Brazil Discoveries: Rio's Community Beats

Travel to Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil, and discover Spin Rocinha - a program providing young local people with a way to develop djing skills.


Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil, is in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone between the districts of São Conrado and Gávea. Unlike its wealthy neighbouring districts, Rocinha has experienced decades of turmoil. Travel to the favela with World Nomads’ Chris Noble as he discovers Spin Rocinha, a youth empowerment and music development program, that’s helping the children and young adults to find opportunities and develop djing skills in the favela.

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