Brazilian Northeast Gets New National Heritage City

Marechal Deodoro, in the northeastern Brazilian state of Alagoas, will be the newest city considered Brazilian national heritage.

The solemnity will take place today, August 17, and will include the presence of the Brazilian Minister of Culture, Gilberto Gil; the governor of the state of Alagoas, Luí­s Abí­lio de Souza Neto; the president of the Institute for National Artistic and Historical Heritage (Iphan), Luiz Fernando de Almeida and the mayor of the city of Marechal Deodoro, José Danilo Damaso.

Brazil already has another 61 cities considered national assets, including the city of Ouro Preto in the state of Minas Gerais, the Guarani Jesuit missions in Rio Grande to Sul, the historic centers of Salvador (Bahia) and Olinda (Pernambuco), and the Iguaçu National Park in Paraná state. The pilot plan for Brazilian capital has also made the list.

The request for making the city’s Architectural and Urban Characteristics national heritage was approved on August 3, in Rio de Janeiro, by the Iphan Cultural Asset Board.

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