Peace and Love in Brazil
Days after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s victory the announcement of the “Lula-Palloza” was set for the 1st January 1 2023 – simply the best vitamin to start a new year, a heart jump for joy for all of us who have crouched in these last four years in Brazil.
And another perfect reason for me to spend a few days in Brasilia, the Capital of Brazil, the city that the Saint Don Bosco dreamed of in 1883 – with its big lake, palaces and riches that still did not exist in the heart of the continent.
It was in 1953, during the presidency of Juscelino Kubitscheck, that this utopian city, constructed with the ambition to equalize the social classes, began to materialize, the Capital of Hope as André Malraux called it. The construction began in 1956, the urban planning project was made by Lúcio Costa and the government buildings in charge of Oscar Niemeyer.