Rio’s Circo Voador Hosts SambaRap Festival this Weekend

The first edition of the festival brings to the stage renowned Brazilian artists like Elza Soares and includes a graffiti workshop.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Friday, January 19th, Circo Voador in Lapa opens the first edition of SambaRap Festival, event dedicated to Brazilian rap music and samba. Through Saturday, January 20th, the festival will bring renowned artists, like Elza Soares, and promote cultural activities, like a master class on Afro-Brazilian culture to its stage.

Aiming to pay homage to the women from Brazil's peripheral scene, the opening day of SambaRap will invite two of the most powerful female artists from the current Brazilian music universe: singer Elza Soares and rapper Karol Conká.

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