Passinho Conversation / Passinho Workshop
Passinho is a very popular dance among youth in Brazil and it’s also a cultural phenomenon that was born in Rio de Janeiro favelas, it has influences of Brazilian funk and other Brazilian dances but also received influences of American styles such as hip hop.
- American Influences
Carnival Experience by Pimpolhos da Grande Rio
This tour presents the universe of the Rio de Janeiro samba schools, showing the backstage of the creation of the show and the history of the birth of samba in Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival.
- History of Samba
- Dance Schools
Projeto Morrinho Visit / Workshop
Located in the favela Pereira da Silva in the south zone of Rio, Morrinho is a cultural and social project that consists of a 400m2 model of a favela cityscape built with old bricks, remains and other recycled materials. It is a cultural oasis for children of the community that can interact with art, play and express themselves and their reality in a creative manner. Morrinho has produced installations all over the world and was one of the biggest attractions at the 2007 Venice Art Biennale.
- Social Project
No Food Waste:
Favela as a Sustainable Model with Favela Orgânica
Favela Orgânica Project is a pioneering initiative that was founded by Regina Tchelly in Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira, a Favela in the south zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro. The project started in 2011 as a result of the sensitive look and initiative of Regina Tchelly aiming to change people’s relationship with food, avoiding waste, taking care of the environment and showing that it is possible to end hunger.
- Food Waste
- World Hunger