Christmas in Porto Alegre

Christmas in Porto Alegre

Sunday was beautiful in the state capital. The sun shone in the afternoon at the Gasometer plant and provided an incredible setting for those who gave the farewell of the attractions of the fourth edition of the Christmas plant.

The moçada Orchestra Villa-Lobos ended the music program of the event to the tune of national and international classics such as Imagine, Something, Dancing Queen, Brasileirinho, but nothing, Watercolor of Brazil, among others. The public turned out in great numbers, and even applauded the aparesentação requested encore.

Before the presentation, the Group Cataventus called the children to explain the birth of Christ. Mothers, fathers and paid little attention to every detail of history, which also makes a fun warning about the importance of preserving the environment for people's lives.

Soon after the 21h, the public was presented with the lighting of the fireplace Gasometer, which colored the sky of Porto Alegre with a light show and fireworks.

Lighting the chimney will continue until January 6. Mill Christmas 2010 is performed by the RBS Group in partnership with the city government and is sponsored by Pirelli.

With only minutes to nine o'clock, the presentation was interrupted for the firing of the chimney at the plant. After the lights on and the launch of the fireworks, were also performed two more songs and Isabella ended the show with the audience singing along to music Porto Alegre's All That.

Mill Christmas is a realization of the RBS Group and the Municipality of Porto Alegre, sponsored by Pirelli. The event runs until January 6.

The Porto Alegre and tourists who spend 25 days in the state capital will be able to give an extra special concert in the Gasometer plant. On Christmas Eve, will pack Fogaça Isabela Porto Alegre and visitors, as of 20h with a repertoire of Christmas songs.

In styles as varied as ballads, rock, samba, country, pop and international versions of classics, it will play music by composers such as Joseph Fogaça, Assis Valente, Luiz Colonel Henry Mann.

To close the 2010 edition of the musical program, the youth orchestra of Villa-Lobos will lead to national and international stage classics such as Imagine, Something, Dancing Queen, Brasileirinho, but nothing, Watercolor of Brazil, among others.

The group, formed by children of the village map, on the outskirts of Porto Alegre, seek social inclusion through music, establishing interaction with the elements of local culture and expanding the possibilities for participation in society.

For the amusement of the children is storytelling Cataventus Group, on Saturday and Sunday, from 18h. And after the presentations, the audience can watch the spectacle of fireworks prior to the lighting of the lighting of the fireplace. Simply unmissable!

The Costumes:
The decorations of the houses come in late November / early December, but every office and shop, also decorates. It is customary to have meetings defim-of-year that promote the Hide and Seek (or Secret) where each participant picks one and buy you a present only revealing his name at the time of delivery, usually by means of tips for the person withdraws.
The night is busy ddo 24 days, the custom of the midnight mass still exists in most families, especially in small and medium-sized cities, more religious in nature. The cribs are part of the decoration and distinguishes the religious families.
The dinner is usually the highlight of the evening always rich in possessions of the family, always an opportunity to meet and toast to love. The most famous dishes are Peru, french toast, cake Christmas, roasted chestnuts, various fruits, nuts, hazelnuts, almonds, raisins and fruit. Some say that eating dates at Christmas brings good luck. Grapes are the fruit most served.
They open the presents after dinner and the party continues with many gifts and Christmas greeting. The next morning is to prepare for lunch. Many families leave the dinner served all day.

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Map of Christmas in Porto Alegre

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Activities near to Christmas in Porto Alegre


Trabalho Museum (museum) - Founded on December 7, 1982, the Museum of Labor was part of a larger project of preservation and restoration of ancient Usina do Gasometro, then abandoned by Eletrobrás. Aiming to prevent the demolition of the building, a group of students and teachers, PUCRS - Pontificia Universidade Catolica do RGS, led by sociologist Marcos Flávio Soares, initiated a broad public debate on the fate of the plant. Thanks to thi...
Address: Rua dos Andradas 230, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Distance: 0.20km from the Christmas in Porto Alegre
Trabalho Museum
Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana (historical) - This 'house of culture' named after Porto Alegre's greatest poet, Mario Quintana, offers a plethora of cultural activities that take place in its many galleries, spaces, libraries, theaters, and cinemas. There is always something going on: an art exhibit, a local theater play, an alternative European film, dance and music performances, you name it. There are also cafes and coffee shops.   The house, with its ...
Address: Rua dos Andradas, 736, Centro, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Distance: 0.72km from the Christmas in Porto Alegre
Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana in Porto Alegre
Maurício Sirotsky Sobrinho Park (park) - It is also known as Harmony Park. It opened in 1982 and has 300 thousand square meters. Through union with the Marine Park of Brazil, forming a large green belt that hugs the Guaíba.The park hosts in its area, a replica of the gaucho, the Harmonia Ranch, designed to maintain and practice of traditional culture, and we could even rent horses for rides.It also has places for children, soccer, bocce and volleyball courts.Gather your frien...
Address: Parque Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho, Porto Alegre , Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Distance: 0.85km from the Christmas in Porto Alegre
Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho Park

Restaurants near to Christmas in Porto Alegre


Paná-Paná is a Appetizers restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Porto Alegre and can be found at Rua Demétrio Ribeiro, 174

The sandwich made with meat from pan, cheese, dried tomatoes and arugula, is famous in the tiger shark. The house decorated rustic, with wooden boxes and lanterns are the ideal environment to enjoy craft beers, wines and whiskeys offered.

Cachorro Gourmet is a Hot-dog restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Porto Alegre and can be found at Rua Fernando Machado, 165

works exclusively with telentrega hot dog for neighborhoods of Porto Alegre with the promise of delivery within 30 minutes. The client's Gourmet Dog has the ability to customize your snack, for example, choose from sausage, sausage, chicken breast or turkey breast shredded, along with several other combinations of ingredients. The neighbo

Qualität Restaurante is a Buffet restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Porto Alegre and can be found at Rua dos Andradas, 724

The Qualität in Porto Alegre pound serves buffet and free with many hot dishes, salads, pastas and soups island. Serve grilled and serve fish on Fridays as differentiated from the buffet in the mullets. It has several drinks, including wines differentiated. Qualität Restaurant is located in Porto Alegre.

Café dos Cataventos is a Coffee House restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Christmas in Porto Alegre and can be found at Rua dos Andradas, 736

On the ground floor of the Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana is installed Café of windmills. The house offers many appetizers and snacks. The dishes with international diversity is run by Chef Roger Priori. The highlight goes to the coffees from espresso to special, like mocaccino with cream.


Hotels near to Christmas in Porto Alegre


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