CGTN America
CGTN America 23 Aug 2020

European Languages find a home in Brazil

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The first wave of German immigrants disembarked in Brazil almost 200 years ago. They formed colonies inland and maintained their native dialects and tongues, while preserving them in a country where Portuguese is the official language.

Correspondent Maria Valls investigated this cultural heritage before the COVID-19 pandemic.


The first wave of German immigrants disembarked in Brazil almost 200 years ago. They formed colonies inland and maintained their native dialects and tongues, while preserving them in a country where Portuguese is the official language.

Correspondent Maria Valls investigated this cultural heritage before the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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