Dragao do Mar Theater, Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
The Dragão do Mar Center of Art And Culture (in Portuguese: Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura) is a government funded cultural center in Fortaleza, Ceará in Brazil. The center contains facilities for exhibitions, a theatre, a library, a cinema and a planetarium.
The center was inaugurated in April 1999, and has an overall area of 33 000 m². The name “Dragão do Mar” is in honour of Francisco José do Nascimento, a hero of the abolitionist movement in Ceará, who in 1881 refused to transport slaves to be sold further south in the country.
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