São Paulo Anniversary.
Hello dear all!
Are you ready for the weekend? I hope so :-).
Today São Paulo city is celebrating its 454th anniversary. São Paulo is called the city of the opportunities, therefore the city which never stops. People from all Brazil come here with the idea of make money and pursue the so dreamed happiness. At the first sight São Paulo may be a shock for some people who aren´t accustomed with the unusal beauty of its imponent concrete buildings and different accents, whereas for many others, it´s love at first sight. And that´s my case :-).
I was six when I went to Paulista avenue at first time. My eyes were wide open of amazement; I was so excited to the journey, and also so excited to learn many new things from all of this. I remember of my dad by my side always gentle and helpful showing me the places and answer my questions. Oh boy, I had a ball that day :-).
When I think of Paulista Avenue one of the landmarks that comes to my mind is Masp( São Paulo Museum of Art). The museum holdings are consider the most important in Latin America and Southern Hemesphere with thousand of works of great artists such as: Degas, Di Cavalcanti, Portinari, Picasso, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Rodin and so many others.
Last month the museum was robbery. Two paintings were taken, one of Picasso and another one of Portinari. The museum are suffering with a bad administration. Thanks God, the paintings were already recovered, moreover some attittudes are being demanded in order to tackle the Masp administration problems.
Well, here´s a photo of Masp. I took it last Sunday:
The photo below was taken at Trianon-Masp subway station. As you can see in this subway station there´s a panel with some masterpieces that you can find at Masp museum.
Yippee!!!! Marianna and Hyoshil, oh girls I missed you so much! Thanks for you have sent comments to me. It´s a pleasure read them :-).
Marianna, so you can also speak Russian, that´s really great!
Hyoshil, I´ve heard about Virgin in Blue and sounds great. I´ve read Girl With The Pearl Earing and I´ve just loved. If you haven´t read yeat just give a go you´ll love :-).
Elena, happy student day to you too! We also celebrate this day in Brazil, the day is August 11th though. Your country is land of great writers. One of my favourite writers is Dostoieviski. He has inpired many Brazilians authors that I love. You see. Literature can also unite people :-).
Adri! So nice hear from you again. Your English is wonderfulI I´ve always looked up to you. Please say happy birthday to your father, and give a kiss to Iago for me. Enjoy your weekend and I hope see you soon :-).
James, that´s a very interesting way to keep thinking and learning English all the time :-).
Naheed, where are you? I hope you´re fine.
Stephen, I don´t want to hear you say goodbye :-O. I know you´re a very busy teacher, and you have business in Sweden and Vietnan. But maybe, maybe you could think about and start again to write a column to us narrating your new adventures. What do you think? If you go cicle along the Great Wall of China( that´s my teacher :-)) you could write about it to us. It would be amazing hear your journey relates Stephen. You´re a great storyteller :-).
Well, it´s time to say good bye folks,
See you soon,
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