City of São Paulo celebrates 451 years of existence

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Tuesday, January 25, 2005

SÃO PAULO, Brazil —Tonight seven hours of festivities will take place in the well-known Avenue Paulista, in the heart of São Paulo. Over one million people are expected to show up at the celebration of the city's 451st anniversary. Both the city´s Mayor, José Serra, and the state´s Governor, Geraldo Alckmin, are due to attend the celebration.