Cheer For Peace


Sunday, June 15, 2014, was an amazing day in Vila Torres, Curitiba, as it witnessed its own special World Cup Fan Fest. The event, the Give & Game Fan Fest for the Rest in Vila Torres, was organized by #CheerForPeace. Vila Torres is the most central and oldest of the many favelas in Curitiba. It’s a tough existence here, people with next-to-nothing More...

Published 5 years ago
On May 1, 2013

The 25-year-old President of Paraná Railroad

The career path that led João Bresolin Vicente de Araújo to the presidency of the West Paraná Railway S.A. (Ferroeste) is rather uncommon. Less than four years after graduating university, he has found himself More...

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On April 8, 2013

Curitiba Brewery Wins Best Beer

      The Brazilian Beer Competition, held concurrently with the Festival of Brazilian Beer in Blumenau in Santa Catarina, has announced the results of its competition. The winner is a micro brewery More...

On October 19, 2012

Curitiba is Best Place to Work

Every year the prestigious Brazilian magazine Você S/A ranks the best companies to work for in the country in its publication, “Best Places to Work Guide”. The rankings are divided into sections depending on More...

Niemeyer Museum
On March 29, 2012

Happy Birthday, Curitiba

                On March 29, Curitiba celebrated its 319th birthday. Whether born here or arrived recently from another city, another state, or another country, no one is More...

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On February 7, 2012

Tampa = Curitiba

 By Rick T. Parnell   The following is a true account of how a guy from Tampa, Florida ended up here in Curitiba. It began in 1997 when I was living in Tampa and met a Brazilian woman, Cleria, who worked More...

Erwin Grogër
On August 1, 2010

The Mountaineer

Austrian-born Erwin Grogër arrived in Curitiba 26 years ago. An agronomist by training, on Marumbi Peak, Serra do Mar of Paraná, he introduced Brazil to the sport of technical climbing. Grogër lived in the Barreirinha More...

Luiz Bocian (67), amateur photographer
On March 1, 2010

The Photographer of Curitiba

Luiz Bocian is an amateur photographer. Exactly 51 years ago he was given his first camera, an AGFA (of German manufacture) his brother Valdemar had bought him, while in the Suez Canal, serving in a Peace Mission More...

On March 1, 2010

Guilberto Minguetti is a “Doctor of Paraná” through Devotion

Dr. Minguetti was a graduate of the Federal University of Parana (UFPR), and on March 18 this year, he received the Award of Honorary Citizenship of Paraná.  When honoured, Dr. Minguetti bared his heart and declared More...

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On November 1, 2009

New Phone App Presented at Paraná Tourism Congress

A new application for mobile phones was launched in Curitiba on 2nd April.  The “Curta Curit!ba” (Enjoy Curitiba) application was developed by Cinq Technologies Ltda. As part of the “Turismo nas Rotas More...