Festival Brasileiro,  a three day festival of Brazilian Culture, takes place at the University of Essex from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd May 2010.

Artistic Director, Adriano Adewale said “for three days in May, the University will be host to a rich mixture of all things Brazilian as it presents Festival Brasileiro. The festival is the culmination of my year as artist in residence at the University of Essex and I hope that you will not only enjoy the performances and events I have lined up for you but will learn something new about Brazilian culture. ”

Friday 21 May

Brazilian Art Exhibition
Venue: Lakeside Theatre foyer
All day
Admission Free

The Last Days of Gilda
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
Doors 7.00pm, Performance 7.30pm (running time 60 mins)
Ticket Prices: Full: £9.00, Concs: £6.00, UoE Students: £4.00
Bookings: 01206 573948

Forró Dance with Gladys Cavalcante and Kleber Saude
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
9.00–10.00pm
Ticket Prices: Full: £3, Concs: £2

Forró Party with Zeu Azevedo Trio
Venue: Lakeside Theatre foyer
9.00–11.00pm
Admission Free
Saturday 22 May

Brazilian Art Exhibition
Venue: Lakeside Theatre foyer
All day
Admission Free

Mural Painting with Latin American Youth Forum
Venue: Outside the Lakeside Theatre
10.00am–5.00pm
Admission Free

Vocal Workshop with Gui Tavares
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
11.00am–1.00pm
Age: 10+
Ticket Prices: Full: £3, Concs: £2

Creative Percussion with Adriano Adewale
Venue: Lakeside Theatre Studio
11.00am–1.00pm
Age 10+
Ticket Prices: Full: £3, Concs: £2

Bumba Meu Boi Art Workshop
Venue: Hexagon
11.00am–1.00pm
Age: 7+
Ticket Prices: Full: £3, Concs: £2

Bumba Meu Boi Procession!
Venue: Campus-wide
1.15–1.45pm
Admission Free

Capoeria with Mestre Carlo Alexandre and Kabula,
with speaker Matthias Röhrig Assunção
Venue: Hexagon
2.00–4.00pm
Ticket Prices: Full: £4, Concs: £3, Observers: free

Adriano Adewale responds
Venue: Lakeside Theatre Foyer
4.30–5.00pm
Admission Free

Adriano Adewale and Umpatacum
with support from Gustavo Marques
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
Doors: 8.00pm, Performance: 8.30pm
Ticket Prices: Full: £9.00, Concs: £6.00, UoE Students: £4.00
Package deal for Gig and Club: £12.00, £8.00, £5.00
Bookings: 01206 573948

Afro-Brazilian Shrine Night hosted by DJs Max Reinhardt and Rita Ray
Venue: Level 2
10.00pm–2.00am
Ticket Prices: Full: £5.00, Concs: £3.00,
Package deal for Gig and Club: £12.00, £8.00, £5.00
Bookings: 01206 573948

Sunday 23 May

 Brazilian Art Exhibition
Venue: Lakeside Theatre foyer
All day
Admission Free

Mural Painting with Latin American Youth Forum
Venue: Outside the Lakeside Theatre
10.00am–5.00pm
Admission Free

Sculpture Trail with artist Elisa Bracher
Venue: Lakeside Theatre Café and University Campus
11.00am–1.00pm
Admission Free

The Youth Jazz Ensembles
Guest conductor and musical arranger Adriano Adewale
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
2.00–3.00pm
Ticket Prices: Full: £5.00, Concs: £3.00
Bookings: 01206 573948

The Arts in Brazil: Inside/Out
Venue: Lakeside Studio
3.30–5.00pm
Admission Free

Bosco de Oliveira / Tânia Lisboa Duo / Caratinga
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
Doors: 7.00pm, Performance: 7.30pm
Tickets: Full: £9.00, Concs: £6.00, UoE Students: £4.00
Bookings: 01206 573948

For more information on every event visit the Arts on 5 website: www.essex.ac.uk/artson5