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ArteBA is back in town!

ArteBA has been organizing what has become one of the region’s most important contemporary art fair promoting Argentine and Latin American art, with the goal of positioning it in the world market.

Curators, collectors, professionals in various cultural fields, and visitors from all over the world come to enjoy one this art celebration in one of South America’s most exciting and cosmopolitan cities.

The 2015 fair will take place on the premises of La Rural in the Palermo section of the city, between June 4th and 7th.

For visitors:

  • Where? La Rural, Blue and Green Pavilions
  • Address: 2704 Sarmiento Avenue, Buenos Aires
  • Schedule: from 2 to 9 pm.
  • http://www.arteba.org

 

A new anniversary of May Revolution

May Revolution celebrations

We are reaching the 205th anniversary of the first independent Government, and celebrations have started, and will last until next Monday.

The anniversary of the Revolution of May will be held with a series of commemorative activities related to human rights, social justice, national sovereignty, culture, integration, art , science, innovation and history, organized by Office of the President.

Also, will be installed in the city center a series art & science interventions that may be visited by the public.

  • On Avenida de Mayo there will be  one dedicated to the field and agriculture.
  • On Avenida Diagonal Norte will hold a show called “Homeland is Innovation” that will display various initiatives related to industry, science and technology and development agenda, underpinning the country’s growth for the future.
  • On the Avenida 9 de Julio there will be another Installation “Homeland is Social Justice”, which will form a geographic triangle Popular Party Patria completing Friday night with the lighting of Eva Peron murals former Ministry Building Public Works, located in Avenida Belgrano and 9 de Julio. Each day will end with various arts and entertainment for the whole family interventions in the central scene of the Plaza de Mayo.

May 25 will be held in the Plaza de Mayo traditional People’s Party Patria involving national and international artists from different musical genres.

In every block visitors can find food stands with typical flavors of each region, areas with local fauna and flora, different facilities harvested plantation products and spaces that form -in whole- seek a sensory journey to experience moving on one trip to the different landscapes of our territory.

Certainly, a big celebration not to be missed!

Buenos Aires Market: a healthy deli & gourmet market

Buenos Aires Market

Buenos Aires Market is the largest and probably the nicest market that Buenos Aires has, specially dedicated to healthy foods .

It takes place during one weekend per month and recruits the main producers of organic and healthy foods of Argentina .

With free access , it offers the chance to taste and buy natural foods and beverages for a promotional price.

Buenos Aires Market has more than 70 participants, where producers offer their products, such as :

  • Oils
  • Beverages
  • Cereals and seeds
  • Spices
  • Nuts
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Flour and derivatives
  • Mushrooms and oyster mushrooms
  • Infusions
  • Vegetables
  • Dairy
  • Bakery
  • Jams and sweets
  • Flowers with gastronomic purposes
  • Pasta
  • Functional products
  • Aromatic plants
  • Snacks
  • Gluten-free products
  • Bakery

There is also a special auditorium where you can attend to lectures, workshops and cooking classes, all with free access.

You can also find a wide range of stools with all sorts of meals and you can have lunch or snack at the communal tables in the market, which are attended by the most distinguished chefs in the different varieties of this gastronomic stream (raw food, macrobiotic, organic vegan fast good, etc.).

Next edition is on May 16th and 17th, at Hipódromo de Palermo, Avenida del Libertador & Dorrego, Palermo.

A must visit for this weekend!

Web: http://www.buenosairesmarket.com

St. Patrick’s celebrations in Buenos Aires

st patricks celebrations in buenos aires

The Irish community of Buenos Aires will be celebrating St. Patrick’s day in advance this coming Sunday March 15th at Plaza San Martín.

Starting 2pm you will be able to try typical products of Ireland. And at 6 pm you shouldn’t miss the traditional parade that will start from Arroyo and Suipacha st. and will finish at the Plaza San Martín.

A “Leprechauns” and “Fairies” costume contest for adults and children will also take place as part of these popular celebrations.

This is a free activity, that will be postponed to March 29th in case of rain.

There will be more celebrations to come: Every March 17th, streets of downtown Buenos Aires get crowded of locals & tourists that look for a spot to celebrate St. Patrick’s day.

We have found an interesting website (only in Spanish 😦 ) that lists over 45 pubs that will be celebrating this special dat and have special deals: http://www.stpatricksday.com.ar

Have fun and enjoy!

The Argentina Open ATP Buenos Aires is back in town!

Argentina Open ATP Buenos Aires

The Argentina Open ATP Buenos Aires is back in town, starting this February 21st until March 1st, at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club.

A super expected date for all tennis fans who like good outdoors sports events. In fact, it is one of the most popular tournaments in the “ATP 250”, after the tournaments in Sydney and Los Angeles.

One of the big stars playing will be Rafa Nadal, who’ll play on Wednesday 25th February. Juan Monaco, Fabio Fognini, Tommy Robredo and Leo Mayer will also be part of this tennis event, that will be held at the central court of the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, located opposite to the Lagos de Palermo. The main entrance to the Club is Olleros 1510, adjoining to the train station Lisandro de la Torre.

The tournament has been played intermittently since the advent of the Open Era in tennis, and has hosted international stars like Ivan Lendl, Bjorn Borg, Roy Emerson, Rod Laver, Gustavo Kuerten, Nicolas Massu, Ilie Nastase, Carlos Moya, Juan Carlos Ferrero Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer, Tommy Robredo among very many others.

Tickets can be purchased at Ticketek: More info: http://www.ticketek.com.ar/argentina-open/buenos-aires-lawn-tennis-club

Carnival 2015 @ Buenos Aires

Carnival 2015 Buenos Aires
This year 112 murgas (a form of popular musical theatre performed both in Uruguay and in Argentina during the Carnival season) will shine in the 37  “Corsos” (Buenos Aires Carnival celebrations) organized in the districts of the City of Buenos Aires.

Starting today, Saturday January 31st 2015, Carnival celebrations will run every weekend, including Monday February 16th and Tuesday 17th.
Every Saturday the party starts at 7pm until 2am and on Sundays from 7pm until midnight.

The corsos are held in all districts, each calling for residents and tourists. Murgas origin typically have a neighborhood and look through humor and irony to make a social critique of the country.

Here is a list of corsos close to the hotel:

  • Abasto: Cordoba between S. Bustamante and Agüero.
  • Almagro: Corrientes between Medrano and Bulnes.
  • Caballito: Avellaneda between Nicasio Orono and F. Sarmiento.
  • Colegiales: General Lacroze between Martinez and Freire.
  • San Telmo: San Juan between Chacabuco and Tacuarí.
  • Villa Crespo: Scalabrini Ortiz between Corrientes and Velasco.

Latin American street musicians, carnival groups from Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia and Bolivia were invited by the Government of Argentina to participate in these celebrations,where musical shows will be performed.

Movies under the stars in Palermo

autocine: Movies under the stars in Palermo

In Buenos Aires during summer, like every year, you can enjoy movies under the stars.

Verano en la Ciudad has returned with Autocine, the best outdoor cinema in Palermo’s Rosedal, every weekend this month.

Autocine will be showing the following schedule of local and international renown films:

  • January, Saturday 24th, 9 PM: Jersey Boys
  • January, Sunday 25th, 9 PM: 22 Jump Street
  • January, Saturday 31st, 9 PM: Begin Again
  • February, Sunday 1st, 9 PM: to be announced

So, don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy with friends or lover and go watch a movie under the stars.