Rio Hosts Samba’s Literary Festival this Sunday in Tijuca

The second edition of "FliSamba" honors the musicians Dona Ivone Lara and Nelson Sargento with a true "roda de samba", book releases and typical food.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, July 16th, Renascença Clube in Tijuca in Zona Norte (North Zone) hosts the "FliSamba", the literary festival dedicated to the most Brazilian of all music genres. The second edition of the event honors Dona Ivone Lara and Nelson Sargento, two of the greatest names from the samba history.

FliSamba will gather diverse cultural attractions. Opening the event at 9:30 PM will be the theater play "Samba Menino" (Boy Samba), which tells the story of samba to the children.

The morning activities also include a chat with authors . . .

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