Uruguay: Ceremony Kicks Off Bicentennial Celebrations

Sebastián Chocca from El Informante [es] was present in the Legislative Palace in Montevideo, Uruguay during the opening ceremony of this year's Bicentennial celebrations. He details his experience and comments on different aspects of the event.


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  • […] celebrações do bicentenário começaram oficialmente em Fevereiro, mas na segunda-feira, 10 de Outubro, uruguaios comemoraram a escolha de […]

  • […] bicentennial celebrations officially kicked off in February, but on Monday October 10 Uruguayans commemorated the appointment of José Artigas […]

  • […] Natomboka tamin'ny fomba ofisialy tamin'ny volana Febroary ny fankalazana ny faha-roanjato taona, fa tamin'ny Alatsinainy 10 Oktobra ry zareo Orogoaiana dia nankalaza ny fanendrena an'i José Artigas — mahery fon'i Orogoay— ho “Lehiben'ireo Orientales“, miaraka amin'ny fankalazana makotrokotroka iarahan'ireo fampisehoana asa kanto maro amin'ny sehatra efatra samihafa tany an-tanànan'i Montevideo. Araka ny El Observador [es], maherin'ny 300.000 ny isan'ny olona nanatrika. […]

  • […] 200周年記念祭は2月、正式に幕開けした。10月10日の月曜日にはホセ・アルティガス(ウルグアイの国民的英雄で「東方人の長」とも呼ばれる)の就任を記念した盛大な祭りが開かれ、首都モンテビデオの繁華街に設けられた4つの異なるステージでは、祭りの目玉である芸術的なパフォーマンスが一斉に披露された。El Observador 紙 [es]によると、30万人以上がこのイベントに参加したという。 2011年2月27日、ギター4重唱団のRica Costaが演奏する様子 Image by Pablo Castro (CC BY-NC 2.0) […]

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