Inauguration of the Capoeira Square 3rd August 1982
M Silveira (Josias Lima Santos, b. 1968) in 2017:
«On 3rd August 1982, Mestre Silveira from CDO Barueri participated on the Inauguration of the Capoeira Square, that is situated on the Ibirapuera Square in São Paulo next to the Legislative Assembly, after this inauguration every 3rd August became a Capoeirista Day. All the mestres of São Paulo were present: Mestre Joel, Mestre Suassuna, Mestre Silvestre, Mestre Grande, Mestre Paulo Gomes, Mestre Ivan, Mestre Sombra, Mestre Pinatti, Mestre Miguel, Mestre Almir das Areias, Mestre Carioca, Mestre Ananias, Mestre Gato Preto, Mestre Besouro Nicomédio, Mestre Curisco among others who were there.»
On one of the photos we can see Fernando Henrique Cardoso on the shoulders of capoeiristas (as a winner) and a banner at the back that seems to say that The Capoe[iristas greet the] [Federal] Dep [..] - Cardoso became a federal representative of São Paulo in 1982.