Who was Tia Ciata

Hilária Batista de Almeida, know as Tia Ciata, is an of the most influential figures of the black culture at Rio de Janeiro from the beginning of the 20th Century.

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House of Tia Ciata 

House of Tia Ciata is the headquarter of the Organização dos Remanescentes da Tia Ciata – ORTC (Organization of Tia Ciata’s Descendants) as well as a cultural space for preserving the memory and the heritage of the matriarch of samba. A permanent exhibition on the samba veteran is the main attraction of the space.


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