A set of multiple expressions of various faces, etnical and religious origins makes of Porto Alegre a rare space where contrasts and differences are very well welcomed. The city was founded in 1772 by portugues couples.
Throughout the next centuries, it hosted immigrants from all over the world, in particular germans, italians, spanish, africans, polish and lebanese, among them catholics, jews, protestants and muslims. This is Porto Alegre, multicultural by nature, land of great writers, intelectuals, artists and politicians the have wrote brazilian history. The city is able to produce and host big events, both national and international.