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.
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 4 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 ambients 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.
Non Profit: The Heartbeat Foundation is a non profit corporation that promotes multicultural events with the goal of uniting the community and eradicate social inequality. The Heartbeat Foundation has produced and promoted the Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach, and The Festival of Nations (a Goal on multiculturalism). The Foundation employed residents and locals by filling more than 150 (one hundred and fifty) part time positions in its Multicultural Non Profit Events. The Foundation retained the services of 43 (forty three) local suppliers, contractors and vendors. Multicultural exhibitors and vendors employed an average of 600 part time workers. The Foundation collected non perishable food items, and donated almost U$6,000.00 (six thousand dollars) in cash, beverages and refreshments to people in need, churches, and orphanages. It also donated part of all proceeds to agencies that support the social mission. The Heartbeat Foundation helped more than 200 (one hundred) local minority owned businesses with growth, sales, media exposure, and networking. The Foundation is heating up the local economy and promoting tourism in South Florida through cultural diversity events. Through happiness, fun, and entertainment the Foundation has been trying to create 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:
Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach
Date: October 22, 2016.
Time: 11am to 10pm
Location: Pompano Beach Community Park
820 NE 18th Ave.
(N.E. 10th St. & U.S.1)
Pompano Beach, FL 33060