Music, food, fashion market, street theater, lectures, exhibitions, film screenings and open-air – the two-week-long Urban festival Vulica Brazil has started in Minsk.
The festival brings Belarusian and Brazilian artists together to turn the unfriendly industrial Minsk outskirts into the most popular and vibrant street of the city.
This year the annual festival takes place in different locations and lasts for two weeks with a big open-air on Kastryčnickaja street on 10 August closing the fest. Don’t miss it!
Check the Festival Program to see what extra activities Vulica Brasil suggests:
Tuesday, 30 July
A series of workshops on art techniques (academic drawing, stickers, murals, stencils, posters, calligraphy).
Where and when: Ok16, vulica Kastryčnickaja 16 at 7 pm
Wednesday, 31 July
Film screening of Style Wars, an American 1983 documentary film on hip hop culture with an emphasis on graffiti, bboying and rapping.
Where and when: Cultural Center Korpus, praspiekt Mašerava 9 at 8 pm
Thursday, 1 August
Creative meeting with Brazilian and Belarusian artists.
Where and when: Space, vulica Kastryčnickaja 16a 7 pm -10 pm
Friday, 2 August
The evening of street art Freedom of Style and the presentation of Vulica Brasil themed clothes and eco-accessories collection.
Where and when: Dandyland, vulica Kastryčnickaja 19/4 at 8 pm.
Saturday and Sunday, 3-4 April
An eco-route, Vulica Brasil takes part in the international historic art and music festival SPRAVA
Where: Biełaja Cierkov’ village, Vitebsk region.
Monday, 5 August
The opening of the Vulica Gallery exhibition. Where and when: Ў Gallery of Contemporary Art, vulica Kastryčnickaja 19 at 6.30 pm.
Open lecture by Brazilian architect Lourenço Gimenes “Happy City: How Urbanism Can Boost Mood.” When and where: Cultural Center Korpus, praspiekt Mašerava 9 at 8 pm
Tuesday, 6 August
Planting trees of year-round flowering. Where and when: Ok16, vulica Kastryčnickaja 16 at 5.31am –20.59 pm.
Workshop for urban specialists by Brazilian architect Lourenço Gimenes. Where and when: vulica Kastryčnickaja 16 at 7 pm – 10 pm.
Wednesday, 7 August
Film screenings “Image makers: the Image of absence”, the movie about Brazilian photographers. The opening of the film-photo-exhibition, discussion on the theme of the creative photo.
When and where: Cultural Center Korpus, praspiekt Mašerava 9 at 8 pm
Thursday, 8 August
A visit to the Svityaz children’s camp. Where: Navasady village, Navahrudak district
Friday, 9 August
The second stage of the workshop by the Brazilian architect Lourenço Gimenes for urban specialists.
When and where: Lo-Fi Customs, vulica Kastryčnickaja 16/3 at 7 pm – 10 pm.
Saturday, 10 August
The closing of the festival will take place on Kastryčnickaja street with a mass open-air, dances, music, food court, fashion fair, and sports events. Be there from 12 am to 12 pm!