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    Posted December 9, 2012 by
    Sao Jose de Mipibu, Brazil
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    Curiosidades de América Latina

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    Cowboy Farm Museum in Bonfim

    The Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, won another important cultural preservation of its history with the inauguration of the Cowboy Museum in the Making Bonfim, in Sao Jose do Mipibu. The project is supported by the State Government, through the Law for the Encouragement Câmara Cascudo, and its launching ceremony took place several activities throughout the day, making public its rich collection on the culture of the northeastern backlands. In space, they began to be conceived by Marcos Lopes 10 years ago, there is a collection on the country culture in text, photos and original pieces, remembering names regional and local research and contributed to maintaining the country culture, as writer and scholar the theme sertaneja Oswaldo Lamartine, the poet and musician Fabião of fires, among many others. The museum has a structure that reproduces a typical backcountry mansion, with a first floor attic, plus a dedicated area Luiz Gonzaga. For the inauguration of the Cowboy Museum, which had an investment of $ 200,000, the project team prepared a vaquejada female, handle cattle in the bush and traditional cowboy Mass, making a beautiful tribute to the remarkable and emblematic figures popular culture and northeastern hinterland. The museum consultant photographer and journalist Angela Almeida, curated by writer and producer Dácio Galvão, ambiance of architects Viviane Teles and Natalie Nobrega, and consulting museologists. Already worked on site workshops making souvenir and School of accordionists to the local community, which tend to increase and strengthen its activities with the increase of visitors to the site, which has gained prominence and must become an important cultural center in the region. Photos: Adrovando Claro

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