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Museum of Image and Sound Setbacks

By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Both neighborhood locals and the staff of the Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) are keenly awaiting the cultural institution’s move to Copacabana, but construction setbacks and rising project costs have delayed the relocation.

The MIS, which is home to numerous important national radio, video and photograph archives, was originally scheduled to move into a new purpose-built location facing Copacabana Beach in 2012, although delays started being announced last year.

“Its inauguration is planned for the second semester of 2013,” said José Emilio Rondeau, an adviser at Rio de . . .

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