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Te Interessa - The invention of the light bulbs and their evolution

The invention of the light bulbs and their evolution

October 21, 1879 was a date that changed h​​istory! On that date, Thomas Edison managed to make a light bulb shine for 48 consecutive hours. There arose then the first marketable incandescent light bulb, an experiment that gave rise to what is currently celebrated as the World Lighting Appreciation Day. Nowadays, electricity is almost everywhere. But do you know how we started to use it?

Te Interessa - Financial Education: Discover the best investments for each investor profile

Financial Education: Discover the best investments for each investor profile

If you have a more conservative profile, you can opt for low-risk investments. But, if you want large amounts of income in the short term, you can opt for high-risk investments. Let's learn more about the different investment profiles?

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Te Interessa - Financial Education for children and youth

Financial Education for children and youth

Financial education must start from the cradle and it is part of the small everyday activities. We have selected some tips that can be useful for children and young people to learn to manage money successfully.

Te Interessa - Financial Education: Achieving Financial Independence

Financial Education: Achieving Financial Independence

Financial education is much more than just saving money. It consists of practices aimed to bring quality of life both in the present and in the future. Financial education involves financial and emotional factors, such as controlling expenses, setting personal goals and targets. Let's learn a little more about this subject?

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Te Interessa - Cordel Literature: what it is, history and curiosities

Cordel Literature: what it is, history and curiosities

On August 1st, we celebrate the National Cordel Day, a literary style that received the title of Brazilian Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2018. Let's learn more about this literary style that is so rich and important to Brazilian culture?

Te Interessa - Brazilian Historical Heritages: Which ones, characteristics and curiosities

Brazilian Historical Heritages: Which ones, characteristics and curiosities

The Historical Heritage allows us to know the culture, art, traditions, customs, religion, and history of a people. Do you know what are the historical heritages of Brazil? What is the difference between material and immaterial heritage? Which institutions are responsible for its preservation? Get to know the discussions that involve the preservation of Brazil's Historic Heritage.

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Te Interessa - Brazilian folklore, the characters' connection with the universe of energy

Brazilian folklore, the characters' connection with the universe of energy

Brazilian folklore has been one of the most talked about subjects at the moment, due to Netflix's new Brazilian production “Cidade Invisível”. And we couldn't help but talk about it. Therefore, we brought some folklore characters to our universe.

Te Interessa - Tips for exercising at home

Tips for exercising at home

The pandemic and lockdown have served as a reminder to us of how important it is to maintain the right exercise routine, even from our own sitting rooms. And what began as a necessity might become a trend, with people worried about going to gyms, sports centres and swimming pools for the good of their health. What's more, thanks to a multitude of apps and digital platforms dedicated to sport, it's easier than ever.

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Te Interessa - We light up Brazil's artistic and cultural heritage

We light up Brazil's artistic and cultural heritage

Iberdrola, group of which we are part, is implementing several lighting projects in Brazil, seeking to boost local development and sustainable tourism. Through Instituto Neoenergia, its Brazilian subsidiary's foundation, it has contributed to improving the lighting of historic buildings in the states of Bahia, São Paulo, Recife and Rio Grande do Norte.

Te Interessa - Forte das Cinco Pontas houses history and culture in Recife

Forte das Cinco Pontas houses history and culture in Recife

Forte São Tiago das Cinco Pontas is one of the most expressive monuments of the Brazilian colonial heritage. Built in 1630, it is located in the current São José neighborhood, and competes together with 18 other Brazilian fortresses for the title of World Heritage by UNESCO.

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Te Interessa - Natal: over 400 years of beauty and history

Natal: over 400 years of beauty and history

Natal, though small, is impressive. The state capital of Rio Grande do Norte is known for its natural beauty, gorgeous beaches, dunes, lagoons and coconut trees. The shy city hides behind its dunes a series of breathtaking stories and tourist attractions. On December 25, when the Christian world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Potiguar (Brazilian name for the state capital of Rio Grande do Norte) capital celebrates its anniversary - this year it is 420 years. The story goes that this is why it was baptized Natal.

Te Interessa - National Frevo Day, Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

National Frevo Day, Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

It was born in Pernambuco, is over 100 years old and has energy galore: it jumps, bounces, sings and shake in a frenzy rhythm. It is famous and important, its relevance to culture is well-recognized nationwide and worldwide. This is the “frevo", a musical rhythm and a kind of folkloric dance born in Recife, in Pernambuco State.

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