian Event of South Florida, is non profit, and a community sponsored festival with the potential to become one of the largests in the US. The Fifth Edition of the Festival will follow the same successful formula and format of prior Events bu will be adding to the mix revolutionary and trendsetting Ideas. With that in mind, the Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach has the duty to improve and excel every year, by outdoing, and surpassing previous Festival’s.
Theme : In 2017, the Fifth Edition of the Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach aims to build awareness about Environmental protection and how recycling can have a positive effect to avoid Global Warming. Set designs and event scenography will be developed and built mainly with recycled materials. Portable Bars and Vip Area will become innovative showrooms with pioneering ideas of how to use recycled items to design sets and spaces. These new ideas and trends while surprising and trailblazing, portray and depict the inspiration that we need to find solutions that could protect our environment, and proactively act to prevent global warming.
The HEARTBEAT FOUNDATION is a non-profit corporation and operates exclusively for multicultural and educational purposes. We support, promote, and assist ethnic minorities by creating not for profit multicultural events, fund raising events, job fairs, and art programs that will generate social awareness and consciousness particular to specific communities while promoting cultural diversity.
What was done so far:
–HBF employed residents and locals by filing more than 267 direct part time positions in proprietary Multicultural Non Profit Events.
-HBF retained the services of 63 (forty three) local suppliers, contractors and vendors.
-Multicultural exhibitors and vendors employed an average of 2100 part time workers since 2012.
-Collecting non perishable Food Donations from Exhibitors/Vendors/Attendees with donations to Safe Harbor and Broward Schools.
-Donation of more then U$12,000.00 (twelve thousand dollars) in hard cash, beverages, refreshments, and food since 2012 to PIB Church Florida, Pompano Chamber of Commerce, the City of Pompano Beach, “Lar Maria Thereza” in Bahia for the Homeless, among many others.
-Donating part of all proceeds to agencies that support the social mission such as Radio Blog Miami (Social Service Radio Station about environmental awareness and protection).
-HBF helped more than 900 (eight hundred) local minority owned businesses with growth, sales, media exposure, and networking since 2012.
-HBF aimed to heat up the local economy with the sole purpose of promoting tourism in South Florida (Miami and Broward) through cultural diversity.
-Through happiness, fun, and entertainment we have been creating multicultural awareness, or unity, healing, and harmony between groups regardless of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status.
Organizers: The City of Pompano Beach supports the festival, the Non Profit Heartbeat Foundation supports and helps fund the Event, , The Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation and Multicultural Arts Department provides consulting and oversees City Staff management, and Public Services management. The Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce is a part of the Festival Board of Directors and Committee, and supports the Festival with Public Relations and New Business Development. The Broward ‘s Sheriff Department access traffic and safety matters. Via Americas produces, directs, and promotes the Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach.
Via Americas (www.viaamericas.us) : The Fifth Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach has a new ally and collaborator since 2015. “Via Americas”, a joint venture between “LS Entertain” and “Via BR Cenografia”. “Via Americas” is Brazil’s largest event organizer and set designer. They are the Official set designers of all FIFA Stadiums, since South Africa’s Worldcup. They will be the official contractor of Rio 2016 Olympics. The VIP Area of the Brazilian Carnival, at the “Sambródomo” in Rio de Janeiro, is created and built by them. Via Americas is also in charge of set designs, scenography and event development of the “Rock in Rio” Festivals, “Nissan” and “Volkswagen” Automobiles, “Bradesco” Bank, “Miss Universe”, among many other corporations. In 2017, “Via Americas” will raise the bar of the Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach, and bring our vision to a whole new level of quality and execution. With their support, we will achieve worldwide recognition, not only as the best Brazilian Festival in the US, but possibly the best Festival outside Brazil.
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Brazilian Festival Info:
6th Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach
Sunday: October 21 , 2017
Saturday: October 22, 2017
Time: 11am to 10pm (Sat), 11am to 8pm (Sun)
Location: Pompano Beach Community Park 820 NE 18th Ave. (N.E. 10th St. & U.S.1)
Pompano Beach, FL 33060