Capim Dourado Festival

8th Capim Dourado Harvest Festival

City: Mateiros

Location: Povoado do Mumbuca

Region: Southeast of Tocantins (Jalapão)

How to get there: 345 km from Palmas, in the direction of Taquaruçu, highways TO- 010, TO- 030 and TO- 255.

Date: September 16th, 17th and 18th

Celebration: The festivities encompass the harvest of capim dourado (Syngonanthus nitens), its preparation and the manufacturing of crafts, rounds of discussion, sales of craftwork and cultural presentations.

Promotion: Crafters and Extrativists of the village of Mumbuca and the Department of Economic, Scientific, Technological, Touristic and Cultural Development (Seden).

Partnership: Municipal Government of Mateiros, SEBRAE, Department of Environment and Hydric Resources (SEMARH), Department of Labor and Social Work (Setas), Tocantins Nature Institute (Instituto Natureza do Tocantins- Naturitins), Rios Galhão Farm, Temar 3.

Program:

Friday - September 16th, 2016

6h - Arrival, reception and accreditation in the Community of Mumbuca.

8h - Breakfast

9h - Community base tour (Field demonstration of the harvest of capim dourado [Syngonanthus nitens])

12h - Lunch

14h30 - Round of discussions about Mumbuca and tourism: Gains and losses (SEBRAE, Seden and the community)

16h30 - Community base tour (Field demonstration of the harvest of capim dourado [Syngonanthus nitens])

17h - Horse race

18h - Dinner

19h - Opening night with artistic presentations:

Ecumenical service - with a community shepherd

- Homage to Dona Miúda

Xakriaba indigenous community presentation

Mumbuca Choir presentation

Pageant of the craftswomen

- Arnon and Maurício - Buriti Guitar Duo

*There is an option of taking guided tours to the gallery forest in order to watch the harvest of capim dourado (Syngonanthus nitens) upon demand.

 

Saturday - September 17th, 2016

7h - Breakfast

8h - Golden Women horse ride

11h - Xakriaba

12h - Lunch

14h - Round of discussions: Traditional Communities’ rights in the conservation units

Lecture: To be defined

Institutions: Incra, Public Prossecutor’s Office, COQEQTO, Palmares Foundation, Cepi

16h30 - Community base tour (Field demonstration of the harvest of capim dourado [Syngonanthus nitens])

18h - Dinner and Cine Mumbuca

19h - Cultural night

Opening: Concert with Maurício and Arnon

Pageant: Miss Capim Dourado and Princess Jalapão Tocantins

Trançado Tradição Theather

Concert with Arnon and Maurício

*There is an option of taking guided tours to the gallery forest in order to watch the harvest of capim dourado (Syngonanthus nitens) upon demand.

 

Sunday - September 18th, 2016

8h - Breakfast

9h - Demonstration of the harvest of capim dourado (Syngonanthus nitens)

12h - Lunch

14h - Closing and departure to Palmas