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Bad words in Spanish: what “boludo” and “pelotudo” originally meant?

"Boludo" and "pelotudo" are bad words used in Argentina specifically to mean "stupid". But where do they come from? In the Wars of Independence, Argentine gauchos fought against the Spanish army. They fought against disciplined men who prepared themselves in the best military academies, armed with firearms, artillery, armor, cavalry, the best steel, etc. [...]

Week of the art in BA: April 8th to 14th

From Monday 8 to Sunday 14 April, contemporary art becomes protagonist in the City through a wide range of artistic activities in the public space, art fairs and cultural institutions of Buenos Aires. Art Week encourages residents and visitors of the City to enjoy for seven days the programming made by 22 participating institutions and [...]

By |2019-03-21T12:56:42-03:003월 21st, 2019|Buenos Aires NOW, Em Argentina|0 Comments

The Librería de Ávila: the oldest bookstore in Buenos Aires and a witness to Argentine History

Known today as the "Library of the College" was founded in 1785 and continues in front of the school “Nacional Buenos Aires”. In the Librería de Ávila there are not only avid readers, students looking for textbooks or parents buying manuals. Between shelves and tables crammed with books more than one hundred thousand copies, tourists [...]

By |2019-03-19T12:52:43-03:003월 19th, 2019|분류되지 않음|0 Comments

The prettiest bookstore is in Buenos Aires!

The bookstore of Buenos Aires El-Ateneo-Grand-Splendid was chosen the prettiest bookstore in the world by National Geographic in 2019. The current building was started in 1917 and opened in May 1919 by Austrian businessman Mordechai David Glücksman (known to everyone as "Max"). He commissioned its construction in order to install a theater-theater on the foundations [...]

By |2019-03-19T12:26:42-03:003월 19th, 2019|Buenos Aires NOW|0 Comments

November 2nd: day of the dead ones at Eduardo Sivori Museum

Buenos Aires celebrates this Mexican tradition. On Friday, November 2, we will celebrate the Day of Saints and the Dead with a performance by the artist Ariadna Pastorini that will bring together more than 80 artists from different disciplines - writers, musicians, performers, artists - in an ephemeral tour that proposes to celebrate life. It [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:00:08-03:0011월 1st, 2018|분류되지 않음|0 Comments

The night of the museums in Buenos Aires, 2018

Every year the Night of the Museums returns to Buenos Aires city. This year there are more than 200 museums that participate. The 2018 edition will once again bring together thousands of residents and tourists who will be able to visit the museums and cultural centers completely free of charge. In addition, talks, cultural activities, [...]

By |2018-10-17T12:42:08-03:0010월 17th, 2018|분류되지 않음|0 Comments