Exhibition "Ashaninka: The Power of Beauty"

Museu do Índio (Indigenous Peoples Museum), in partnership with UNESCO in Brazil, organize the exhibition “Ashaninka – the Power of Beauty”, opening on 9 August, at Museu do Índio, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). The fourth edition of the Museum’s Indigenous Peoples Programme is dedicated to the Ashaninka people, who inhabits the border region between Brazil (Acre State) and Peru.
Museu do Índio (Indigenous Peoples Museum), in partnership with UNESCO in Brazil, organize the exhibition “Ashaninka – the Power of Beauty”, opening on 9 August, at Museu do Índio, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). The fourth edition of the Museum’s Indigenous Peoples Programme is dedicated to the Ashaninka people, who inhabits the border region between Brazil (Acre State) and Peru.
The Ashaninka exhibition, “The Power of Beauty” reveals through myths, photos and objects the use of rituals and everyday life of two major axes in which the cosmos vision of the Ashaninka people is based on: the search for immortality and the fragility of love. Besides de exhibition, the general public will have the opportunity to talk to some members of the Ashaninka people, from 9 to 10 August, at 4 p.m. They will be at the Museum to talk about their traditions and the way of living in their villages.


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Type of Event Exhibition
Start 09.08.2014 14:00 local time
End 31.12.2014 17:30 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Reis de Matos Braz, Patrícia
Organizer Museu do Índio
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Country Brazil
City Rio de Janeiro
Venue Museu do Índio
Street Rua das Palmeiras, 55 – Botafogo – RJ
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Language of Event Portuguese
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