Macy’s Brasil: A Magical Journey kicks off May 15th at the retailer’s world-famous flagship at Herald Square with a Carnaval-inspired celebration featuring the fashion, food, music, dance and art of Brasil.
The enchanting evening will bring the best of Brazil to New York City’s most iconic department store for a unique cultural celebration at a spectacular gala that will feature the sights, sounds and tastes of Brazil.
From Bossa Nova and Samba to Capoeira, Macy’s Herald Square will set the stage for internationally acclaimed musicians Bebel Gilberto and Sergio Mendes, Globo TV’s famous telenovela stars Fiorella Mattheis, Raphael Viana, and pop music sensation Fiuk bringing the spirit of Brazilian culture to life.
In addition to the festivities, the night will give back to the local communities in Brazil with a $50,000 donation to the BrazilFoundation and a silent auction benefitting the organization’s community led projects and efforts in empowering the region.
A spectacular runway fashion show, an art exhibition featuring the works of 27 Brazilian artists and epicurean delights from Rio’s renowned celebrity chef Felipe Bronze will cap the evening’s celebration.
Providing a window into Brazil’s vibrant food and drink scene is renowned celebrity chef Felipe Bronze of Oro Restaurant in Rio. At the gala, he’ll present his re-imagined modern Brazilian cuisine. In addition, Dallis Bros. Coffee will serve a very special single origin coffee, Brazilian Fazenda Nossa Senhora Yellow Bourbon Micro-lot, from their proprietary farm in the Alta Mogiana region of Brazil.