FESTLIP Celebrates Lusophone Theater

By Juliana Tafur, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - More than eighty participants from eleven theater companies and six countries are in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate something they all share: a common language. The second edition of Festlip (Festival of the Portuguese Language), showcases free-of-charge theater performances from Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Portugal.

“Brazil has yet to experience an awakening towards the knowledge and consumption of the cultures of our language brothers,” said festival creator and producer, Tânia Pires. During a ten-day exchange, due to last from July 2-12, organizers hope . . .

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