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Love Brazilian culture? Help make Brazilian Day & Lavagem spectacular!

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 10 people are interested

Brazilian Day and Lavagem is an annual event to celebrate the music, dance and the traditions of Brazil, and is organized by BrasArte, a well known cultural center in Berkeley (1901 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley). This year's event will be on Sunday, September 5, outdoors only. We are looking for energetic and organized people to help staff numerous areas throughout the festival, such as:

Artist Check-in & Hospitality - VIP entrance - Vendor Booth support - Decorating - Recycling - Beer Garden support - Festival set up - Festival break down

Brazilian Day & Lavagem festival will feature Brazilian music and dance on the main stage, a Lavagem (blessing by the children), Brazilian food and a beer & wine garden and caipirinha lounge.

It is going to be an unforgettable event, and we need our entire community to make it happen. Please join us as a volunteer and enjoy the magic and joy of this vivid festival throughout the day. Please spread the word!

We will have a virtual Volunteer Meeting this coming Saturday, August 28th at 5:30 pm (via Zoom). Invite a friend and learn more about the volunteering opportunities at this fun event!

No time to attend the upcoming meeting? No worries, we'll contact you via your preferred method of communication.

To learn more about Brazilian Day and Lavagem please visit

6 Shifts

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  • Sun Sep 05, 2021 - evening / 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Festival break down
  • Sun Sep 05, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
    Recycling / Vendor Booth support
  • Sun Sep 05, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
    Artist Check-in & Hospitality - VIP entrance
  • Sun Sep 05, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
    Beer Garden support
  • Sun Sep 05, 2021 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Vendors Booth support
  • Sun Sep 05, 2021 - morning / 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Festival Set-up / Decoration
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About Brasarte


1901 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702, US

Mission Statement

One of the few arts and cultural organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area with a focus specifically on preserving the traditional dances and music of Brasil, BrasArte focuses on providing events and activities which enrich the lives of both Bay Area residents with Brasilian roots and those with an interest in discovering more about Brasil's extensive traditions.


BrasArte has four major goals:

1 To preserve the traditional dances and music of Brasil
2 To preserve the historical roots of Brasil's vibrant culture by helping to support and care for its aging artists and mentors
3 To nurture new and emerging artistic talent through free and low-cost classes for children and youth
4 To provide cultural exchange between Brasil and the United States


Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community


Sun Sep 05, 2021
08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
This opportunity has 6 shifts


1901 San Pablo AvenueBerkeley, CA 94702



  • Event Management
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Arts Administration
  • Bartending
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Most shifts are 2 hours, but can vary
  • We are asking for all volunteers to wear a mask during their shifts. Dress code, casual - color white.

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