Fifty-thousand biodegradable balloons are released by the Commercial Association at Patio do Collegio, the historical Jesuit church and school founded in 1554 as the foundation of the city, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Friday. An office boy first released 100 balloons in 1992 and the event then turned into tradition for celebrating the new year when the association took over.Dec 30, 2012

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