On the Visite São Paulo blog you will find things to do in the city, with ideas for outings, the best cultural programs, theaters, museums, shows, exhibits, and fun for today, tomorrow and the weekend, for kids and adults, for a fee or free of charge and much more. After all, São Paulo is All Good!
CHAMPIONSHIP: FINAL KWC BRAZIL – KARAOKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
For 15 years the Karaoke World Championships has gathered an average of 30 countries do compete for the world champion title. In Brazil the championship is in its 3rd edition and selects the best singers to compete for a position in the world final in Helsinki, Finland, will all expenses included. On September 17, the event will gather singers from 5 Brazilian states at Tropical Butantã to choose the champion couple that will represent Brazil and share the stage with people from all over the world.
Av. Valdemar Ferreira, 93 – Butantã
September 17, 2017
Opening Hour: 2 PM
Ticket: Available on TicketBrasil website
Source: Event’s official website.
SHOW: VANESSA DA MATA
Vanessa’s maternal grandmother was from the Xavantes tribe and the singer received several musical influences, such as samba, country music, Italian tacky music, carimbó (a musical rhythm from Amazon) and artists like Luiz Gonzaga, Tom Jobim, Milton Nascimento, and Orlando Silva. As a songwriter, she became famous with songs for Chico César, Maria Bethânia and Ana Carolina, in addition to participating in Milton Nascimento’s and Bethânia’s concerts. Owner of a great talent, Vanessa da Mata conquered a great number of fans and admirers of her work across Brazil.
Rua Bragança Paulista, 1.281 – Santo Amaro
September 30, 2017
Time: 10 PM
Ticket: From R$ 80 on Ingresso Rápido website
Source: Grupo Tom Brasil.
EVENT: ATIBAIA’S 37th FLOWER AND STRAWBERRY FEST
Atibaia’s Flower and Strawberry Fest is the fourth cultural event in São Paulo state that attracts the most audience from outside São Paulo state. Every year, millions of people attend the fest for its excellent gastronomy, flowers and plants that enchant by the quality and diversity of species, in addition to an intense and varied cultural scenario.
Parque Edmundo Zanoni – Atibaia
Av. Horácio Neto, 1.030
September 01 – 24, 2017
Opening Times: Friday-Sunday and September 7, 9 AM – 6 PM
Tickets at Box Office: Friday (promotional) R$ 15
Saturday, Sunday and September 7: R$ 15 (half) / R$ 30 (full)
Online tickets: Friday (promotional) R$ 15
Saturday, Sunday and September 7: R$ 15 (half) / R$ 26 (full)
Source: Event’s official website.
SHOW: ELVIS: THE CONCERT
Gilberto Augusto, the most awarded Elvis interpreter from South America, brings Elvis to life with an interpretation full of talent, vocal power and a lot of charisma. It is a true musicality show that impresses by harmony, perfect arrangements and vocal power bringing back all magic from the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Rua Palestra Itália, 500 – 3° Piso – Perdizes
September 7, 2017
Time: 9 PM
Ticket: From R$ 30 on Ingresso Rápido website
Source: Teatro Bradesco.
EXHIBITION: METROPOLIS: PAULISTANA EXPERIENCE
The exhibition will gather about 80 works from 33 artists, among facilities, paintings, pictures, videos and works in other media, mostly contemporaneous works. Among the exhibiting artists, we have Sidney Amaral, oDra Longo Bahia, Victor Brecheret, Peter de Brito, Rafael Carneiro, Leda Catunda, Flávio Cerqueira, Lia Chaia, and other artists from São Paulo city, who live or lived in the city and give emphasis to the experience of living in São city Paulo, that is the “paulistana experience”.
Pinacoteca de São Paulo – Pina Estação
Largo General Osório, 66
Until September 18, 2017
Opening Hours: Wednesday-Monday, 10 AM – 5:30 PM – staying until 6 PM
Ticket: R$ 6 (full) / R$ 3 (half). Free for children under 10 and adults over 60
Saturdays: entry is free
Source: Pinacoteca de São Paulo.
FESTIVAL: VIRADA ESPORTIVA 2017
With free activities for the people, the 11th edition of the Virada Esportiva (a 24-hour sports event) of São Paulo city takes place on September 23 and 24, 2017, and the Municipal Sports and Leisure Secretariat intends to promote this event in partnership with the private sector.
Several locations in São Paulo city
September 23 and 24, 2017
Click on the following link and check the activities: www.esportividade.com.br/virada-esportiva-17-sera-com-dinheiro-privado-patrocinios-sao-contrapartida.
SHOW: LUAN SANTANA
The country singer Luan Santana presents his most recent album, “1977”, and promises to sing a series of unedited songs on Villa Country’s stage.
Av. Francisco Matarazzo, 774 – Água Branca
September 21, 2017
Opening Hour: 8 PM
Ticket: From R$ 60 on Ticket360 website
Source: Villa Country.
EXHIBITION: TOULOUSE-LAUTREC IN RED
Photo: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec O divã [The Divan], circa 1893, Compra [Purchase], 1958
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) was one of the most important European artists at the turn of the 19th to the 20th century – a decisive time for the modern art and stage for political, economic and social transformations that mark the life in the cities up to date. The MASP presents the most extensive exhibition dedicated to the artist in Brazil, encompassing all of his artistic production, from the first years, in the 1880’s, to the end of his life, in a collection of 75 works and 50 documents.
MASP – Art Museum of São Paulo
Av. Paulista, 1.578 – Bela Vista
Until October 1, 2017
Opening Hours: Tuesday- Sunday, 10 AM -6 PM (box office opened until 5:30 PM); Thursday, 10 AM -8 PM (box office opened until 7:30 PM)
Ticket: R$ 30 (full) / R$ 15 (half)
Tuesdays: entry is free
Source: MASP – Art Museum of São Paulo.
10 CAFES IN MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL CENTERS YOU MUST KNOW
Photo: Rogério Cassimiro/Archive
Sometimes we want to make the afternoon coffee the event of the day or just to enjoy a moment at some special place. Whether before or after a visit to an exhibition, but also when we want a, let’s say, more inspiring atmosphere, the cafés in the museums and cultural centers of the city are the perfect choice. Check the list prepared by the blog Passeios Baratos em São Paulo (Cheap Leisure Programs in São Paulo) with some places worth knowing, particularly for their location, regardless of the cultural event being part of the program: passeiosbaratosemsp.com.br/10-cafes-em-museus-e-centros-culturais-que-voce-precisa-conhecer.