Natural mineral (sparkling) water. The first flavour commercialized was lemon (Frize limão) but there is now many new flavours : strawberry, ananas, mandarin, cola-lemon, fig, etc. This refreshing sparkling drink of hot summer days knew such a great success that it managed to make drink water to the portuguese, even at the terrace of a café, thanks to Pedro Tochas hilarious commercials. Very slightly sweetened, with only 4 Kcal/100 ml for Frize lemon. ... read next
Naturally sparkling mineral water. Pedras Salga sources are known since Roman period. This brand produces now aromatized waters also.
Drink of brazilian origin. In Brazil, it's the most sold soda after Coca.
Popular drink with a medicine taste! Flavours proposed are orange, ananas, mango, passion fruit and lemon. Sumol brand sponsorize several sport events, music festivals...
How to dance Corridinho
Traditional portugese dance of Algarve area. This couple dance is executed in a circle, women being in the middle-side and men in the external part of the circle. This dance also exists in former colonies of Portugal. It's a very energic dance, making easily dizzy ! One clutchs itself to its partner and turns quickly, Corridinho meaning little race. see www.youtube.com
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How to dance Malhao Folkloric circle dance of Estramadure on 2/4. Malhão de Reguenga is danced by groups of four. The folkloric song Ó Malhão Malhão had been sung on 1982 by Linda de Suza.
How to dance Kizomba
Angolan dance of the 80's, Kizomba is a simplified version of Semba that spread on lusophone countries and then extended to the rest of Europe. Also named African Tango, Kizomba combines swayings of Zouk and the elegant sensuality of Tango. It's an affordable dance with an easy basic step that can be learned whatever old you are, thus beginners can enjoy the dance.
Three styles, angolan, cape verdean and portugese.
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How to dance Fadango
Spanish and portugese couple dance. Fandango is a love and seduction dance of andalusian origin. Beeing at the same time an urban and a theater dance, Fandango is characterized by a continual rhythm of castanets and a constant tempo increase. Unlike traditional dances, Fadango is danced as a popular entertainment, without wearing a specific costume. Video Fandango of Parana (Brazil) see www.youtube.com
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How to dance Rancho
This north Portugal couple dance is performed in rows or in a circle, according to the choreography. Each choreography tells a story. Traditional clothes represent poor peasants, sailors, fisher-men, or brides and lavenders.Women's jewelry are cross or heart shaped. Clothes varie according to regions and to the social status.