Paqueta Island in Rio Promotes Arts Festival this Weekend

Bringing free attractions like music shows and story-telling, this year's edition is set to draw big crowds to the island of Paquetá.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, the island of Paquetá hosts the second edition of "Festival da Guanabara" (Guanabara Festival), aimed at gathering culture and socio-environmental debates. Bringing free attractions like music shows and story-telling, this year's edition is set to draw big crowds to this little oasis.

The activities start on Friday, July 14th, with a "Literary Dinner" by chef Vander Borges at 8PM, followed by a recital run by poet Christiana Nóvoa, and the opening of an Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?