By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, July 11th Conexão Rio began their series of free live instrumental performances that will continue daily at various venues throughout the city until August 8th. The Conexão, with its tagline, "Juntos Somos Música" (Together We Are Music), is a national program that helps to stimulate the development of the Brazilian music industry.
For over thirteen years the network of musicians and creatives have promoted cultural initiatives throughout the country. Continuing in that spirit with the help of presenters Vivo and the Ministério da Cultura . . .