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October 24, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Time Details:
Register by: Wed, Oct 17
Seymour Center
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Lunch and Learn - The State of Minas Gerais: The Golden Belly of Brazil - Seymour

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

This interactive program features a guest speaker each quarter. These healthy conversations will stimulate your mind and create new thoughts after each presentation or powerful performance. A catered lunch will follow. The State of Minas Gerais: The Golden Belly of Brazil In the 16th century, Portuguese explorers discovered precious stones, diamonds and gold in the lush mountains of a region later named “Minas Gerais”. The state became, and remains today, the mining capital of Brazil. Many eminent and colorful professionals and artists, such as the architect Oscar Niemeyer, were born there. This presentation will discuss and illustrate the history and culture of Minas Gerais and Belo Horizonte, the state capital. Min: 15/Max: 25