Winter Festivals in Minas Gerais are Sponsored by Gerdau

Press release

For Gerdau, to promote education through culture is one of the ways of contributing to the sustainable development of the communities where it operates. That is why the Company, through the State Law for Cultural Incentive, sponsored the Winter Festival of Ouro Preto and Mariana - Arts Forum 2013 and the 26th Winter Cultural Festival of São João del Rei, which also includes the cities of Divinópolis, Sete Lagoas, and Ouro Branco, which are all in the state of Minas Gerais. The events provide these communities with the
opportunity to have access to various cultural attractions, as well as offer training workshops in segments such as music, art, literature, and dance. Well-known artists of Brazilian popular music such as Oswaldo Montenegro, Ney Matogrosso, Alceu Valença, and Milton Nascimento also performed during the festivals. The initiative was directed by the Gerdau Institute, which is responsible for the Company's social responsibility policies and guidelines.
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