Biggest National Bicycle Meeting Starts Fundraising Via Crowdfunding

Interested in contributing to the realization of the 2016 Biciculture can already make their donation through the platform juntos.com.vc. The crowd funding campaign was open to the general public on Wednesday (6/4) and will run for about three weeks. The objective is to raise R $ 35 thousand, which, after deducting the costs of rewards and fees, will result in R $ 28 thousand, which will be used to expand the programming of workshops and panels. Thus, the resource for this area would increase from R $ 62 thousand to R $ 90 thousand. The campaign with the complete description can be accessed at our site .

The program is all free, and the part already confirmed counts on three international lectures, eight panels with experts, external programming focused on sport and bicycle culture, videos show, space for children and workshops. The event already has the master sponsorship of Itaú and with the institutional support of the São Paulo City Hall.Even so, the contributions are necessary so that the programming is occupied by activities proposed by the cyclists of all Brazil. In this way, the resource captured via crowd funding will be used to pay for tickets, lodging and feeding of the selected initiatives.

Registration Of Activities

The Bicicultura 2016 receives until April 8 registrations of individuals or entities from all over Brazil who want to be part of the event’s schedule. Selected projects will receive financial and structural support to integrate programming. So far, the organization of the event has received more than 80 proposals from 15 states.

The goal is to ensure national representation and diversity of themes at the event.Proponents who are required to present their activity, need tickets, material, lodging or meals can receive help from cost. The full text, with rules and criteria, can be found at our site.

The proposed activities should fit into one of four formats: workshops, cultural and/or sporting activities, exhibitions and pedaling (case presentation). It is necessary that they contemplate the universe of the bicycle in at least one of its most diverse expressions-politics, culture, activist, sport, leisure, transportation, health, among others.

The selection criteria take into account activities that are in line with the general guidelines of Bicicultura 2016: regionality, gender parity, feminism and gender equity, socio-environmentalism, affirmation of Afro-Brazilian culture, immigration and refugees, equity and social justice, human rights And right to the city. The results of the selection will be published with the final grid of programming in the first half of April in the site our site and in the social networks of the event.

Signing Up For Videos

“Which link moves you?” Is the theme of the 1st Exhibition of Videos of the Biciculture, which receives registrations until May 9. The videos should fit into one of four categories: Cicloativism, Bike Culture, Horizons and Documentaries. Videos should be no longer than 10 minutes, with the exception of documentaries, which may take up to 20 minutes.

The show is competitive and will distribute prizes of R $ 1,500 and an adult bike for the video chosen as best by a judging committee and for the video that obtains the highest number of votes from the public.

The selected works will be published on the website and social networks of Bicicultura 2016 until May 18.

The exhibition will take place at Espaço Itaú de Cinema. Depending on the number of videos selected, the show can happen in more than one cinema. The award ceremony is scheduled for May 29, the last day of the Bicicultura 2016.

The complete announcement of the 1st Exhibition of Videos of the Biciculture can be checked at our site

About The 2016 Biciculture

The Bicicultura is the largest national meeting of mobility by bicycle and cicloativismo. The 2016 edition takes place between May 26 and 29 in São Paulo. Organized by civil society, the meeting seeks to promote, debate and promote bicycle culture in all its aspects: cultural, social, political, artistic, economic and environmental.

Bicicultura 2016 will have a program of lectures and workshops. The outdoor area will be open to the public, who will be able to test bicycles, meet market news for cyclists and attend trade shows, and enjoy a feeding area.

Daytime programming will be concentrated in a location yet to be defined. In the evenings, activities such as a movie show and a bike tour, scheduled for the 27th, will take the event to other areas of the city. On May 29, Sunday, the program of Bicicultura merges with the agenda of São Paulo with a visit to Paulista Aberta and other streets where traffic is restricted.

According to Guilherme Tampieri, administrative director of the Union of Cyclists of Brazil (UCB), “Biciculture will demonstrate to Brazilian society how the bicycle can be explored as an instrument for democratization and qualification of space and urban life, especially through social inclusion” . “Brazil will turn its attention to a bicycle event in the largest Brazilian city, and this will help to ratify and give capillarity to the importance of a public bicycle policy that contemplates immediate actions and urban planning integrated with other policies, such as housing, use Ground, parking, public transport, and pedestrians. ”

Daniel Guth, participation director of the Association of Urban Cyclists of São Paulo (Cyclocity) and leader of the Bicycle for All Network, highlights the importance of the event for the city. “The resumption of the Biciculture is a demonstration of strength and leadership of civil society to face the debates about the new paradigms of urban mobility in the country. And the city of São Paulo as the stage of this meeting, in the middle of the electoral year, is a sign that Public policies for cycling may lead this process of transformation. ”

The idealization and accomplishment is Union of Cyclists of Brazil (UCB), Cyclecity, CicloBR and Aromeiazero, with master sponsorship of Itaú and institutional support of the City of São Paulo. The Bicicultura 2016 still counts on the support of Aliança Bike, ANTP, Apé, Bike for All, Bike Anjo, Bike is Legal, Bike Zona Oeste, Brazil Bike Polo, CicloZN, City on Foot, Compartibike, Dream BMX, Figure Movies, Greenpeace , Health and Sustainability Institute, ITDP Brasil, Gangorra, Rachel Page, Pedal Verde, Portal Mobilize, Active Transport, Silvia and Nina and Vá de Bike.

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