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A winter festival from Brazil origins
Festa Julina and Welcome to Thornbury are putting on a fabulous Brazilian Winter Festival! Festa Julina is a traditional Brazilian Winter Festival, celebrated locally which is even more popular than Carnaval! There will be Brazilian bands, Brazilian theatre and Brazilian food!
It will be held on Saturday 20th July 2019 from 2.00 pm to 11.00 pm at Welcome To Thornbury, 520 High Street, Northcote.
The event marks the arrival of winter right across Brazil and the end of the corn harvest to celebrate the oncoming rain. The Festa Julina here in Melbourne will feature a traditional theatre performance of the Runaway Bride and Casamento plus:
There will be live music from Sanfona Sentida - a Brazilian folkloric band.