Vittorio Mario, born in Italy and emigrated to Brasil in the late 60s. Once bersagliere (a corp of the Italian Army), today is president of the Circolo Italiano of Jundiaí, a municipality in the State of São Paulo
Pasquale arrived in Brazil as a child in the 50's. He’s a mover but one time he has been owner of a chain of butcher shops. In his life he acquired and lost a big fortune.
Bruna, descending. She is journalist and press officer of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
Valdo, Brazilian, métre in the restaurant of Edificio Italia. This palace in the city center is the architectural expression of Italian migration to São Paulo
Daniela, descending, has been passionate to her roots when she discovered the letters of his grandfather migrated to Brazil he sent to his family remained in Italy. Daniela studied Italian to translate these letters and today she is the founder of the italian school Due Parole.
Gianmario, is an Italian conductor of orchestra. In the picture is directing the Coral Paulistano in the Conservatory of São Paulo . In the last ten years he built a strong connection with the Italian community of São Paulo where the italian classical and folk music is especially studied and appreciated.
Football team of Italian descendants before the game against Japan.
Umberta Cheli Kanasawa and hes family. Umberta was born in Lucca and arrived in Brazil in the 50s where she met her husband, descent of Japanese. The Japanese community in São Paulo is the largest outside of Japan. She said to her daughters to be proud, because descendants of Etruscan and Samurai.
Antonio was born in the province of Salerno and he arrived in Brazil in the 50s. It has a grocery store in Bixiga, the historic Italian neighborhood of São Paulo. Today in the district they live more blacks than Italian. João, his partner, he is also migrated but from the north of Brazil.
Walter Taverna, descending, founder of the Centro de Memória Do Bixiga in São Paulo .
Ricardo Beccari, descendant, is a airline photographer.
Lola, within the Paróquia Nossa Senhora de Casaluce. The parish was founded in 1900 in the Italian neighborhood of Bras by Neapolitan immigrants. Lola is not a descendant Italian but she is one of the organizers of the feast of the parish, the oldest festival traditional Italian of the town of São Paolo.
Emily, contortionist of the Circo di Napoli, a circus of Italian origin, with a tradition of 35 years.
Alberto, born in Rome, is a journalist and foreign correspondent. He in Brazil since the 70s.
Enrico, an Italian businessman, lives in São Paulosince the '80s and founded Zeni, a company that produces Italian food for large scale retail distribution.
Elsa and Desiderio, born in Brazil, but descendants of Italian parents. Playing most afternoons cards in the Circolo Italiano of São Paulo
Pasquini, born in Italy but came to Brazil in the '50s. He is painter and philosopher.