It is land of a glad and hospitable, full people of expectations with the growth, people poet and with musicada soul, marking always with creativity of details all the festividades of its calendar. In more recent times, it is dated of day seven of July of 1991, diverse gifts local authorities and of other cities, the illustrious folclorista Frei Chico- great singer, composer and entertainer Saulo Laranjeira and its numerous caravan, gifts also, the ambassadors of the mining folklore of Jose Teixeira and its Maz wife; great team of photographers and cinegrafistas; you still represent the diverse segments of the popular culture, represented for groups of the localities, professors, colleges student, folcloristas. Mayor de Jequitib- Geraldo Saturnine Antonio and representatives of the local administration, all these, for unamimity, had proclaimed Frei Chico as Governor of the Mining State of the Folklore and divulgador lieutenant governor of the cultural roots, the singer Saulo Laranjeira. They had been these ' ' majestades' ' that later they had nominated officially, the city however in focus, was recognized as Capital Miner of the Folklore. City this that was first, that the news is had to acquire this heading in Minas Gerais. Thus you vary had been the soerguidas manifestations, many of this still in prominence in the calendar of festividades of Jequitib. With the officialization of this heading, the jequitibaense people felt itself honored so that, for the recognition and valuation of its culture, He more saw each time pledged in the propagation and revitalizao of this folclrica History. Today, great parts of the manifestations the same survive with brightness and creativity, but with modernity others spaces had been appeared, data wing to the participation of youth, as for example, the FestiVelhas that adds all the artistic groups of the city and region. An open window to the eyes of who search quality, beauty, joy and sensitivity of a simple and diligent people.