Rio Hosts the Afro Brazilian Fair ‘Feira das Yabás’ this Sunday

Feira das Yabás is where the most unique Afro Brazilian cultural expressions meet every month's second Sunday. Renowned MPB musician Hamilton de Holanda is this edition's big attraction.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, October 8th, the Feira das Yabás returns to the Paulo da Portela Square, in Oswaldo Cruz, Zona Norte. One of the most authentic Afro Brazilian culture's celebrations, the free event starts at 1PM, gathering live music attractions and typical culinary stalls.

In the fair's musical line-up, samba musician and composer Marquinhos de Oswaldo Cruz will host the mandolim master Hamilton de Holanda, this edition's special attraction.

Internationally renowned as the "Mandolim's Jimmy Hendrix", Hamilton de Holanda stands out for its extraordinary talent with . . .

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