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Brazil is apparently home to a wizarding community comparable to that of the United Kingdom. The Amazon rainforest along with the municipalities of Caxambu, Manaus and Teresina may have significant magical populations, as the Daily Prophet saw fit to include forecasts for them in its international weather section.
Magical games and sports
The Brazilian National Quidditch team has won the Quidditch World Cup five times since the 20th century, when it managed to reach the quarter-finals. It was a finalist in the 1982 Quidditch World Cup and the runner-up of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.
- The Caipora is native to Brazilian rainforests.
- The Curupira is native to Brazilian forests.
- The Dugbog can be found in Brazil.
- The Fire slug is native to Brazilian rainforests.
- The Nogtail can be found in Brazil.
The ashwinder, basilisk, bundimun, chizpurfle, clabbert, fairy, flobberworm, ghoul, hippogriff, jobberknoll, kneazle, merpeople, mooncalf, plimpy, puffskein, salamander, streeler, werewolf and winged horse are all found worldwide.
- Castelobruxo is implied to be as old as Hogwarts, that is, over a thousand years.
- In 1991, Harry Potter talked to a boa constrictor of Brazilian descent. When Harry freed the snake, it left saying: "Brazil, here I come ... Thanksss, amigo."
- In 1993, the yearly International Warlock Convention was held in Brazil. It was hosted by the Brazilian Ministry of Magic, which stated that it was "proud" to host the event.
- In 1994, Ron Weasley said that his brother Bill had a pen-friend who attended a wizarding school in Brazil. When his pen-friend wanted him to go on exchange trip, Bill had to decline because his parents could not afford it. Unfortunately, his pen-friend got offended and sent Bill a cursed hat that made his ears shrivel up.
- The Caxambu Style Borborygmus Potion was developed in Caxambu, Brazil.
- Newton Scamander travelled by Brazil sometime, as it is known he studied the Fire Slugs in the country's rainforests.
Behind the scenes
- Eduardo Lima is a Brazilian graphic designer who worked in every movie of the franchise since Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and plans to work in the future trilogy of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Together with fellow designer Miraphora Mina, he founded the MinaLima design company.
- Alfie Enoch, who plays Dean Thomas in the film series, is the son of a Brazilian mother and an English father.
- In the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, during the scene in which the Durmstrang students enter the Great Hall, the student who performs acrobatic feats is portrayed by Brazilian actor Ponciano Almeida.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Mentioned only)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Mentioned only)
- Quidditch Through the Ages (real)
- The Making of Harry Potter (Mentioned only)
- Pottermore (Mentioned only)
- Harry Potter Trading Card Game (Mentioned only)
Notes and references
- ↑ The Making of Harry Potter - See this image.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
- ↑ Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Castelobruxo" at Pottermore
- ↑ Pottermore - PLACE YOUR BETS WITH LUDO BAGMAN (Archived)
- ↑ Quidditch Through the Ages (real) - Chapter 8 (The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 2 (The Vanishing Glass)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
- ↑ Alfie Enoch at Wikipedia