Brazilian Hour

Sundays, 9pm - 10pm
  • Hosted by Sergio Mielniczenko

This Radio Show, made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, promotes the best Brazilian music and culture all around the world.

The Cultural Sector of Brazil in Los Angeles created the Brazilian Hour Radio Program in 1978 to promote Brazilian music and culture in the United States. The program was introduced at radio station KXLU-LA 88.9 FM ( on March 5th of that year. Streamming live at KXLU Saturdays and Sundays 9-10:00am (SPT) In l981 the Brazilian Hour started a national distribution via satellite to all public stations in the United States. Also in l981 the Brazilian Hour began its international distribution to Brazilian Diplomatic Missions and and Centers of Brazilian Studies (CEBs). Currently the Brazilian Hour is produced in Portuguese, Spanish, English and French.