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Brazilian Country Festival - Canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

Saturday 27th June 5:30pm 11:30pm
Saint Anthony's Parish in Cambridge

The Brazilian Community of Cambridge will be hosting its 26th Brazilian Festival on Saturday, June 27th, 2020. An annual traditional Brazilian Country Festival, "Festa Junina" in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that gathers more than 2 thousand people interested in the Brazilian culture, dance, food and drinks.

About Festa Junina: It’s a Brazilian Traditional Country Festival that takes place, every year in June, from North to South of Brazil. Festa Junina (June Festival), also known as festa de São João for their part in celebrating the nativity of St. John the Baptist, are the annual Brazilian celebrations historically related to European Midsummer that take place in the beginning of the Brazilian winter. These festivities, which were introduced by the Portuguese during th e colonial period (1500-1822), are celebrated during the month of June nationwide in Brazil. The Caipira style of quadrilha or square dancing is typical of the region and danced to country music by couples made of children but also adults usually attending a mock wedding.

When: June 27, 2020 (5:30 pm to midnight)
Where: Saint Anthony Parish Courtyard in Cambridge MA 
(400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge MA 02141)
Tickets: Free Admission (Donation Suggested)
Parking: Free Parking Lot (First Come First Serve)

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