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Building Self-Sufficient Communities in Rio’s Favelas

By Rosie Thornton 12 August, 2022

The favela community of Vale Encantado in Rio de Janeiro are using a biosystem for sewage treatment and solar panels to make their neighbourhood economically and environmentally self-sufficient, while facing down a long-term threat of eviction.  Nestled in... Read Article

O Rappa Announce London Show!

By 19 March, 2015

Quintessential Brazilian rock/reggae band O Rappa have announced a London show. It will be their first appearance in the capital since 2009 and follows the success of their latest album Nunca Tem Fim…. O Rappa started life in... Read Article

The City of Samba

The City of Samba

By 01 March, 2012

A video so good that we had no option but to feature it on the site. This is The City of Samba, a unique vision of Rio and it’s Carnival using the Tilt Shift technique. Who knows how... Read Article

Cícero – Praça Paris

By 07 October, 2011

We’re big fans of Cícero and his debut Canções de Apartamento. Soon, he will be having a release party for that album, in Rio de Janeiro’s Cine Glória on 23rd of October, and this is a little taster... Read Article