Ouro Preto, MG: Sebrae, 2004. color plates, ports., maps, cat., color pict. wrps., translucent d.j. Item #82356
Documents the project developed by the program Desenvolvimento Local Integrado e Sustentável (DLIS) in an effort to rescue and promote a sustainable development of the intangible and cultural heritage of the River Itabapoana basin. The edition comprises 24 essays beautifully illustrated with color plates describing 11 cultural manifestations, 13 traditional crafts and their participating artisans from the region. All of these are in a high risk of disappearing. Includes religious and folklore festivities, ritual dances like Folia de Reis of the municipality Dores do Rio Preto and crafts that are part of the celebrations (mills, raw brown sugar, clothing, musical instruments, palm and bamboo baskets, etc.). Includes inventories of the crafts and cultural manifestations of east of Minas Gerais, the south of the Espírito Santo and the north of the state of Rio De Janeiro.