7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
4th February, 2017
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”