Gilberto Gil to take part in Rio 2016 opening ceremony

Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter Gilberto Gil will take part in Rio 2016 opening ceremony.

According to officially website of Rio 2016, the song composed by Gilberto Gil will be sounded in a video of Rio 2016 opening ceremony.

Gil’s musical style incorporates a wide range of influences, including rock and folk music, and Brazilian genres including samba, African music, reggae, salsa, and bossa nova.

From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil’s Minister of Culture in the administration of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.