The motto of Minas is Libertas quae sera tamen (Liberty, though it be delayed). The central region of Minas Gerais, however, developed their own dialect, which is known as Mineiro or mountain dialect. Cookies help us deliver our Services. The state of metals. Mineiros speak Portuguese like other Brazilians, but, for some, the mineiro accent can be difficult to understand. Minas Gerais was the epicenter of the brazilian baroque movement during the colonial era, and the style is different from any other baroque style in the world. Mineiro (Portuguese pronunciation: [miˈnejɾu] (listen))[a], or the Brazilian mountain dialect (Portuguese: montanhês), is the Brazilian Portuguese term the characteristic accent spoken in the heart of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, and also in its capital, Belo Horizonte. Sertanejo culture. All I know is that they say uai só a lot and have a very distinctive accent. Minas Gerais is one of the “Texan states” in Brazil like Mato Grosso, Goiás and São Paulo. Replacement of some diphthongs with long vowels: Loss of initial "e" in words beginning with "es": This page was last edited on 5 September 2020, at 14:54. Recently, the influence of mineiro has been increasing and spreading, due to local pride and rejection of other accents. You'll only have some difficult if you're vegetarian, + Hospitality is a major trace of people of Minas Gerais, If you have the opportunity, you should go there, I think it would be better if you asked this question in r/brasil, i looove torresmo. Comida mineira is the best. That city had one of the best municipal food markets I have ever seen. Soapstones, Silver, Iron, Wood, Pottery and many other materials are used by mineiros to create amazing pieces of art. in an area of 3569 km². Some still operate; in February 2006 a ring of diamond smugglers, passing off diamonds from Minas as if they were South African, was broken up. Mineirês. The fact that Minas Gerais was one of the catholic centers of the Portuguese Empire (and later the Brazilian empire) created a culture of many catholic festivities like Congado, Folia de Reis, Festa Junina, Festa do Divino, Festa do Rosário, and many other local catholic-themed festivities in countryside cities exist to explore. Minas Gerais food is loved everywhere in Brazil. Its capital, Belo Horizonte, is said to be the "alcoholics' paradise", with more than ten thousand bars and restaurants. I am looking for someone to define these cultures (also described as "provincial") and how they are distinguished from Carioca and Paulista culture? I was in a small town once, buying food at a supermarket, and a random guy looked at me from another cashier line and said (in Portuguese), “Who are you? so delicious. Dress simply, without flaunting expensive clothes or jewellery. The main peculiarity is the agglutination of words in a phrase (probably influenced by indigenous peoples and Africans), like: “cêssasseuonibspassansavas?” Instead of: “você sabe se este ônibus passa na Savassi?”. I am currently reading a book about Milton Nascimento and Lô Borges' album Clube da Esquina and its opening chapter talks about how Belo Horizonte culture, and mineira culture in general, are integral parts of understanding the album.