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Christmas Specials

Project title

Especiais de Natal

Description of initiative

In December 2019, the Doutores da Alegria association implemented an artistic intervention inspired by Christmas into nineteen public hospitals. In São Paulo and Recife, the clowns reinterpret the theme and perform for hospitalized children, their companions and health professionals. In Rio de Janeiro, artists and musicians who have passed through the Plateias Hospitalares project made a musical procession through the hospitals.

Further information on the initiative

Themes: Culture and...

Individual well-being
Mental health
Quality of spaces and built environments


clown doctors, mental health, hospitals, Christmas

Target group

Not targeted to a specific group

Cultural field

Theatre, opera


2019 - 2019

Results, benefits, impact and lessons learnt



Doutores da Alegria
NGO / Non-profit | Culture