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The tragic story of the architect who designed the Colón Theater and Congreso building in Buenos Aires

Colón theater, when it was yet a project....   Vittorio Meano had been born in 1860 in Susa, a small Italian city about 50 kilometers from Turin. At 18 he graduated as a geometer and then studied architecture and engineering, where he met who he considered his teacher, Francesco Tamburini. When Tamburini traveled to Argentina, [...]

By |2020-07-20T01:31:03-03:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Friend´s day

Friend's Day is an Argentine invention, which found inspiration in an unknown dentist, musician and professor of psychology, philosophy and history in a very special way. On July 20, 1969, a man stepped on the Moon for the first time. That day Enrique Ernesto Febbraro had a sudden idea: connect with the rest of the [...]

By |2020-07-20T01:14:22-03:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Expressions using “DAR”

The Spanish verb "Dar" is a verb that you can use in many expressions. "Dar" literally means "to give". It can also means "to hand", "to pass" and "to deliver". But we also use the verb Dar to express an emotion that we are feeling. For example: Me da vergüenza hablar en público The literal [...]

By |2020-07-20T01:09:47-03:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mate

Mate is an infusion made with leaves of yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis), a plant native to the Paraná river basins, Paraguay and the upper course of Uruguay. These previously dried, cut and ground plants form the yerba mate, which has a bitter taste due to the tannins of its leaves (is like a strong green [...]

By |2019-10-23T11:30:09-03:00October 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barolo Palace

The Barolo Palace (also called Barolo Passage or Barolo Gallery) is an office building located on Avenida de Mayo, in Monserrat neighbourhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was disigned by the Italian Mario Palanti and inaugurated in 1923. Untill 1930 it was the tallest building in the city and in South America as well as his [...]

By |2019-10-18T12:43:46-03:00October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jazz Festival

The Jazz Brothers Festival is an event that takes place only in The Brothers Club | Palermo, performances by the Under Jazz Porteño. Free Entrance || Happy Hour until 10 pm || Craft Brewery || Wine Bar || all night open kitchen || Cocktails. This Saturday (October 19th) and the next one (October 26th). Niceto [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:47-03:00October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connectors

The connectors are used for many things but mainly for these 6 cases: 1) to link similar ideas or to add an idea: Otra vez (again), de nuevo (again / one more time), también / además (also), y (and), igualmente (in the same way), de igual importancia (as important as...), asimismo / de la misma [...]

By |2019-10-16T14:28:39-03:00October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The largest rodent in the world!

The Carpincho (capybara) it is the largest rodent in the world, for wich is considered a giant guinea pig. It is an amphibious herbivorous rodent (they eat marshes, grasses and riverin herbs), whose adult weighs about 55 kg, mesures more than 1 meter long and 50 cm high. It is a robust animal, tailless, with [...]

By |2019-10-16T13:08:01-03:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The uses of the “H”

When do we use H in Spanish? When words start with two vowels (diptongo): HIA- (hiato) HIE- (hierro / hielo) HUE- (hueso / hueco) HUI- (huír) When the infinitive verb start with H, any of its conjugation also start with H: HACER (hago / hice / haré) HABER (he / hube / habré) HABLAR (hablo [...]

By |2019-10-14T16:38:25-03:00October 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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