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Brazilian street party in Miami!

World Cup Countdown: 6 Days to Go!

The World Cup kicks off next Thursday in Sao Paulo, with Brazil vs. Croatia. I'll be reporting from there live. For those who can't make it to Brazil, this looks like a fabulous second option....

Bud Light Brings Brazilian Carnival to Miami Block Party to Celebrate the FIFA World Cup™

 WHAT:      The wait is over. To kick-off the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ inaugural game between Brazil and Croatia, Bud Light is bringing down the house with a unique celebration that includes a Brazilian carnival float, samba dancers, live batucada band and other surprises to the largest block party in Miami

 Even better, Bud Light – the official beer of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ is inviting fútbol aficionados and media as special guests to join this ultimate soccer experience. The event will feature exciting games, a fan zone with tournament prizes, performance stage with live bands and other surprises that will be taking place at the historic Kukaramakara Brickell.  The inaugural game will be hosted by actor Ivan Van Hernandez and radio personality and television host Humberto Rodriguez “El Gato”.

 WHEN:      Thursday, June 12, 2014

                    1:00PM – Festivities/Media Opportunities    3:30PM – Brazil v. Croatia (game)

 WHERE:   Kukaramakara (Brickell)

1250 South Miami Ave.

Miami, FL 33131


  • 25-foot carnival float that features FIFA World Cup™ logos and Brazilian macaws
  • Live samba dancers and batucada band – dressed in Brazilian carnival attire
  • Fútbol Kings: Freestyle soccer players that combine electrifying tricks with capoeira, a Brazilian art form that blends elements of martial arts, music and dance