Personalities: Highlights of February

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Augusto Lucena

Considered an enthusiast of modern things, Augusto da Silva Lucena is the target of both criticism and praise when it comes to his administration as mayor of the ci…

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Dominguinhos

José Domingos de Moraes, known as Dominguinhos, was born in Garanhuns, Pernambuco, on 12 February 1941, to the famous bagpipe player and tuner, master Chicão.

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Francisco Julião

Francisco Julião Arruda de Paula was born on 16 February 1915, in the Municipality of Bom Jardim, in Pernambuco, and spent his childhood on the Boa Esperança, or Es…

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Getúlio Cavalcanti

The second son to Aluísio Holanda Cavalcanti and Marina Matias de Souza, Getúlio de Souza Cavalcanti was born in the city of Camutanga, in the northern Forest Zone …

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Lenine

Lenine, Oswaldo Lenine Macedo Pimentel, singer, composer, arranger, musician and producer, was born on 2 February 1959 in Recife, to Geraldo Pimentel and Dayse Mace…

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Mãe Menininha do Gantois (Mother Menininha do Gantois)

In Bahia, wearing white clothes on Fridays is a very old tradition coming from the Afro-Brazilian religion of candomblé. This tradition is a tribute to the African …