A Glimpse of Construction of Modern Brazil From Chandigarh


What better way to add to your knowledge and learn about the culture and development of a different country sitting here in your own town.

Modern Brazil

To celebrate 200 years of Brazilian independence this year, the Embassy of Brazil is holding a series of events in partnership with Indian organizations to showcase its diversity and contributions to the world.

As part of this initiative Embassy of Brazil, New Delhi, in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh is holding an exhibition ‘Brasília 60+ and the Construction of Modern Brazil’.

Modern Brazil

From the epic construction to its most recent buildings, this exhibition includes photographs of three masters in Brazilian photography and architecture models of some of the key buildings. The exhibition was inaugurated by Punjab Governor and UT Administrator Banwarilal Purohit in the presence of Andre Aranha Correa do Lago, Ambassador of Brazil to India and Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator.

Place: Government Art Museum, Sector 10, Chandigarh

Date: Nov 23,2022 – Jan 31, 2023

Time: 10 am to 5pm

Brasilia and Brazil

Brasilia was built in under four years and inaugurated as the new capital of Brazil in 1960. It is the most ambitious urban project in the 20th century worldwide, creating buildings that have become popular icons and asserting modernism as the symbol of Brazil.

Modern Brazilian architecture
Modern Brazilian architecture

Brasilia is the first architectural and urban complex of the 20th century recognised as UNESCO’s world heritage site.

Cathedral of Brasilia
Cathedral of Brasilia

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