Brazilian quality music and star chef cheered up weekend in Moscow
The weekend was busy for Brazil also outside of the lawns in Moscow. On Saturday and Sunday, Gian Correa Quintet, the band Selvagens à Procura de Lei and Chef Guga Rocha intensified the Brazilian invasion to Powerhouse Moscow, a mix of concert hall and restaurant located in one of the neighborhoods with the most vocation for the creative economy of City.
The activities are part of the Brasil Music Club in Russia Cup project, an initiative of Brasil, Música & Artes (BM&A), in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) through the Brasil Music Exchange, and the Ministry of Culture (MinC).
On Saturday, the instrumental group led by the 7-string guitarist, composer and arranger Gian Correa performed to a music-loving audience. On Sunday, the program began at 3pm (Russian time) with Chef Guga Rocha, who prepared a tropical fish with mango vinaigrette dressing, coconut rice and banana farofa. To compose the Northeastern atmosphere, the sound was on behalf of the band from the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, Selvagens à Procura de Lei. The chef, who has experience in more than 30 countries, was delighted with the Powerhouse structure. “We prepared the fish in the barbecue grill, more Brazilian impossible,” he commented.
Brazilian programming in Moscow continues until the end of the Cup and includes names like Saulo Duarte, Mat’nália and Hermeto Pascoal.
7:00pm – Marti’nália singer
7:00pm – Sandália de Prata band
5:00pm – Yangos band + Chef Alysson Muller (lunch begins to be served at 3pm)
7:00pm – Combo Cordeiro band + Chef Felipe Schaedler (dinner starts to be served at 6pm)
7:00pm – Saulo Duarte + Chef Guga Rocha (dinner starts to be served at 6pm)
7:00pm – Curumin singer
Powerhouse Moscow | Goncharnaya Ulitsa, 7/4
The Brasil Music Exchange (BME) is a project to foster de Brazilian music intertationalization promoted since 2002 through a partnership between Brasil, Música & Artes (BM&A) and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil). With this goal, BME promotes many international activities in trade promotion, networking and image.