Rio Hosts Show in Honor of Marielle Franco’s Memory

Over twenty artists and bands will pay tribute to the Carioca councilwoman in Circo Voador. Money raised from the tickets will be donated to human rights movements dedicated to Franco's cause.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, April 26th, Circo Voador, in Lapa, hosts the show "Marielle Gigante" (Giant Marielle), a homage to the Carioca councilwoman who was brutally murdered on March 14, 2018. Several artists from the Carioca music scene will gather on stage in solidarity with Franco's memory, playing funk, rap and hip hop to the audiences from 7PM.

The event aims to remember Marielle Franco's political trajectory . . .

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