International Vegetarian Union (IVU)

Next Congresses: Goa, India 2006 and Dresden, Germany 2008

8 - 14th November 2004
Costão do Santinho Resort & Spa
Santinho Beach - Florianópolis - Brazil

Lectures at the Congress - full texts and pictures

Congress Cookery Demos, with recipes & photos

Congress Stalls, sideshows and other activities

What they said about it . . . reports and comments

Congress Video - lasts 5 minutes (all in Portuguese, and a broadband connection would be useful!)
- if you do not already have Windows Media Player this will install it first

All the small photos on the following pages have links to larger versions.

Costão do Santinho from the sea
click here for more photos of the resort

Dancing with fire from the Afro-Brazilian dance show
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The most frequently heard comment: "this food is the best ever".
click here to see what we ate

Marly Winckler (Brazil), the Congress organiser in a Kimono presented by a Japanese delegate

click here for more photos of Congress People from many countries

Cruelty-free veg-fashion shows

click here for the fashion photos

Amazing Brazilian Wildlife - click here for more wildlife photos

Congress Tours:
Pre-Congress Trekking

Day Tours (on the Thursday)
Day Trip 1- Floripa City Tour
Day Tour 2 - Schooner Trip to Dolphin Bay and Historic Fortess

Post-Congress Tours
PCT1 - to Rio Grande do Sul
PCT2 - 7 days trekking near Florianópolis
PCT3 - Iguazu Falls and Rio de Janeiro