Electronica in Minas Gerais

Nana Vaz de Castro
Belo Horizonte, capital of Minas Gerais, will also be the capital of electronica from April 26 through 28. It’s the second edition (the first happened two years ago) of the Eletronika Telemig-Celular, a festival for new musical trends, with concerts, discussions groups and DJs. There will be three stages (MTV/Amp Tent, Eletronika Club and Eletronika BH), a Digital Arena for workshops and debates, and local and international attractions promoting the best of techno, drum’n’bass, trance, big beats, house, hip hop, post-rock and even bossa nova and samba. The highlights are Amon Tobin and Asian Dub Foundation.