Culture of Brazil by: Melik Owens

Population : 211,243,220

Ethinic makeup : Portuguese

Language : Portuguese

Capital of Brazil : Brasilia

Type government : federal and constitutional republic

Currency : Brazilian real

Major religion : Catholic

Climate : Tropical

Traditional foods

1. Moqueca

2. Brigaderos

3. Pao de queijo

Appointment alert

1. Ash Wednesday

2. Cranival

3. Christmas

Business dress

1. Suit and tie

2. Skirts and blouse

3. Not to colorful

Conversation & Meeting etiquette

1. Complex highly personal

2. Shaking hands

3. Eye contact

Gift giving etiquette

1. Do not expect important gifts

2. Giving company related gifts

3. Some gifts can and are understood as bribes

Lets make a deal (Business negotiations)

1. English is widely used

2. Ask the people you are working with what language is ok

3. Mix business sometimes work good as partners

Prosperous entertaining ( Dining etiquette)

1. Lunches can be set up to disgust things

2. Make reservations

3. Breakfast 7-9 am or 2 pm for dinner

Public behavior

1. Value personal space

2. In Brazil it is common to kiss women on the cheek when meeting

3. For men a hand shake is ok

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