Luís Perequê

People - Paraty


Singer, songwriter and guitarist, Luis Perequê is also a cultural mobilizer in Paraty. He created Defeso Cultural movement, supported by musician Gilberto Gil, who fights for the strengthening of popular and "caiçara" (inhabitants of coastal area) culture in his traditional and contemporary manifestations in the city. He is also the founder of Silo Cultural Center, a referral center for research and recovery of Paraty culture.

Luís Perequê. Photo: Isabela Kassow/Diadorim Ideias

As an artist, Perequê in his 30-year career elected as one of his themes the residents' way of life in the historic city of Rio de Janeiro and the changes undergone by the city with tourism and the construction of Rio-Santos road.

General Information

Address: Silo Cultural Center, Samoel Costa Street, 12, Historical Center, Paraty.
Phone: (+55 24) 3371-6510 (Silo Cultural Center) / (+55 24) 3371-8365 / (+55 24) 98845-6958 (Perequê)
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