Located in SESC Horto, space has library and an EducationUSA office
The U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Brazil just opened a new “American Corner” in Campo Grande at SESC Horto. The Corner, the fourth such space in Brazil, provides information about U.S. culture, customs, language and study opportunities. The American Corner is open to the public and has a collection of almost 500 items, including books, audio-books, magazines, and DVDs. It also hosts an EducationUSA office, which offers advices and information for students who want to study in the United States.
The Campo Grande American Corner opened June 30 with a photo exhibition called “Shared Heritage”, showcasing 22 photos taken by Brazilian photographers in the U.S. and by American photographers in Brazil and with a performance by American bluegrass band Della Mae. United States Consul General in Sao Paulo, Dennis Hankins joined the president of the Mato Grosso do Sul Trade Federation Edison Ferreira de Araújo and the regional director of SESC Mato Grosso do Sul Regina Ferro at the opening.