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Recommended restaurants in the Palermo Hollywood area

Tuesday October 29, 2013

If there is one thing the popular neighborhood of Palermo Hollywood is known for, it is its great selection of restaurants! Find below a few recommendations!

Award winning gourmet dining
Recently, “Restaurant Magazine” chose the world’s fifty best restaurants. And guess what? Three of them are located in the Palermo Hollywood area in Buenos Aires.
If fine dining is what you love, we recommend you go for lunch, brunch, or an extended tasting menu to the Hernán Gipponi Restaurant. (more…)

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Cold Weather Continues in Buenos Aires

Wednesday September 18, 2013

Citizens of and visitors to Buenos Aires will have to plan to remain in chilly conditions. National weather predicitions indicate that temperatures will not reach above 11 degrees Celsius in the next few days.

Rain is also predicted for the next few days, coming hand in hand with the cold temperatures that are expected to be between 5 and 12 degrees Celsius. Expect some wind, as well. Bundle up and stay warm throughout this next week!

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A Roller Coaster Week of Weather Expected for Buenos Aires

Wednesday September 11, 2013

A roller coaster week of weather is predicted for Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and southern Brazil. There will likely be a combination of extreme heat, followed by a rapid cooldown with rainstorms here and there. If you don´t like the weather, just wait half an hour.

The beginning of spring is upon us in the Southern Hemisphere, and Argentina and southern Brazil will experience some early summer weather as unusually warm weather builds.

A flow of balmy, tropical air (more…)

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Argentinian couple takes the top prize in World Tango competition held in Buenos Aires

Wednesday September 04, 2013

Once again, Argentine couples retained their top spot in tango dancing, as the annual festival held in Buenos Aires ended. Guido Palacios and Florencia Castilla, who are actually a couple in real life as well as in dance, swept the the Stage Tango finals this past Tuesday, scoring 8.89, from a jury comprised of seven dancers and choreographers.

Twenty couples from around the world were left to compete in the Stage finals held at the end of the 2 weeks, but the hometown couples impressed the judges the most as they performed for a large crowd (more…)

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Argentine Talents: Kenneth Kemble

Tuesday August 13, 2013

Kenneth Kemble was one of Argentinas most important artistsduring the abstract tachisme or art informel movement. Kemble was born in July of 1923 in Buenos Aires, and moved to Paris in the 1950s. There he studied art with the famous French artist André Lhote. Later, after returning to Argentina in 1956, he began creating collages out of materials such as paper, rags and tree bark. He quickly became part of the local informel movement, showing his works both locally and internationally.

He relocated to Boston in the 1960s, and there he began experimenting with geometric figures (more…)

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Collivadino at the Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires

Wednesday July 31, 2013

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) in the Recoleta area of Buenos Aires is presenting a new exhibit this week, with the work of Pío Collivadino, an Argentine artist famous for his portrayal of the landscapes of the city. The artist, who was born in 1869, was an expat in Italy from 1890-1906 where he studied art and got his education. Upon his return to Buenos Aires, he cofounded the Nexus group along with Fernando Fader, Cesáreo Bernaldo de Quirós, Carlos Ripamonte, Justo Lynch, Alberto Rossi and the famous sculptors Arturo Dresco and Rogelio Yrurtia. (more…)

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2013 World Press Photo Contest winning images on exhibition in Buenos Aires

Wednesday July 24, 2013

The World Press Photo Exhibition is back after several years! The winning photos from the World Press Photo Contest, will be displayed in a show that that travels to 100 cities worldwide, beginning in April in Amsterdam and continuing until the following March.

This year’s exhibition includes all the images selected by an international, independent jury from a total of 103,481 total photos entered in the contest. In July of 2013 the winners will be showcased in Buenos Aires, at Palais de Glace.
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Cruises To Antarctica From Buenos Aires

Tuesday July 16, 2013

Antarctica is the most southern place on Earth and can reach temperatures as frigidly cold as -129°F (-89°C). But for frequent cruisers, the South Pole has become one of the hottest travel destinations! Cruises have begun to transport tourists to Antarctica in ever-increasing numbers.

Once Argentina was thought of as only a place for the toughest trekkers and burliest travelers, however now with luxury cruises in the picture, almost anyone can make the trip In ‘Antarctica For Sissies Hardly, As Luxury Cruise Line Turns New Page’ Gadling reported that Seabourn, a luxury cruise line (more…)

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Buenos Aires to host Youth Olympics 2018

Wednesday July 10, 2013

Buenos Aires (Argentina) beat out Glasgow (Great Britain) and Medellín (Colombia) to become the host of the Youth Olympics in 2018. To see the full outcome of the vote, read below.

Prior to voting, the Candidate Cities were each alloted 15 minutes to present to the Session, after which they had to answer questions. Evaluation Commission Chair Claudia Boke announced the decision to the Session on behalf of the Commission.

“We had three excellent candidates from which to choose a host city today (more…)