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Traditional German polka band at the yearly Oktoberfest in Blumenau (SC). In the Southern region towns with names like Blumenau (SC), Garibáldi (RS), Nova Itália (SC) and Novo Hamburgo (RS) are examples of settlements founded by European immigrants, many of whom proudly retain their ethnic traditions. Growing Japanese communities, comprised of migrants from São Paulo, have sprung up in northern Paraná in Londrina, Maringá and Assaí in recent years.Banda de polca tradicional alemã no anual Oktorberfest de Blumenau (SC). Na região Sul, cidades com nomes como Blumenau (SC), Garibaldi (RS), Nova Itália (SC) ou Novo Hamburgo (RS) são apenas alguns exemplos de povoados fundados por imigrantes europeus, cujos habitantes se orgulham de terem preservado suas tradições étnicas. No norte do Paraná apareceram nos últimos anos comunidades japonesas em crescimento, como em Londrina, Maringá e Assaí, muitos dos quais emigraram de São Paulo.


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