The federal government intends on publishing a terms for bidding in May in the order of R$ 15 million for cultural artistic activities for the 2014 World Cup. According to Jeanine Pires, executive-secretary of the Ministry of Culture, the idea is to hold around 300 events in the 12 host cities of the competition.
Brasilia will be the first city to hold the meeting on the fine tuning and integration of Operational Plans for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013. The event will be held this Tuesday (12.03) at the Ulysses Guimarães Conventions Centre, with the attendance of the Minister of Sport Aldo Rebelo, the Governor of the Federal District Agnelo Queiroz and the CEO of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) Ricardo Trade.
The US government has invited a Brazilian delegation to observe security related actions at the Super Bowl 2013, which is the final of the National American Football League, to be decided between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. The biggest sporting event in the US, the match will be played on 3 February in New Orleans.
“Without telecommunications there is no World Cup”. The statement was made by FIFA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke, as well as Brazil's Minister of Communications Paulo Bernardo on the occasion when the Memorandum of Understanding between the Brazilian Federal Government and the International Football Federation was signed. The agreement has the aim of ensuring an “exemplary” telecommunications service for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
The year of 2013 represents the kick-off of the big sporting events Brazil will host. In order to ensure the best debut possible, the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 will have special support from an organisational point of view. This Tuesday (22.01) at 11.00, the Brazil's Volunteer Programme will be launched, a volunteer programme from the Brazilian federal government that will work in parallel to FIFA’s.
This Tuesday (11.12), Brazil’s Minister of Sport Aldo Rebelo signed a document that broadens the sport cooperation agreement between Brazil and Uruguay. The partnership agreement, in force since 2005, anticipates a programme for the years of 2013 and 2014. The current programme document was signed this Tuesday (11.12) after a meeting with Uruguayan President José Mujica, at the Torre Ejecutiva at the presidency’s headquarters.
Twelve thousand kilometres apart, two emerging nations, with different economies, are facing a similar race. Brazil wants to stage one of the best World Cups ever. So does Qatar, on the other side of the World. However, each nation wants to do it their way.
In her opening speech at the Final Draw Show of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013, at the Anhembi Convention Centre in Sao Paulo this Saturday (01.12), President Dilma Rousseff stated that in relation to the tournament Brazil is accountable twice: having to win it on and off the pitch.