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