Youth narrates family's daily routine with the excitement of a Brazil soccer matchRecord ID: 1469190
- Title: Youth narrates family's daily routine with the excitement of a Brazil soccer match
- Date: 14th April 2020
- Summary: NATAL, BRAZIL (APRIL 13, 2020) (REUTERS) (SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) BRAZILIAN 'ANNOUNCER,' AUREO DENI DOS SANTOS DANTAS, SAYING: "Narrating this type of activity of things you have to do, like washing your hands, and making sure to clean an object, a table - you can narrate everything. And, just having the narration makes it fun, it's what grabs the audience's attention. So, I think it's something that can be a positive influence on people. That's why I wanted to put this all together."
- Keywords: Brazil COVID-19 announcer coronavirus football lockdown quarantine soccer sports sportscaster style voice
- Reuters ID: LVA004C9BS953
- Location: NATAL, BRAZIL
- City: NATAL, BRAZIL
- Country: Brazil
- Duration: 00:00:21
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Trapped inside during the coronavirus quarantine, a young Brazilian man has become an internet sensation by narrating his family's daily routine in the over-the-top style of a soccer announcer.
Aureo Deni dos Santos Dantas, a 20-year-old man who lives with his family in the northeastern Brazilian city of Natal, started narrating his mother and father's daily activities, "to bring some entertainment into my home, and because I miss watching soccer," he said.
Activities like washing hands, cleaning off phone cases and even just having a coffee can sound exciting when narrated like a high-stakes soccer match, and after posting his videos online, dos Santos Dantas saw them go viral across Brazil.
But, aside from being entertaining, dos Santos Dantas said his narration can have a "positive influence on people," too. "Just because we are going through a difficult moment like this doesn't mean we should get scared. We should follow the guidelines, do what needs to be done, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun as a family," he says.
(Production: Sergio Queiroz)
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