A personal selection of photographs with their stories in English, Portuguese, and Dutch (scroll down for the Portuguese and Dutch texts).
SEPTEMBER 2007: Street races
In September 2007, Vitória celebrated its 456th anniversary. A lot of festivities were organized by the city that month. It’s very likely that the city mayor tried to take advantage of the celebrations, in order to become re-elected in the following year. Four days long, many entertainment activities were held in Vitória. There were free open air concerts, including a concert by Jorge Ben Jor, a nationally known singer of Brazilian popular music. At the weekend, fans could closely watch the training sessions of their racing heroes. On Sunday, official racing events were held on…
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