Open Media Centre in the 12 Host Cities

All 12 Host Cities provide Open Media Centres for Journalists

National and international media visiting Rio de Janeiro for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil will have access to the Open Media Centre (OMC), located at the Forte de Copacabana, from June 9 until July 14, 2014. The Open Media Centre is a multipurpose space with customized facilities and services for press professionals, including free broadband internet connectivity, workstations with equipment for shared use, multiple television screens to follow the matches, an auditorium for press conferences and briefings, radio studios, broadcasting services and locations for shooting footage.

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Journalists interested in using the space are not required to have official accreditation from FIFA, and FIFA-accredited press may also use the OMC's services. The Open Media Centre will have a team on-hand to provide information about Brazil and the World Cup host cities in Portuguese, English and Spanish. A number of activities will be held at the OMC, including interviews and press briefings on various issues, cultural events and organized visits to Rio de Janeiro landmarks.

The Forte de Copacabana is located near the Posto 6 area of Copacabana Beach, at the following address: Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco, 1 - Copacabana - Rio de Janeiro - RJ – Brazil www.fortedecopacabana.com

Contact information If you are interested in using the OMC, please contact us by email at cam@presidencia.gov.br and by phone at + 55 (61) 3411-4955 and (61) 3411-4951

Accreditation: http://credencam.com.br/visitante/create?setLng=en-US

Open Media Centre - Belo Horizonte
Address: Expominas - Av. Amazonas, 6030, Gameleira
11 June - 13 July, from 11:00 to 22:00
+55 31 3916-0477 / 3277-4174 // imprensa@copa.mg.gov.br // belohorizonte@pbh.gov.br // http://belo2014.com.br

Open Media Centre – Brasilia
Address: Centro de Convenções Ulisses Guimarães - Eixo Monumental, Ala Norte, Térreo
9 June - 13 July, from 10:00 to 22:00
+55 61 3214-2820 // imprensagdf.copa@gmail.com

Open Media Centre - Cuiabá
Address: Centro de Eventos do Parque de Exposições Jonas Pinheiro
9 June - 3 July, from 8:00 to 22:00
+55 65 3315-2010 / 3315-2038 // cuiaba.press@gmail.com

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Open Media Centre – Curitiba
Address: Memorial de Curitiba - Rua Claudino dos Santos 79 - São Francisco - Setor histórico da Cidade
5 June - 5 July, from 9:00 to 19:00
+55 41 3350-8668 // copaemcuritiba@smcs.curitiba.pr.gov.br

Open Media Centre – Fortaleza
Adress: Centro de Eventos do Ceará
9 June - 6 July
+55 85 3466-4898 // comunicacao@casacivil.ce.gov.br

Open Media Centre – Manaus
Address: Centro Cultural dos Povos da Amazônia - Praça Francisco Pereira da Silva
9 June - 27 June, from 8:00 to 20:00
+55 92 2126-1236 // press@copa2014.am.gov.br

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Open Media Centre – Natal
Address: UFRN - Laboratório de Comunicação Social e Superintendência de Comunicação
10 May - 26 June, from 8:00 to 22:00
+55 84 3215-3564 // presspoint@comunica.ufrn.br // www.presspoint.ufrn.br

Open Media Centre – Porto Alegre
Address: Usina do Gasômetro - Avenida João Goulart, 551
10 June - 2 July, from 8:00 to 20:00
+55 51 3288-9164 // copa2014.rs@gmail.com

Open Media Centre – Recife
Address: Torre Malakoff – Recife Antigo
9 June - 2 July, from 9:00 to 18:30
+55 81 3366-9660 // media@secopa.pe.gov.br

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Open Media Centre – Rio de Janeiro
Address: Forte de Copacabana - Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco
9 June - 14 July, from 10:00 to 22:00
+ 55 61 3411-4955 // cam@presidencia.gov.br // www.fortedecopacabana.com

Open Media Centre – Salvador
Address: Centro Cultural Câmara dos Vereadores (próximo ao elevador Lacerda) }
12 June - 6 July, from 9:00 to 22:00
+55 71 3115-6467 // cambahia2014@gmail.com // www.secom.ba.gov.br/centrodemidia

Open Media Centre – São Paulo
Address: Praça das Artes - Avenida São João, 281 - Sé
4 June - 11 July
+55 11 3113-8899 / 3113-8877 // imprensa@prefeitura.sp.gov.br // http://spnacopa2014.prefeitura.sp.gov.br

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