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New version of The Little Prince

A little prince lives alone on an asteroid. One day, on one of his journeys through the universe, he finds a lost aviator in the Sahara desert. A beautiful friendship then develops between them. This is the starting point of the book ‘The Little Prince,’ considered one of the greatest works of 20th century literature. This story was the inspiration for a film produced in France with the same title as the book

The origin of the nativity scene

Christmas Traditions: The idea of depicting the birth of Jesus in the nativity scene came about in 1223, with Saint Francis of Assisi. Over the years, the idea spread throughout the world

The São Silvestre road race

Considered to be one of the oldest road races in the world, the São Silvestre attracted more than 22,000 runners last year. Maganews now gives you a rundown of the event’s history.

Nelson Mandela’s legacy

He changed the history of South Africa by defeating apartheid and proving to the world that forgiveness, wisdom, tolerance and diplomacy are more powerful weapons than rancor and hatred

Ice cream and summer: a perfect combination!

Mass-produced or homemade. In a tub or cone. With milk or without milk. Regardless of presentation or recipe, it is almost impossible to resist a delicious ice cream during the summer. There is a huge variety of flavors. Check out a brief history of ice cream in Brazil and worldwide

Chico Bento and rural Brazil

When Maurício de Sousa created this character in the 1960s, most Brazilians lived in rural areas, in harmony with nature, just like Chico Bento. Now, only 15% of the population lives in the countryside (+ audio)

A tribute to Vinícius de Moraes

He composed some of the greatest classics in MPB, in partnership with Tom Jobim, Chico Buarque, Toquinho and other giants of Brazilian music. On October 19 he would have been 100 years old (+ audio)