Urban Rosh Hashanah 2019

The Jewish non profit organization LimudBA presents a new edition of the popular event "Urban Rosh Hashanah", celebrating the Jewish New Year 5780.  The festivities will take place on Sunday, September 15th, 2019. Visitors will enjoy typical food, talks, activities for kids, and a stage with live music shows at the park located on Av. del Libertador & Av. Sarmiento, Palermo, from 11:00 am to 6:30 pm, with free entrance to the public.

Some of the programmed activities are:

° Lice Music shows 
° Activities for kids like story telling, board games, art workshops
° Cooking classes.
° Talks and debates
° Artisan Fair

As every year the event will include a food court sector with stands selling traditional Jewish dishes like Strudel, knishes, bohios, pleztalej with pastrami, baklava, among many other options.

Immigrant's Day Celebration 2019

The Government of the City of Buenos Aires celebrates Immigrant's Day with an open air Festival on Avenida de Mayo, on Sunday, September 15th, 2019, from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Groups representing 40 different communities that reside in the city of Buenos Aires will offer their typical dances, gastronomy and culture, in an event for the whole family.
The main festivities will start at 2:30 pm with the intonation of the National Anthem, followed by the traditional parade of the foreign communities. More than 1500 people representing the different communities with their typical costumes and flags will depart from Av. De Mayo & Chacabuco towards the main stage located on Av. de Mayo & Bolívar, where each community will present their traditional dances.
Furthermore, there will be stands along the Avenue offering typical crafts, regional products, and traditional food and drinks.

Free entrance.
In case of rain the event will be held on Saturday, September 21st.

The Jockey Club Polo Open 2019

One of the most important polo tournaments in our country, the 55th Jockey Club Open Championship will kick off on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019, with matches taking place at the magnificent fields of La Dolfina Polo Club in Cañuelas and The Jockey Club in San Isidro.

The tournament will be played by 8 teams between 27 and 31 goals, with the participation of some of the best players in the world, including 7 of the 9 10-goal Argentine players: Adolfo Cambiaso Jr, Pablo Mac Donough, Juan M. Nero, Facundo Pieres, Nicolás Pieres, Hilario Ulloa and David Stirling Jr.

SCHEDULE (Results in red)


Wednesday, September 11 
2:00 pm: LD Valiente 11 vs. LD World Polo League 9  (1) at La Dolfina Polo Club

Thursday, September 12
3.00 pm: La Cañada Angiocor Daily Racing Form 5 vs. Los Indios 6 (2) at Jockey Club San Isidro
3:00 pm: La Dolfina 17 vs. LD Betania 6 (3) at La Dolfina Polo Club

Friday, September 13

2.00 pm: Ellerstina Pilot 12 vs. Chapaleufú La H RUS 11 (4) at Jockey Club San Isidro

Semifinals :

Saturday, September 14 at Jockey Club San Isidro
3:00 pm: La Dofina Valiente 9 vs Los Indios 5 (5)

Thursday, September 19
La Dolfina vs Ellerstina Pilot (time and venue to be announced)

Final at at Jockey Club San Isidro:

Saturday, September 21
3:00 pm: Winner Match 5 vs Winner Match 6


LD Valiente: Bob Jornayvaz 1, David Stirling Jr 10, Pablo Mac Donough 10, Juan Martín Nero 10. Total: 31.
La Dolfina: Adolfo Cambiaso Jr 10, Adolfo ¨Poroto¨ Cambiaso 4, Diego Cavanagh 8, Juan M. Zubía 8. Total: 30.
Ellerstina Pilot: Curtis Pilot 0, Gonzalo Pieres Jr 9, Nicolás Pieres 10, Facundo Pieres 10. Total: 29.
La Cañada Angiocor Daily Racing Form: Agustín Obregón 6, Ezequiel Martínez Ferrario 8, Alejandro Muzzio 8, Jared Zenni 6. Total: 28.
Los Indios: Alberto Heguy  Jr 7, Jorge Monsegou 5, Juan M. Zavaleta Jr 8, Ignacio Laprida 8. Total: 28.
LD World Polo League: Guillermo Terrera Jr 8, Juan Britos Jr 8, Gonzalo Ferrari 4, Jerónimo Del Carril 7. Total: 27.
LD Betania: Manuel Calafell 6, Juan Calafell 6, Ignacio Toccalino 8, Joao Paulo Gannon 7. Total: 27.
Chapaleufú La H RUS: Carlos María Ulloa 5, Hilario Ulloa 10, Francisco Elizalde 8, Cruz Heguy 4. Total: 27.

Free entrance.
The entrance to Jockey Club polo field is located on Avenida de la Unidad Nacional 2401 (Dardo Rocha) and Calle Panamá (San Isidro, Province of Buenos Aires).

The schedule is subject to change depending on weather conditions. Check for updates in case of rain.

Don´t miss the opportunity of attending this world class event and experience Polo the Argentine way. Contact me so I can arrange transportation for you, or your Exclusive Polo Experience with transportation and specialized guide.

Buenos Aires Photo 2019

The fifteenth edition of Buenos Aires Photo (BAPhoto), the most important art fair specialized in Photography in Latin America, organized by Arte al Dia Internacional, will take place at La Rural Exhibition Center, from September 6th through September 8th, 2019

This exhibition brings together the works from 35 art galleries from Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, USA, Chile, Venezuela and Peru.

This year's program is divided into several sections:

Main Section: comprised of a group of pre-selected local and international specialized galleries.
Out of Focus: a project section designed for the exploration of different procedures, languages, and materials that are available to photography.
Links Project: a space that strengthens curatorial practices in photography in Argentina.
Wunderkamer: dedicated to heritage photography. It emphasizes the beginnings of photography in its various technological processes and social practices. It also takes on the challenge of putting value in historical photographic material and documentary.
Tijuana Fair: dedicated to promote the contemporary production of photobooks in Latin America.
Fine Art Music Show: a special section of the Fair destined to establish relationships between photography and music.
Out of Box: a new section of the Fair dedicated to photosensitive productions created without the  use of a photographic camera.
The Argentine photographer Pedro Otero will be the honored artist this year.

For more information on participating galleries, exhibited works and schedule of lectures  and book presentations at the Auditorium ("Auditorio"), visit Buenos Aires Photo 2019 official website (in Spanish only).

Dates: September 6, 7, 8 of 2019
Location:  La Rural. Avenida Sarmiento 2704, Palermo
Opening hours: 2 PM to 9 PM
Entry Fees:
General: AR$ 200
University students and pensioners: AR$ 100

San Jorge Open marks the start of the 2019 Polo Season

Adolfo Cambiaso
The 52nd San Jorge Polo Open, the tournament  that marks the start of the high handicap Spring Polo Season in Argentina, will kick off on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, with all its matches taking place at the Argentine Polo Field in Palermo.

The tournament will be played by 5 teams with the participation of some of the best players in the world, including 6 of the 9 10-goal Argentine players: Adolfo Cambiaso Jr, Pablo Mac Donough, Juan M. Nero, Facundo Pieres, Nicolás Pieres and David Stirling Jr



La Dolfina Valiente: Bob Jornayvaz 1, David Stirling Jr 10, Pablo Mac Donough 10, Juan M. Nero 10. Total: 31.
La Dolfina: Adolfo 'Toto' Cambiaso 4, Diego Cavanagh 8, Adolfo Cambiaso Jr 10, Juan M. Zubía 8. Total: 30.
Ellerstina Pilot: Curtis Pilot 0, Gonzalo Pieres Jr 9, Facundo Pieres 10, Nicolás Pieres 10. Total: 29.
LD World Polo League: Gonzalo Ferrari 4, Guillermo Terrera Jr 8, Alejo Taranco 8, Jerónimo del Carril 7.  Total: 27.
Tortugas: Silvestre Hunter 3, Marcos Menditeguy 5, Isidro Strada 7, Tomás Fernández Llorente Jr 7. Total: 22.

SCHEDULE (Results in red)

Wednesday, September 4 
2:00 pm: (Quarterfinal) - Ellerstina Pilot 12 vs. LD World Polo League 9
4:00 pm: (Semifinal I) - La Dolfina 15 vs. Tortugas 3

Friday, September 6
2:00 pm: (Semifinal II) - La Dolfina Valiente 6 vs Ellerstina Pilot 10

Sunday, September 8
2:00 pm: Subsidiary Cup - LD World Polo League 13 vs. Tortugas 1
4:00 pm: Duke of Edinburgh Trophy - La Dolfina 9 vs. Ellerstina Pilot 7
La Dolfina Champion of the Duke of Edinburgh Trophy

Argentina Polo Field. Av. del Libertador & Dorrego, Palermo
Free entrance
Schedule subject to change depending on weather conditions. Check regularly for updates.

Buenos Aires celebrates the Argentine regions

On Saturday, August 31st, 2019, the Fair of the Argentine Regions will be held on Avenida de Mayo between Bolivar & Chacabuco, from 12 pm to 6 pm, with the participation of over 100 small producers and the representation of all the provinces from all over the country.

Visitors will find crafts, wines and beers, chocolate, jams, cold meats, diary, yerba mate, olives, among many other national products.

The Fair will also feature a food court offering typical dishes at accessible prices, including empanadas from different provinces, parrilla, ice cream, Andean food, as well as cooking classes to learn to prepare regional dishes.

In addition, a varied selection of artists will present traditional music and dance shows.

The event will be suspended in case of rain

Contemporary Art Fair Direct from the artists BADA 2019

A new edition of the art fair BADA - Boutique de Arte Directo de Artistas, will take place from August 29th to September 1st, 2019, at La Rural Exhibition Center.
The concept of this Contemporary Art Fair is to sell art works "Direct from the artists" in small formats from renowned and emerging artists, without intermediaries, for no more than AR$4000.
Visitors will have the chance to visit the stands of more than 250 artists, meet them in person, and purchase their works at accessible prices.
Each artist must present at least 10 "boutique" small works at a price of up to $4000 Argentine Pesos each, in a variety of techniques that include painting, drawing, sculpture, textiles, photography, collage, installations, digital art, mosaic, street art. 
This is an ideal opportunity for those who want to start an art collection or bring home some original pieces by Argentine artists.

Location: La Rural Exhibition Center, Yellow Pavilion. Av. Sarmiento 2704
Dates: August 29 through September 1, 2019
Opening Hours: 2 pm to 9 pm
General AR$250.
Free pass: AR$450.
Students: AR$150
Children under 12: Free. 
More information: https://bada.com.ar/

Hi Matsuri - The Fire Festival at the Japanese Garden

On Sunday, August 25th, 2019, the Japanese Garden of Buenos Aires (Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Casares, Palermo) presents the festival "Hi Matsuri - The Fire Ceremony", one of the most important Japanese festivals of the year, from 10 am to 6 pm.

Upon entrance, visitors will receive a small wooden board where they can write about those bad feelings or experiences they want to leave behind (one board per person will be given out until 4:45 pm or while they last. Additional boards: AR$30 each).

Through the ceremony of burning of the boards, the energy of the fire will make all the negative experiences turn into positive energy to continue on the chosen path, to face new projects or continue those that are already underway.

Program of Activities:
2:30 pm: Japanese Drum Show by Ryukyukoku Matsuridaiko Argentina
3:15 pm: Japanese Drum Show by Mukaito Taiko.
3:45 pm: Japanese Drum Show Ryukyukoku Matsuridaiko Argentina
4:15 pm: Japanese Drum Show by Mukaito Taiko.
5.00 pm: Hi Matsuri ceremony. Closing of the Festival, with burning of boards accompanied by Japanese Drum Show by Mukaito Taiko..

Entry fee: AR150. Children under 12: Free
The event may be canceled in case of rain

Galery Day - August 2019

Gallery, the original circuit for art lovers around art galleries, antique shops, museums and cultural centers, presents a new special edition of Gallery Day, that will take place in the neighborhoods of Palermo and Villa Crespo on Saturday, August 24th, 2019, from 3 pm to 7 pm.

The Palermo-Villa Crespo circuit covers the area surrounded by Ravignani, Ramírez de Velazco, Av. Estado de Israel, Gascón, Lavalleja and Plaza Italia, with more than 25 art spaces that will open their doors to show the latest works of their artists.

As always, there will be live music shows, and guests will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of champagne or premium beers. Maps will be provided to the public so they can visit their favorite galleries and exhibitions at their own pace.

Visitors can get information and be oriented about the different self guided routes at these art spaces:
° Casa Rodolfo Walsh  (Nicaragua 4441)
° Espacio Ftalo  (Gorriti 3864)
° Palermo H (Honduras 5929) 

Free guided tour with specialized guides:
° Departure 3.00 pm from Siete de Autor, visiting: Bayle, C.C. Tekeyan, Lumbral, Taller Dartiguelongue.
° Departure 3.00 pm from Palermo H, visiting:  Milo Lockett, Blanco Ilusión, Taller Dartiguelongue, Soler Espacio de Arte.
° Departure 3:00 pm from Espacio Ftalo, visiting: La Casa Walsh, Espacio Castro, ArtexArte, Adriana Budich, Espacio ArtePar.

From 7.00 pm at GACHI PRIETO | ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO (Uriarte 1373., closing of the event with a DJ Set and art performance.

This event is totally free of charge.
For maps and information on participating galleries visit Gallery Day website.

Gastronomic Fair Masticar 2019

Feria Masticar, the food fair organized by ACELGA, an association entirely composed by chefs and entrepreneurs in the gastronomic business, will be held on August 15, 16, 17 and 18 of 2019 at El Dorrego, in the neighborhood of Colegiales, celebrating its 10th anniversary.

This project arose from the common interest of the members of ACELGA, to raise awareness about the importance of good nutrition. It also seeks to promote Argentine cuisine.

The real heart of the Fair is the Market, where visitors will be able to purchase regional products from all the Argentine provinces, specially selected by the experts, like, among other things: oranges, avocados and tomatoes from Tucumán; a variety of tomatoes and peppers from Salta; moringa from Misiones; garlic from Mendoza; artichokes from La Plata. cheese from different provinces (San Juan, Salta, Jujuy, Córdoba, Tucumán, Buenos Aires); and much more.

In this anniversary edition Peru will be the invited country. Producers from this country will bring their asparagus and avocados of the greatest quality. Gastón Acurio, the chef who revolutionized the Peruvian cuisine, will be present at the Fair, as well as José del Castillo, who runs the restaurant Isolina (number 12 at the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants ranking); Coco Tomita, founder of Shizen Barra Nikkei; and Martha Palacios.

The special activities include cooking classes and talks by renowned chefs, such as Christophe Krywonis, Narda Lepes, Dolli Irigoyen, Osvaldo Gross, Donato De Santis, Pablo Massey, Tomás Kalika, Maru Botana, Lele Cristóbal, Pedro Bargero, Inés de los Santos, Roberto and Christian Petersen, Gonzalo Alderete and Juan Braceli.

The Fair will be honored again with the presence of the Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco, owner of the restaurant Mirazur, which has been awarded as Best Restaurant in the World by The World’s 50 Best.

At the Beer Garden and Wine Bars premium wineries and beer makers of Argentina will present their best products for tasting.

Visitors will have the opportunity to taste our typical food and the dishes from our most renowned restaurants at promotional prices - $100, $150 and $200 Argentine Pesos per dish - at more of 50 food stands and food trucks run by their own chefs, such as:  La Panadería de Pablo, Donato De Santis, Don Julio, Tanta, Café San Juan, Los Petersen, Maru Botana, Compañía de Chocolates, Chila, Italpast, Pampa Roja, El Pobre Luis, Basa, Carne, Eat, Möoi by Jessica Lekerman, Austria, Alo’s, Puratierra, Chan Chan., among others.

Children's Day will be celebrated at the Fair on Sunday 18, with special surprises, raffles, gifts, entertainment and musical shows.

Dates: August 15, 16, 17, 18 of 2019
Opening Hours:
Thursday: 2 pm to 11 pm
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 12 pm to 11 pm
Location: "El Dorrego" Zpaiola & Matienzo
Admittance: $ 200 Pesos at the door.
Tickets in advance through Tuentrada.com: AR$160 + service charge 
Masticar Bills: for purchases inside the Fair visitors will have to acquire the ticket book of Masticar Bills, that will be on sale at the entrance and at the ticket booths inside the fair (no cash payment for products in the Fair will be accepted).
Website: www.feriamasticar.com.ar