The best of Brazilian music in one click! From 2001 to 2004 , “e-Festival IBM” innovated the traditional format of the music festivals, being the first musical contest of Brazil to mix art and technology.
Curated by Zuza Homem de Mello, the project brought together new talents and renowned artists on the same stage to promote them. Musicians from all over the country had their songs published on the project hotsite, where users could listen and vote for their favorite candidates. On the awards night, the top three placed were assembled on the stage to perform alongside MPB idols.
Throughout its history, the event featured exclusive performances by Toquinho, João Bosco, Gilberto Gil, Milton Nascimento, Luiz Melodia, Paula Lima, Skank, Zélia Duncan, Jorge Ben Jor, Ivan Lins, Alceu Valença, Paulinho da Viola, Kid Abelha and Vanessa da Mata.
6 concerts performed
+ 30 artists engaged in
+ 6,000 audience