MIMO has been on the road for 17 years now. It has hosted over fifty editions and more than a million eight hundred thousand people have already attended the event. MIMO is free of charge. It is one of the Brazilian festivals with the largest lifespan to this day.
MIMO fosters all types of talent. It is full of different music styles ranging from renowned artists, or superstars, to the world’s best alternative and underground artists. MIMO has become a reference as a diverse festival in tune with the main trends in the music industry. Also, it keeps the essence of great Brazilian artists and traditional rhythms alive.
MIMO’s agenda consists of concerts, films, workshops, lectures, art exhibitions, and poetry events, which are always warmly welcomed by the audience.
It is hosted in cities with great cultural and landscape wealth. With over 50 editions, MIMO has already been hosted in Olinda (its cradle, where its first edition was held), Recife, João Pessoa, Ouro Preto, Paraty, Tiradentes, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo. In 2016, it had its international debut in Amarante, in the North of Portugal. MIMO has been highly successful there to this day. The following year, it represented Brazil at the traditional festival Celtic Connections, in Glasgow, Scotland. Offering its curator signature to the Showcase Scotland session dedicated to Brazilian music.
In 2017, MIMO won the Brazil Design Award for “Scenography” and “Visual Communication”. In 2018, MIMO won the Iberian Festival Awards for “Best Festival Infrastructure in Portugal” for the years 2017 and 2018.
In 2020, MIMO is to be held in the following cities: Sao Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil; and Amarante, in Portugal.
MIMO is a great celebration to the Arts and culture!