By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In addition to celebrating Brazilian literature, the inaugural edition of the Lapalê Festival will commemorate the previous 100 years of the Lapa neighborhood and the 450th anniversary of the city of Rio de Janeiro by presenting a book fair, debates, a literary tour, live music and film screenings on both Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th.
The festival officially began in Lapa's Teatro Odisséia venue on April 23rd, a date that is recognized as both World Book Day and the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here