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The Sad Fun of the FIFA Fan Fest

Natalia Viana | Posted 07.01.2014 | World
Natalia Viana

Forty years on, the valley is not for everyone anymore. As with everything else in the mega event, the FIFA Fan Fest thrives in the concept of a VIP space, where people are left out if they're not inside avidly consuming. That's the concept of a city that FIFA is promoting. It's like it's crying out loudly over and over again: "No, this is not a public space -- and the World Cup is definitely not a public event."

World Cup Photo Diary: Fan Fest!

Raul de Molina | Posted 08.24.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

Fan Fest are official FIFA spaces where the public can watch games. The crowds were massive and while there was expected to be a large demonstration against the World Cup, it never materialized.