The event is a celebration to highlight the importance of actions against prejudice and appreciation of black culture
Manaus (AM) – More than 10 free cultural attractions are on the agenda for the Black Consciousness Day Festival, which will take place this Monday (20), from 4pm to 10pm, at Viaduto do Manoa, located on Avenida Max Teixeira, Cidade Nova neighborhood, North Zone of Manaus .
The event is a celebration to highlight the importance of actions against prejudice and appreciation of black culture. There will be the Black Entrepreneurship and Creativity Fair, with the participation of entrepreneurs from the outskirts presenting their various products, such as collectibles, handicrafts, among others.
Presenting a little more about inclusive fashion will be the objective of the Fashion Workshop with Fashion Designer, Ramon Alada, responsible for the Utopia Negra brand, which creates original pieces. In the program, there will be an art action with Live Graffiti, under the command of artist Mia Montreal, who has been working in the artistic graffiti scene, within hip hop culture since 2005.
At 5pm, the Conversation Circle will take place to debate the topic “Hip Hop and the appreciation of local culture” with Lua Negra, Adriano ART 96, Sidney Aguiar and Lary GO. A capoeira circle with “Sol Nascente da Capoeira” will start at 6pm. Then, at 6:30 pm, there will be a performance by Maracatu Eco da Sapopema and, at 7 pm, DJ Magga takes over the pick-ups to present a repertoire full of emblematic sounds.
The other artists on the Festival’s schedule are G13, Dom Brawn, B. Boy Roxo with breaking, Carol Chamas de Rua and the band Cauxi Eletrizado, at 8:30 pm, which is nationally known for bringing together regional songs, with lyrics that tell about daily Amazonian life , with Carnival block rhythms.
The event is organized by the Intercultural Association of Urban Hip Hop of the Amazon (AIHHUAM), with support from Instituto Nu and participation by the Official Access Group. For more information, follow the AIHHUAM profile on Instagram: @aihhuam.
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Black culture appreciation festival takes place on Monday (20)