Brazil’s Undiscovered Heartland in a Festival of Culture

The 1st Minas – Heart of Brazil festival was held on 8-13 October, 2012. This multi-media event is bringing to the UK the arts of Minas Gerais and promoting collaboration and exchange between Brazilian and London based artists, communities and audiences. Festival focuses both on the region’s rural, artisan traditions in music, pageantry, cuisine and handicrafts, and on the contemporary cultures of its urban communities, including music, theatre, literature and cinema.