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George Floyd’s protests erupted in Berlin, London and Toronto

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George Floyd's protests erupted in Berlin, London and Toronto

Anger over the death of George Floyd has worldwide.

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in London, Berlin and Toronto over the weekend to protest the death of Floyd’s Remembrance Day during a confrontation with Minneapolis police, according to news reports.

Shouting “important black life” and holding signs that read “Justice for George Floyd” and “racism have no place,” protesters gather at London’s Trafalgar Square on Sunday and block traffic outside the US embassy, ​​the biggest public gathering since locking Coronavirus enforced. , BBC reports.

“I am very sympathetic to this problem but also surprised to see the emotional power that has gathered people,” Reverend Sally Hitchiner, related to the vicar in St. Church. Martin-in-the-Fields in the square, told the shop.

“Obviously they are not following locking and social distance, but I think there is a lot of passion there and that overrides their concerns,” Hiitchiner said. “This is a problem that requires passion but at the same time there is a huge amount of risk in what they do.”

The BBC said “several people” were arrested.

Protesters marched against the death of George Floyd by a police officer in Toronto
Protesters marched against the death of George Floyd by a police officer in TorontoCarlos Osorio / REUTERS

Floyd, 46, died Monday after being pinched to the ground by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin even though he repeatedly asked for air.

On Saturday, protests erupted in Germany, where thousands of people gathered outside the US embassy in Berlin, demonstrators raised signs that read, “I can’t breathe,” NBC News said.

The video the recording is posted on Twitter by NBC correspondent Carl Nasman showing a large crowd outside the embassy, ​​peacefully clapping in protest.

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And in Toronto, as many as 4,000 protesters marched on Saturday. A video posted by Toronto Global journalist Albert Delitala on Twitter shows protesters marching on Brunswick Avenue in the Canadian city.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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