Gilberto Gil joins the movement against the construction of Belo Monte A movement against the construction of the dam is organized to take place parallel to the Rio +20, in Altamira, Pará, one of the regions that will be affected by the hydroelectric plant. Called “Xingu” +23″ the action won Gilberto Gil’s commitment, who offered the the song “O sonho” (The dream) composed in 1977 and recorded in the “Parabilcamará” CD in 1992.
The event will take place between 13 and 17 June and should gather about 500 people. The goal is to strengthen the struggle of affected against the hydroelectric plant and by respect for their social rights, economic, cultural and territorial. The activities include cultural festivities, debates, seminars and protests.
Check out the video with the music of Gil in favor of the motion.