Mimo Festival Brazil // 23 August – 8 September 2013
August 9, 2013
If you’re in this part of the world then Brownswood HQ recommends that you pay this festival a visit..
Brazil’s most adventurous music festival
10 years anniversary edition in PARATY, OURO PRETO, OLINDA
(23 August – 8 September 2013)
Mimo is a major itinerant cultural festival in Brazil. Its core is an international programme of music, from classical to jazz to world music, presented for free in some of the oldest and most beautiful settings in Brazil. PARATY, OURO PRETO and OLINDA – the hosts of MIMO 2013 are three of the most stunning towns in Brazil, noted for their Baroque architecture and historic significance. MIMO’s diverse series of free concerts are presented in churches, squares and courtyards around the cities. This runs concurrently with the Film Festival, with outdoor screenings, and MIMO’s Etapa Educativa - the educational programme for children from local schools. MIMO presents music, cinema, visual art, workshops and master classes in a celebration of free access to all kinds of culture.
23 AUGUST – 25 AUGUST, PARATY (RIO DE JANEIRO STATE, SOUTH BRAZIL)
MIMO begins this year’s travels in the beautiful coastal town of PARATY
29 AUGUST – 1 SEPTEMBER, OURO PRETO (MINAS GERAIS, CENTRAL BRAZIL)
For the second year running MIMO returns to the OURO PRETO (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
02-08 SEPTEMBER, OLINDA (PERNAMBUCO, NORTH-EAST BRAZIL)
In 2013, marking ten years since its birth there, MIMO returns to OLINDA (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
For more information check out their website