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4th February, 2017

MINAS, HEART OF BRAZIL – AN EVENING OF MINEIRO CULTURE, FROM THE ART OF THE VIOLA TO POPULAR TRADITIONS, SONG AND LITERATURE.

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Event Details

Date:
4th February, 2017
Time:
17:00 - 21:30
Venue:
Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus
Price:
Free

An evening of film, readings, art, music, and culture in celebration of Minas Gerais.

17.00-17.45: Brasilianas – short films about Mineiro rural life and folklore by documentary-maker Humberto Mauro:  Work Songs, Morning in the Fields, São João del-Rei, The Ox-Cart

17.45-18.15: stories by João Guimarães Rosa – readings by David Treece and Laura Arantes

18.15-19.00: “Whose traditions?  The religious and the profane in the Folia de Reis and Chula of São João da Chapada, Minas Gerais” – illustrated lecture by Frances Goodingham, doctoral researcher, King’s College London

19.00-19.30: Nossa Voz vocal group performs songs from Minas Gerais

19.30-21.30: Art of the Brazilian Viola – lecture and performance by João Araújo, Director of “Viola Urbana Produções”


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