A selection of photographs from the second #Cheerforpeace event that we had in the favela of Rocinha in Rio, July 12
Who knows how many people here? some say somewhere about 1/4 to 1/2 a million people, amazing place, amazing people.
The bridge at the entrance to Rocinha
Paloma, Anrea, Igor, Nima… all making the 3 fingered cheerforpeace pose, works both ways round
The lads from Rocinha give the gringos a hand with the luggage… lots of jerseys and balls.
Best foot pitch with a view?
Andre, Paloma, Nima and the girls promoting womens rights with DISCOVERFOOTBALL.DE
The Rocinha girls team
discover football tournament about to kick off, Rocinha came 2nd, Cidade de deus (city of god, like the film) won
The favela footy teams album
favela footy teams album – rocinha girls team
An urban farm in rocinha, chickens plants and a bamboo pole to allow the monkeys to come and eat too
preparing his bands in the DJ studio.
meitheal is an irish gaelic word, it sums up community collecive work effort, more or less, in english there is not a one word equivalent (peraps says something about both culture and language…)