The X-Tudo Cultural is a multi-faceted festival overflowing with free attractions and activities designed to open up access to the city's cultural pandoras box and expose the public at large to new skills and experiences. Theatre, dance, music and art will all be exhibited, discussed and taught acrosss the two-week event, headquartered at the Centro branch but spread across SESI (Serviço Social da Indústria) sites throughout the city. This year they include a special emphasis on hip hop and digital media, with MC and DJing, music creation and singing workshops on offer to compliment those for theatre and dance.
Highlights of the 2013 event include:
- 17-18 June from 7pm - Dance performance from H2K and carioca crews Zer021 and Brasa
- 19 June from 7pm - A Descoberta das Américas - a humorous, fact-based theatre piece
- 21 June from 5pm - Hip hop is under discussion with a performance from Afrika Bambaata
- 24 June from 7pm - The band Panamericana, featuring members of Titãs and Legião Urbana
The full programme can be found on the official website (firjan.org).