Heidi, bienvenida a casa is an Argentine telenovela created and produced by Marcela Citterio for Nickelodeon Latin America. Based on the children's story of Johanna Spyri, Heidi. It stars Chiara Francia as the titular character. The series was previewed digitally on Nick Play and MundoNick.com on March 10, 2017. Its official premiere was the 13 of March 2017.
The series follows the story of "Heidi" a charming girl who lives in the mountains with her grandfather, her best friend and her animals, until her Aunt Dete arrives to take her to live in the city.
The first season tells the story of Heidi, an orphaned by father and mother, that is taken by her aunt Dete to the Swiss mountain of Alm to live with her grandfather; this is because Aunt Dete want to follow a job offer presented to her in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Germany. At first, the "Old of the Alps", as it is known in the villages of the vicinity, is not so happy to have to take care of the girl. However, the ineffable tenderness and joy of his granddaughter causes him to gradually change his character, not only with her but with the rest of the people too. Heidi has discovered a charming life in the mountains and doesn't want to leave, befriends a neighboring shepherd named Peter and together they take pleasant walks in the mountains when shepherding the goats. Heidi quickly wins the affection of everyone, including Peter's grandmother, a weak and blind old woman. Unfortunately, a great sadness affects them all the day that her Aunt Dete returns to take Heidi with her, as it ensures a magnificent opportunity for the support and education of Heidi in Frankfurt as long as she keeps the daughter of Mr. Sesemann. In the city, Heidi discovers that Clara Sesemann is a girl who can not walk and that moves in a wheelchair; because of Heidi good heart, soon they become friends. Also in this new home Heidi will have to submit to the strict Ms. Rottenmeier, the governess of Clara. When Heidi finally meets back his grandfather and her friends in the mountains of the Alps, she will receive a visit from Clara and her grandmother and a miracle will be performed which will be a great joy for all.