Barroso sang ‘Evidencias’, written by Chitãozinho and Xororão, with students in the United Kingdom

Barroso sang ‘Evidencias’, written by Chitãozinho and Xororão, with students in the United Kingdom

The President of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), Minister Luis Roberto Barroso, was filmed singing the song “Evidencias” by the country’s duo Chitãozinho and Xororão with students during the Brazil Forum UK, held in the United Kingdom. Accompanied by university students on Saturday, 22nd, and Sunday, 23rd, the President of the Court showed that he knows all the verses of the Brazilian musical classic. Watch the video click here,

The ninth edition of the Brazil Forum UK was held at the University of Oxford. The event brings together Brazilians studying in the United Kingdom and promotes discussion on topics that seek to bring positive change to the country.

Barroso was responsible for delivering the opening speech at the event on Saturday. In his speech, which lasted 27 minutes, the STF president declared that Brazil’s democracy faced a “trial by fire” due to the “rise of the far right” and the capitalization of religious sentiments in political discussions.

STF President Luis Roberto Barroso singing the song ‘Evidencias’ by Chitãozinho and Xororó in the United Kingdom

STF President Luis Roberto Barroso singing the song ‘Evidencias’ by Chitãozinho and Xororó in the United Kingdom, Photo: @alenisteque via X (formerly Twitter)

“Brazil has experienced a trial by fire, just as the world has experienced a trial by fire, in the protection of democracy, due to the rise of the intolerant extreme right, through hate speech and disinformation, in many parts of the world. An action strategy politics, by seizing religious sentiments with the abusive use of political content”, said the president of the STF.

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This weekend, STF Minister Gilmar Mendes will also attend a congress in Europe. “Gilmarpalooza”, as the Lisbon Legal Forum is known, promoted by the Dean of the STF’s Higher Education Institute in Lisbon, will bring together the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Arthur Lira (PP-AL), Deputies Orlando Silva (PCdoB-SP) and Doutor Luizinho (PP-RJ), Senators Jacques Wagner (PT-BA), Eliziane Gama (PSD-MA) and Ciro Nogueira (PP-PI). The event will also see the participation of São Paulo Governor Tarcisio de Freitas (Republicans) and Goiás Governor Ronaldo Caiado (União).

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