August 30, 2017

City of Newark and The BrazUSA Cultural Center to Host Annual Brazilian Flag Raising Ceremony

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Newark, NJ—August 30, 2017—Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark Municipal Council Members, CEO and President of Brazusa and the Brazilian Day Festival Jose Moreira, and the Brazilian community will host the Annual Brazilian flag raising ceremony to honor that nation, today, Wednesday, August 30, at 6 p.m., in the City Hall First Floor Rotunda, 920 Broad Street.

Attendees will be able to enjoy a presentation filled with music, cultural dance performances, and a fashion show as the Brazilian community proudly celebrates their heritage. Food and refreshments will be served.

Who:               Mayor Ras J. Baraka

                       Newark Municipal Council Members

                       Jose Moreira, CEO and President of Brazusa and the Brazilian Day Festival

                       Brazilian Community


What:             Will host Annual Brazilian flag-raising ceremony.


When:             Wednesday, August 30

                        6 p.m.


Where:            First Floor Rotunda

                        City Hall

                        920 Broad Street


MEDIA NOTE: The event will commence with a ceremony in the First Floor Rotunda, and will be followed by the flag-raising outside of City Hall.

For more information, contact the Press Information Office – (973) 733-8004.