Events

Minas, Heart of Brazil – an evening of Mineiro culture, from the art of the viola to popular traditions, song and literature

Location Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus
When 04/02/2017 17:00-21:30
Contact brazil-institute@kcl.ac.uk
Registration https://goo.gl/32s1md

 

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”

Refreshments will be served