Basically, it is just like any other nightclub (or university party, as the people there tend to be quite young), but with a 90% Asian population.Being in a room full of hundreds of Japanese Brazilians that only speak Portuguese is quite a sight to behold.From my 5-month relationship with a Brazilian guy to my short time being single in Rio, there are a few things I have learned about dating in Brazil.Keep in mind that some of this may be a bit generalized (obviously not is this way); the opinions shared are simply based on my own experience and observations. And for independent North Americans, can even be considered clingy.In the end, I learned to stop taking it so personally. I stopped letting my American instincts take over by feeling offended by every reference to my race.
At the end, what surprised us, though,was when asked our two Japanese Brazilian friends how they felt about it.
My friend is mixed, her dad is “Japanese Brazilian” and her mom is “Brazilian” (racially ambiguous Brazilian look of black&white mix). After a couple hours of tolerating the “catcalls”, my friend had enough.
Here’s her comment on a picture of my friend 3 other Asians. She’s a lot more feisty than I am and unleashed the f-bomb at them.
” “But you know that guys are going to hit on you, right? In the US, it is considered normal and healthy to spend time apart from one’s significant other.
Americans like to go out with their friends and have “girls nights” – same goes for guys.