This is one of the many initiatives that have come out from the international soccer tournament which will begin tomorrow, June 11th, in South Africa, welcoming 32 teams from around the world. South Africa was selected as the host country six years ago and has been preparing for it ever since: they have built five new stadiums, upgraded five others, and improved public transportation -including a new rapid transit railway. Over the past weeks, the teams and thousands of fans have begun arriving.
Have a look at what´s going on in South Africa in the extraordinary pictures in The Big Picture; I recommend you to read the comments at the end of the article as well: many people write from South Africa and they sound so excited and proud that I find it hard to send the idea of bread and circus out of my mind
The tournament takes place over a month, ending on July 11th.