The book of stories by film scriptwriter and playwright Mascarenhas brings to light the dark and lively side of Salvador's inhabitants, their vibrations and the tensions of big city life. The publication earned the Braskem Award in 2007.
Cultural ContributionsBraskem Award
Talent and inspiration are not always enough for artists from the areas of music, literature, fine arts and film to make it in the arts scene. In Bahia, the Braskem Culture and Arts Award serves as the support that many of these professionals lack.
Since 1996, the contest has selected the productions of new artists through specialized judging committees, and awards them with sponsorship to launch their works. Each edition of the award generates two new CDs, two painting exhibits, three books and a short film. This initiative serves to promote the emergence of new artistic talents.
Read the story of six winners in a special edition of Odebrecht Informa magazine on Social Action (click here to read).