World Social Forum Enthusiastic Opening Parade in Pictures: Marching, Chanting, and Dancing through Torrential Downpour

Belem, Brazil, Jan 27, 2009
Tens of thousands of Brazilians and social activists from around the world opened the World Social Forum today, marching, chanting, and dancing through the streets amidst a torrential downpour that lasted several hours.


WSF Parade: Marching in the Rain


WSF Parade: Greenpeace


WSF Parade: Torrential Downpour


Greenpeace, Deforestation Zero – It’s now or now


WSF Parade: Joy is a form of resistance


WSF Parade: Our Planet is Not For Sale


WSF Parade: Marching in the Rain


WSF Parade: Global March of Women


WSF Parade: Amazonian Peoples


WSF Parade: Videographers Make Do


WSF Parade: Amazonian Peoples at the World Social Forum Parade