Known for sweeping Sapucaí Avenue with much joy and balance after each parade of the Samba Schools of Rio de Janeiro, since the 80's, Renato Sorriso (Smile), squandered sympathy during his visit to the Passion and Transformation exhibition at Somerset House in London, where Casa Brasil is located.
Sorriso became an icon for the trash collectors in Rio de Janeiro and was always very proud of their profession. Comlurb, a municipal autarchy of Rio de Janeiro, is one of the most respected public institutions in the city.
The Flag Handover Ceremonies will have eight minutes each during the Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games London 2012.
Photos: ©Wander Roberto / Rio 2016™