Special Dates

8 de março, dia internacional da mulher

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 05/03/2021

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The Saint Sebastian Festival in Pompéu, Memories

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 20/01/2021

Back when I was a young child and adolescent, sometime around 1948 to 1960, the best fun you could get in my old hometown, especially for the poor, were at the religious festivals. The religious festivals were festivals for the poor, where no distinctions were made regarding social class. After the Three Kings Festival went by, reaching its peak on the 6th of January, we anxiously awaited the glorious Festival of Saint Sebasti...

Folia de Reis in my memory

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 06/01/2021

In our small town of Pompéu, when I was a child, around 1950, from the 24th of December, Christmas Eve, to the 6th of January, or King’s day, there was always a group of folias, revelers, singers and instrumentalists who roamed from one location to another on long walks, chanting or sometimes disenchanting verses relative to the Three Wise Kings’visit to Baby Jesus. It reflects a profane-religious aspect of Brazil and is ...

For the Women Nearly Divine

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 06/03/2020

Women were made to be loved, period. The rest is complementary or routine. From early on, young girls dream of their prince charming, of better days, of good friends and parents, of sincere loving in all the ways of love. Women enchant us ever since early age. Just look at all the girly games and playfulness, such grace and beauty! They seem happier thanboys. Whoever has seen girls running barefoot, playing jump-rope –do the...

Woman, Heavenly Moments

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 04/03/2020

  They say the Devil’s greatest invention was the lemon, created in his attempt to copy the orange, God’s newest invention. The latter, as they say, was God’s second best invention of all time. The first of course, was woman. WOMAN! That magic word, capable of diverting the most serious of discussions at any table. Her body, mysterious. Her face, clean, or with creams and lipstick. Her bust, arms, hands, polished or “...

Carnivalesque Parades Occupy Belo Horizonte

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 19/02/2020

Until the early ’60s, it was one hell of a scene the entire week preluding carnival, with all the caricatos coming in from the nearby villages and town quarters, comprised mainly of men dressed as women. During the three-day-long carnival, sparse parade blocks roam the city and colorful parties concentrate in clubs and company quarters. The Bank Workers Union was one point of excitement for its employees. It was a beauti...

Dia internacional da mulher

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 08/03/2019

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Dia do amigo ou da amizade – parte 2

Publicado por Sebastião Verly
Data da publicação: 20/07/2018

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