Favela Sounds: The Musical Diversity of the Slums
Favela Sounds is an international slum’s culture festival that takes place in the Capital of Brazil and offers workshops, debates and shows to 15,000 people annually, occupying the political center of the country. The festival proposes to present the most diverse musical styles of periphery worldwide and its modes of production. This panel draws a current panorama of the Brazilian slums music, a production chain that has displayed ample growth in the last years whose main pieces are the DJs.
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- How does the Brazilian favelas music market inspire the traditional music market worldwide and how can production mechanisms withstand adversities?
- What are the main Brazilian slum’s musical styles today and how do these musicians make their exchanges and reach the crowds?
- How do we curate and execute Favela Sounds and how important is it to promote an exchange among the most varied suburbs music styles around the world?
GUILHERME TAVARES COSTA, Co-founder and general coordinator, Um Nome Produção e Comunicação