NFT Tile Auction Referring to Allah from Selaron Stairs Begins

NFT Tile Auction Referring to Allah from Selaron Stairs Begins

EL bleach (Independent League of Tourist Guides of Rio de Janeiro) creator of the project Selaron Piece (s) of the worldhas just coined (coined) two tokens in NFT (non-expendable tab) with the name of Allah, authorized by the Rio City Councilthe last month of April, to be relocated to the Selaron scale which connects the neighborhoods of Lapa and Santa Teresa.

This type of auction started this week and will run until June 5th. The initial value of each NFT – 500 ETH (the equivalent of US $ 981,000 at the current exchange rate) would be the total amount needed for the restoration of La Escala and also for an educational program that deals with intolerance. religious and seek dialogue with the neighborhood and organized civil society.

The tiles are the “There There is no victory without Allah”(Allah Is Victorious), which provoked controversy on social media after the visit of the Arab influencer Thawab to Escadaria Selarón and forced an official request for the transfer of the tile made by the Independent League of Tourist Guides of Rio and the Sociedad Beneficente Muçulmana do Rio de Janeiro, in addition to the “Mecca in Rio”, Which will also be moved to the Selarón staircase.

After the victory with the transfer of the 6 Islamic tokens, it is necessary to raise funds both for this work and for the restoration of the whole of La Escala. In addition, our goal is to create an endowment fund that will allow us to never need more money from the government to take care of Selarón’s footsteps. That is why we are launching the auction of two NFTs that represent the tokens that will be movedHe says André Angulocreator and coordinator of the project.

tour guide is invited to visit Saudi Arabia

In June last year, the digital influencer Thawabof Saudi Arabia, saw a tile near the ground with the inscription “Allah is victorious”, Which would be a disrespect to Islam if religious names were close to the ground. The post that had a huge impact on social media in the Middle East had Aline Viana as a tour guide who accompanied Thawab on the journey through Selarón Steps.

That’s why Aline Viana was invited to visit Saudi Arabia, a two-week trip that began last Sunday. Aline says she ended up befriending the influencer and that Thawab was happy with the permission to move the tiles. “Whenever I went to meetings at Rio City Hall (to deal with the transfer) or had news, I would tell him. So we were just as excited about this result and being able to share it with everyone.“. tell the guide.

The invitation to visit Aline Viana in Saudi Arabia took place in July 2021, just at the beginning of the claim for the removal of the tile in question, and that was a way to thank her for her initiative to aid to the Islamic community. During this visit, Aline will visit the capital Riyadh, as well as the cities of Al-Ula and Jeddah. The return is scheduled for June 5, the day the NFTS Islamic tile auction ends.

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