7th annual Carnaval to take place Feb. 11 at Palais Royale

by Kathleen Joyce


The lively music and dance ofBrazilwill come to downtownSouth Bendon Feb. 11 (Friday) when the University of Notre Dames Kellogg Institute for International Studies partners with WVPE-FM to host the Michiana areas 7th annual celebration of the Brazilian cultural tradition known as Carnaval.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 8 p.m. at the Palais Royale Ballroom,105 W. Colfax Ave.,South Bend. % A repertoire of authentic Brazilian music and dance will be provided by the popular group Chicago Samba. %

The Kellogg Institute is Notre Dames center for comparative social science research aboutBraziland numerous other countries and regions. %% Other campus sponsors of the Carnaval celebration include the Office of International Study Programs, International Student Services and Activities, and the student club La Alianza.

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