City’s Theater Re-Opens in Style

By Sean Collins, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Overlooking Floriano Square, more commonly known as Cinelândia, stands what is widely considered to be one of the city’s most beautiful buildings, the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro. Home to some of the nation’s finest performing arts, it was closed for renovations for over a year and a half, but after a 'soft opening' at the start of May, has finally witnessed its fanfare inauguration.

On May 27th the theater held its grand opening, attended by President Lula, the Minister of Culture Juca Ferreira, Governor Cabral and Mayor . . .

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