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Debora Baldelli

I'm a Social scientist, ethnomusicologist and content editor currently living in Portugal. In wonderful and sunny Lisbon I am focusing on my PhD in Ethnomusicology (UNL/FCSH). At Global Voices I collaborate as a write and translator of posts in Portuguese. I also like to suggest posts related to culture. It was during Global Voices Summit in 2010, in Chile, that I discovered the world as a small village.

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Latest posts by Debora Baldelli

The Music Brazil Doesn't Want You To Be Listening To

Forbidden funk is considered proibidão or extremely forbidden in the country and originated in Rio de Janeiro's iconic hillside slums or favelas.

Documentary Explores 90s Rap Culture in Sao Paulo

Brazil: Protest Posters Turned into Song

Brazil: Youth Documentary on Pacification in Rio's Favelas

Brazil Approves Racial Quotas in Higher Education

The Supreme Court of Brazil has unanimously approved the adoption of racial quota policies in higher education institutions across the country. The approval of the policy brings up again the...

Brazil: American Rapper uses classic samba cover without credit

Brazil: Mapping Online Art from the Streets of São Paulo

Brazil: Improvising Recycled Electronic Art by Gambiologia

Brazil: “The City's Most Beautiful Band” Wins the Internet

Brazil: Young Man Recycles Wood by Building Instruments

Brazil: Mapping a Traditional Music Instrument Online

Brazil: Flooding in the Mountainous Region of Rio de Janeiro Devastated Cities

The mountaineous region of Rio de Janeiro is suffering what is being considered Brazil’s most-deadly natural disaster: there are more than 500 fatal victims and countless people left homeless so...

Lusophone Traditions in Malacca

Brazil: Youth using citizen media to chronicle Rio violence

Brazil: Copyright Reform Proposal Under Consultation

A public consultation on the Brazilian Copyright Act has received over 1,200 contributions. The proposed changes have fuelled intense debate in the blogosphere and twittosphera.

Brazil: Collaborative Website on Street Dwellers

Brazil: Lusophone Countries United at the Theater Stage

Brazil: High Index on Work Stress

Cape Verde: Rap as Socio-Political Stage

Brazil: The Acknowledgment of Film Blogosphere as Media

The blogosphere is increasingly occupying a strategic role in the dissemination of Brazilian cinema. A large number of blogs focusing on film reviews, professional or not, has become recognized and...

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