Uruguay a Good Place to Live, Invest or Visit? Country Report

2019-02-20T15:19:56+00:00February 20, 2019|Categories: Home|

When thinking about Uruguay, what comes to your mind? A question we asked on our Facebook page. Here some of the answers: “Uruguay is an amazing country. It has very nice places like José Ignacio where you can rest and enjoy the beauty and gastronomy of the place. Colonia is a beautiful and very interesting [...]

Uruguay a Good Place for Filmmakers and Feature Film Productions? Interview with Pepi Gonçalvez

2019-02-20T14:20:50+00:00February 20, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , , |

The media – and feature films especially – influence how we perceive countries, how we imagine them to be, especially if we haven’t had the chance to visit or experience them ourselves. Apart from “hard” factors such as tax incentives or legal frameworks, a country’s ability to attract visitors, talented professionals or businesses and funding [...]

A quintessentially Uruguayan evening in London

2019-01-07T18:00:50+00:00December 11, 2018|Categories: Culture, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

Football, wine and the best of Uruguayan gastronomy celebrated at the Emirates Stadium. London, 21st November 2018. Uruguay’s country brand ‘Uruguay Natural’ travelled to London last week to use the friendly match against Brazil in the Emirates Stadium as a platform to promote and position the country abroad. The match took place last Friday, 16th [...]

Uruguay celebrated 30 years of diplomatic relations with China with successful country promotion activities

2019-02-11T15:09:46+00:00November 26, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Culture, Home, Made In|Tags: |

As a result of its participation in the China-LAC summit, the China International Import Expo and the organization of the Uruguay Week in China, the Chinese press published almost 200 newspaper articles. Throughout 2018, Uruguay celebrated 30 years of friendship with China by participating in various events and promoting the "Uruguay in China Week" in [...]

Uruguay Natural arrived to London and Paris with the Uruguayan National Team

2019-02-11T11:24:38+00:00November 22, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: , |

The international friendly matches played by La Celeste in Europe, against Brazil and France, were the scene of two activities to promote the Country Brand. Football, a fundamental element of Uruguayan national identity, served as a framework for the presentation and promotion of the country abroad. On this occasion, Uruguay XXI, the country's investment, export [...]

Uruguay took its football, the candombe and its most highlighted export products to Russia

2019-02-15T11:06:37+00:00June 26, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

The World Cup is advancing and with it the country promotion actions that Uruguay is undertaking in Russia. In addition to bringing gastronomy and culture, Uruguay XXI presented the main reasons to invest, work and live in Uruguay before over 200 businessmen, investors and authorities in Moscow. Accompanying the participation of the Uruguayan National Team [...]

Uruguay lands in Russia with promotional activities and highlighted products

2019-02-15T10:58:21+00:00May 29, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

In the framework of the participation of the Uruguayan soccer team in the 2018 World Cup, Uruguay XXI will carry out different promotional interventions with the purpose of making Uruguay known as a reliable food producer, and a tourism and investment destination. The Soccer World Cup is a great showcase for all participating countries, and [...]

Uruguayan economic activity growths despite recessions in the region

2017-03-03T16:39:04+00:00March 3, 2017|Categories: Economy, Home|Tags: |

According to the quarterly report on Uruguayan economy, Uruguay in Focus, made by the Ministry of Finance, the economic activity in Uruguay picked-up during the third quarter of 2016, despite recessions in neighboring countries. Leading economic indicators, consumer confidence and record-high tourist arrivals during the summer season suggest that growth momentum, carried into the last [...]

Angela Merkel. “Uruguay could be the engine towards the battle for free trade”

2017-03-03T16:06:09+00:00March 3, 2017|Categories: Economy, Home|Tags: |

After the meeting with Uruguayan president Tabaré Vazquez, German chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped to make progress in negotiations for a free trade agreement between Germany and the Mercosur. Before the visit of president Vazquez, Merkel talked about Uruguay in her weekly radio program. She said that Germans know about Uruguay because its “good [...]

Maria Noel Riccetto nominated for the most prestigious ballet award

2017-03-02T13:39:01+00:00March 2, 2017|Categories: Home, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: |

Maria Noel Riccetto first dancer of the Ballet Nacional Sodre (BNS) received a nomination for the Prix Benois de la Danse, one of the most prestigious ballet awards. Founded by the International Dance Association in Moscow in 1992, the award is considered the “Ballet Oscar” and takes place each year. The members of the jury [...]

Interview Juan Campodónico: “Uruguay is a place where happiness is cheaper than elsewhere”

2017-02-21T11:37:32+00:00February 21, 2017|Categories: Culture, Home|Tags: |

From Uruguay, Juan Campodónico has leaded an assortment of musical projects of international projection. At the end of the nineties he was part of the rock and hip-hop band Peyote Asesino. At the beginning of the XXI century he created Bajofondo, along with Argentinean producer Gustavo Santaolalla, a project that toured many times the world [...]

Uruguay is one of the 20 best democracies in the world

2017-02-20T02:57:16+00:00February 1, 2017|Categories: Home, Rankings, Society|

Uruguay is in the top 20 as a “full democracy”, according to the 2016 Democracy Index made by the magazine The Economist. For the first time, and after Donald Trump’s victory, United States is considered a “flawed democracy”. The 2016 ranking is leaded by Norway and has Uruguay in the 19th position, with a score [...]