Get to know the most artful coloured neigbourhood Ribeira bote/ilha d’madeira in Mindelo São Vicente “the cultural island”
Freddy Gomes of the Sonvela Foundation transformed this neigbourhood in 2014 together with the locals into a masterpiece. By transforming the neighbourhood with painting and graffiti together with the residents Sonvela Arte builds their self-esteem and creates opportunities on the jobmarket and in tourism. Sonvela Arte believes in the power of art and culture, and that it can bring social change.
You can visit this place and a have a little tour arranged by Sonvela Arte and have a lunch with the locals – how nice is that!
From different artists, events and activity organizers who have background or interest in Cape Verdean culture.
This is exactly what Nosagenda stands for: to be a platform that centralizes our Cape Verdean activities while motivating and inspiring people to connect in celebration of our culture.