Culture and Art

CUFA - Central Única das Favelas invade Nova York

Hundreds of Brazilians from slums, communities and neighborhoods from North to South will invade the city of New York, in the United States. The 'rolezinho' (fun visiting) begins Sunday (13) ends Saturday (19) and has a broad agenda of cultural and artistic intervention activities in Bronx, Harlem, Queens and even at UN headquarters. CUFA is gaining the world. The CUFA (Central Única das Favelas - Central Union of Slums) will be honored for his 20 years of activities.
The invasion is already out and about in social networks. Look before your friends talk to you on the avatar of the event. The process is simple, visit the address: and authorize the change in your profile picture. Following this authorization a frame with a painting of Rio shacks will adorn your Facebook profile photo. Amazing!

The avatar campaign was created by Katia Oliveira Figueira, Deka Carvalho and Vitor Nogami. It is available for all who believe in the CUFA activities.
Several opinion leaders have joined and the goal is clear: do and increase volume. The list continues to grow and those who support the project are Caio Castro, Regina Case, MV Bill, Emicida, Luiz Melodia, Chico Buarque, Gilberto Gil, Margareth Menezes, Mano Brown, Caetano Veloso, Carlinhos Brown, Jorge e Mateus, thiaguinho, Ludmilla, Pericles, among others.
It has also Guga, Neymar and Ronaldo. Éven Dilma, Marina Silva, Aécio Neves, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes and governor, Pezão. What about youm, will stay out of the party?
One of the coordinators of the event, the entrepreneur of Favela Holding Group, Celso Athayde, ensures that the 'gringos' will drooling. After all will have capoeira, funk, DJs, samba, graphite, shows, photos, discussions, films and the tribute that will be made at the UN promise to surprise. IG Portal in partnership with CUFA, will report to Brazilian day-to-day of the event.
CUFA headquarters inauguration in Bronx

13/9 CUFA headquarters inauguration in Bronx
14/9 Launch of the book "Um País Chamado Favela / A Country Called Favela" at Columbia University
14/9 Shows, graphite and Mockup "Morrinho" at Queens College
14/9 Debate and shows on the film "Cidade de Deus / City of God"
15/9 Art without Borders in the Ford Foundation
15/9 Soiree with artists, film and photography at Madison Ave
16/9 Exposure and graffiti show at Queens
16/9 Presentation of Favela Holding Group at Green Gallery
17/9 Afro Day with interventions on walls, b-boys, b-girls, MCs and DJs
17/9 Graffiti shows and exhibition in Queens
17/9 Afro Day in the neighborhood of artists, Soho with capoeira, funk, and afoxe congado
18/9 Honor the 20th anniversary of CUFA at UN Headquarters
19/9 Unidos CUFA out by Bronx streets with street carnival.