Carnival blocks from throughout Brazil take to the streets for Lula every week earlier than the election

Motion brings collectively teams from not less than 13 cities; there will likely be parades, processions and leafleting

MONICA BERGAMO
SAO PAULO-SP

A bunch of not less than 160 road Carnival blocks will perform a sequence of actions subsequent Sunday (twenty fifth) in help of the candidacy of former President Lula (PT) on this 12 months’s elections.

The checklist brings collectively collectives from totally different cities in Brazil, reminiscent of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, Salvador and Belém. The group can even publish a manifesto in help of PT on Thursday (22).

On Sunday, the final weekend earlier than the primary shift, there will likely be parades, open rehearsals, leaflets and processions. “The proposal is to place the blocks on the road with Lula de Primeira [em referência à primeira rodada do pleito]”, reads a be aware from the motion.

And it goes on: “We consider that road Carnival can’t stay silent within the face of the dispute between hate and life. It’s pressing to take a stand and occupy the streets. Construct collectively with unity in range”.

Within the capital of São Paulo, not less than 4 blocks will take to the streets within the areas of Pinheiros, Pompéia, Bixiga and Avenida Paulista. Among the many teams from São Paulo that help the initiative are Acadêmicos do Baixo Augusta, Vai Quem Qué, Ritaleena, Charanga do França, Baco do Parangolé and Saia de Chita.

Carnival teams from Belo Horizonte, Recife, Olinda, Vitória and cities within the inside of São Paulo, reminiscent of Piracicaba, São José dos Campos, Vinhedo, Campinas, along with Better SP, nonetheless endorse the motion.
In response to one of many organizers of the joint, Lira Alli, membership ought to develop till Sunday – within the final 24 hours alone, she acquired registration from one other 20 blocks.


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Because the column confirmed, the Baixo Augusta drums will carry out on the nook of Paulista and Rua Augusta, within the capital of São Paulo, in help of Lula and former mayor Fernando Haddad (PT), candidate for the Authorities of SP.

The group will be a part of a sequence of inventive collectives that may carry out on the occasion in help of PT’s campaigns, entitled “A Cultura Abraça a Esperança”.

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