Carnival blocks from all over Brazil take to the streets for Lula a week before the election

Motion brings collectively teams from a minimum of 13 cities; there might be parades, processions and leafleting


A gaggle of a minimum of 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, resembling São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, Salvador and Belém. The group may also publish a manifesto in help of PT on Thursday (22).

On Sunday, the final weekend before the first shift, there might be parades, open rehearsals, leaflets and processions. “The proposal is to put the blocks on the road with Lula de Primeira [em referência à primeira rodada do pleito]”, reads a notice from the motion.

And it goes on: “We consider that road Carnival can’t stay silent in 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 variety”.

In the capital of São Paulo, a minimum of 4 blocks will take to the streets in the areas of Pinheiros, Pompéia, Bixiga and Avenida Paulista. Amongst the 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 in the inside of São Paulo, resembling Piracicaba, São José dos Campos, Vinhedo, Campinas, as well as to Better SP, nonetheless endorse the motion.
In accordance to one among the organizers of the joint, Lira Alli, membership ought to develop till Sunday – in the final 24 hours alone, she acquired registration from one other 20 blocks.


As the column confirmed, the Baixo Augusta drums will carry out on the nook of Paulista and Rua Augusta, in 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 creative collectives that can carry out at the occasion in help of PT’s campaigns, entitled “A Cultura Abraça a Esperança”.

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