Exhibition "Ashaninka: The Power of Beauty"

When, local time: 
Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 5:30pm
Where: 
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Type of Event: 
Exhibition

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.