March for Jesus is recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage AMWith the inclusion of the March in the official calendar of events Amazon, it now has the same importance as other major events such as the Festival of Parintins.
Manaus performs Saturday (25) one of the country's most important North Christian events. A March for Jesus 2016 reaches its 23th edition and expects to receive more than 500 thousand faithful of various Christian denominations.
In March this year, the March for Jesus was recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage Nature Amazonas State. The recognition came after the Amazonas Legislative Assembly (hazard) approve the law 318/16, Wanderley Dallas authored by Mr (PMDB).
With the recognition, the March for Jesus became part of the official calendar of the Amazon cultural and tourist events. Thereby, the event now has more support from private and public bodies.
"Holding an event that brings together over 500 thousand people requires a lot of organization. Recognition Gait help the organizers to seek support companies and public authorities ", said Mr Wanderley Dallas.
With the inclusion of the March in the official calendar of events Amazon, it now has the same importance as other major events such as the Festival of Parintins, the Feast of Pres Cupuaçu. Figueiredo, the Operas Festival and the Festival of Cirandas Manacapuru, among others.
"We came to the 23rd edition of the March for Jesus and, each year, We gather more people ", said Dallas. "It's a major event, like other great festivals that bring tourist visibility to the Amazon ", he added.
Dallas said the participation of Manaus families made March for Jesus grow in recent years. "People participate in a climate of peace and joy. We see fights over the entire course. This attracts more families ", said Rep.