Branco – Acre - Brazil:
Amazonlink celebrates first “Cupuaçu victory” with Capoeira and Rock
08.03.2004.- More than two thousand people participated yesterday in the „Public Event Against Bio-piracy”, organized by Amazonlink. The event was in commemoration of the cancellation of the fruit name “Cupuaçu” as a trademark in Japan. The giant banner “Cupuaçu e nosso” (Cupuaçu belongs to us), was exposed in a park in the center of the city during a divers cultural program.
The event started with the martial art and dance group
“Capoeira Candeias” – which surprised the organizers and the public
with a special song, based on the Cupuaçu case. Another highlight
was the presentation of a video clip about the Campaign Against Bio-piracy.