"Floresta Fest" – Forest Music Festival

Forest Fest CD

1Forest Fest – Music Festival of the Forest

1 – Amazon World to Know – Raymond Nonato dos Santos Ferreira | download

2 – Cabocla River Uatumã – Barbosa Alcemira Goma | download

3 – The Xiada – Dias da Silva Lailton | download

4 – Forest of Riches – Barbosa Lima Estáfne | download

5 – Forro Forest – Raimundo Correa Paes | download

6 – Hand Nature – Sâmia Vieira Aquino | download

7 – Beleza Natural – Washington Luis da Silva Araujo | download

8 – Consciousness Cabocla – Maria de Jesus de Souza Sales | download

9 – A Floresta Amazon – Ageu Aleixo Paulino | download

10 – A Forest Cultural – Rosana freitas Teixeira | download

11 – Canoeiro – Fabio da Silva Pereira | download

12 – Life of the Interior – Sebastião Pereira do Nascimento | download

13 – A People Alert – Antonio Carlos AraUjo Araujo | download

14 – I am the Forest (Bonus Track) – ?the do Acordeon | download

Music Festival of the Forest – "Floresta Fest"

Em busca da valorização do talento musical dos guardiões da floresta, a FAS – Amazonas Sustainable Foundation and imbaúba Group promoted from July to November 2010 o I Festival de MUsica da Floresta – "Floresta Fest".

A proposal do festivals, que premiou compositores de 15 Unidades de Conservação Ambiental atendidas pelo Programa Bolsa Floresta, is to gather songs that addressed issues about the daily life of the Amazonian populations and their cultural.

Na fase eliminatória foram premiados primeiro, segundo e terceiro colocados de cada Unidade de Conservação com R$ 500, R$ 300 and R$ 200 respectively.

Alcenira Gomes won the first selective
Sustainable Development Reserve Uatumã (Photo: Monick Maciel)

The prime locations for each of the selective passed into the final, not on day 15 November, Billiards in Park, Manaus-AM. This time the awards were R $ 5 a thousand (1th), R$ 3 a thousand (2th) and R$ 2 a thousand (3th). Furthermore, all participants of the finals had the opportunity to record their music on CD.


ganhadores floresta fest

Winners of the First Forest Fest

Raimundo Nonato RDS do Amapá na gravação do CD

Nonato, RDS representative of Amapá (Wood River / AM) na final,
record your song on the CD Forest FEST 2010


Sustainable involvement

The superintendent-general of FAS, Virgilio Viana, says that the festival is directly linked to the mission of FAS, which is to promote environmental conservation and sustainable involvement of the residents of conservation areas. “Our intention is to appreciate the man of the forest, cause they are valued in the community. Our view is that culture is a way to promote sustainable involvement in these communities”, says Viana.

According cells Braga, Leader Musical Group imbaúba, the forest needs a voice, speaking in first person their values. “With this festival we want to enter a universe of an Amazonian aesthetic that allows show the forest values, but the speech here. My desire is to see the river man, florestário, taking its values, rediscovering it in your space. Because many times you're here (in the forest), but do not evaluate the beauty of the water, Forest, peace of this place”, said Celdo.

The executive coordinator of the FAS and organizer of the event, Isandra D'Avila, afirma que o FLORESTA FEST encontrou talentos que podem ser os porta-vozes da beleza das Unidades de Conservação. Avila says that could participate in the festival all residents of the Conservation Units in the Bolsa Floresta has already been implemented (RDS Amapá, Amana RDS, RDS Canumã, RDS Catuá Ipixuna, RDS Cujubim, Juma Reserve, RDS Madeira, RDS Mamirauá, Florest Maués, Black River RDS, RDS Uacari, RDS Uatumã, APA Rio Negro, Resex Gregory River, Purus RDS Piagaçu).

See the VIDEOS candidates already selected in the channel of FAS on Youtube.

Veja mais FOTOS das seletivas:

RDS do Uatumã

RDS of Rio Negro

Florest Maués

Juma / Amapá and Wood

BB Rio Negro


The imbaúba Group was established in May 2007 the poet Celdo Braga. The group borrows the name of a tree is a symbol of resistance, also known as mother-of-earth. His proposal is to gather the sound hues of nature: to tribal ritualidade, the nuances of birdsong, the ethereal dance of the ancient trees of the Amazon, a projection of synesthetic rhythms and organic sounds that promote perfect harmony of the senses. ? Lamb comprising Rosivaldo (violão and bandolim), João Paulo Ribeiro (percussion), Serbian Tulio (contrabass), Sofia Amoedo (guitar and voice), Roberto Lima (guitar and voice) and the poet cells Braga (flutes and effects). Contact: 9981-5799 Site: www.imbauba.art.br.

Musicians Celdo Braga and Roberto Lima, the imbaúba Group,
parceiros do FLORESTAFEST (photo: Monick Maciel)