The Brazil-South Africa Cultural Centre together with the Brazilian Embassy in Pretoria, took part in the "2016 Diplomatic Fun Fair" on October 29th 2016. The event was hosted by the Foreign Relationships and Cooperation Department of South Africa, in the Union Buildings gardens, headquarters of the presidency of the South Africa republic. The fair brought together 46 diplomatic missions. The event is promoted yearly by the South African government and aims to encourage cultural exchange as well as to allow the local community to have a closer contact with other countries.
The Brazilian stand, which was decorated with flags and posters of Brazil's landscapes, distributed brochures, cultural and tourism promotion materials, leaflets about Portuguesa classes at the Cultural Centre and at the University of Pretoria, as well as it served Brazilian food. Brazilian popular music (MPB) videoclips and promotional videos
The 32nd international book fair of Gothenburg, one of the biggest literary fairs in Europe, took place in September 2016, with the remarkable presence of a stand entirely dedicated to Brazil, the only latin-american country and the only CPLP (the Community of Portuguese Language Countries) member to have an exclusive stand in Gothenburg's book fair.
Three writers took part of the Brazilian delegation: Oscar Nakasato, author of the book "Nihonjin", 2012 "Jabuti Award" winning novel, about the story of Japanese immigrants to Brazil; André Neves, author of a lot children books like "TOM", whose main character is an autistic boy; and Bianca Pinheiro, a comic book writer, winner of the most important Brazilian comic book award in 2015.
The Brazilian stand hosted the exhibition of a diversified set of books like a collection of "Prêmio Jabuti" winners sent by the