SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The event is hosted by the São Paulo Municipal Secretariat of Culture and is a response to the federal government's attacks on culture in President Jair Bolsonaro's first year in power.
Several performers who have had their works removed from presentations at events promoted or supported by the government, or have been criticized by the president, will be featured over the 15 days, between January 17th and 31st, in a number of cultural venues in São Paulo.
The Festival was the concept of Alê Youssef, the Municipal Secretary of Culture, and Mayor . . .