quarta-feira, 17 de setembro de 2014

Mafalda, 50 years worried about the State of the world

The Argentina celebrates its most famous cartoon character who, in questioning during decades the current state of the World, gained popularity both in Latin America and Europe.

In Buenos Aires, an exhibition was opened in the presence of the historian chart and "father" of Mafalda, Joaquín Salvador Lavado-more known with "Quino".

The author explains that "the problems [in the world] were something I've always had an impact on me. The kids nowadays are so informed about everything what happens in the world. When I was a kid, I had no idea who they were people like, for example, the Pope. Nowadays, kids know everything. "

Quino, was awarded this year in Spain, with the Prince of Asturias prize for communication and Humanities.

Fierce defender of human rights, Mafalda was, in 1976, the "face" of the Universal Declaration on the rights of the child of UNICEF.

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