BRAZIL: Mamulengo


Brazilian puppeteer Chico Simões describes his passion for the art of mamulengo.

Chico Simões holds the 2009 Mario de Andrade Chair in Brazilian Culture at UC Berkeley. A puppeteer and educator who specializes in traditional forms, Simões is the director of a Ponto de Cultura in Brasilia. He gave a presentation of mamulengo at UC Berkeley on April 16, 2009.

Chico Simões
Publication date: 
January 13, 2009
Publication type: 
Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies Article