Alto do Moura is a neighbourhood of Caruaru, a municipality of rural Pernambuco, which houses a community of artists and artisans who work withclay.
In Caruaru, a city in Pernambuco, known as the capital of the ‘Agreste’ region, on Wednesdays and Saturdays the most complete and important free market of Northeast Brazil takes place.
During the St John period, some diesel-powered trains at the Central Station were specially chartered to run the Recife-Caruaru route. Participants boarded the train very early and only returned at night.
The city of Caruaru, known as the ‘Agreste Princess’ (geographical area in eastern Pernambuco) and the ‘Capital of Forró’, is situated 135 km from Recife and offers visitors a wide variety of folkloric and tourist attractions characteristic of the popular culture of the Brazilian Northeast.
Vitalino Pereira dos Santos was born on 10 July 1909 in Sítio Campos, in Caruaru, Pernambuco. He lived in Alto do Moura, a town approximately six kilometres from Caruaru.