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Uruguay’s The Sharks Wins the Awards for Best Film and Best Actress at the Milan Film Festival

2019-10-14T11:05:48-03:00October 14, 2019|Categories: Culture, Home, Made In|Tags: , , , |

The Uruguayan film The Sharks / Los tiburones, the debut feature by writer-director Lucía Garibaldi, has topped the 24th edition of the Milan Film Festival winning the awards for Best International Feature and for Best Actress. An engaging and provocative coming-of-age tale, The Sharks tells the story of 14-year-old Rosina (played by the wonderful newcomer [...]

A quintessentially Uruguayan evening in London

2019-01-07T18:00:50-03:00December 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

2019-02-11T15:09:46-03:00November 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

2019-02-11T11:24:38-03:00November 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

2019-02-15T11:06:37-03:00June 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

2019-02-15T10:58:21-03:00May 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 [...]

The U.S. market will receive 11 tons of Uruguayan boneless ovine meat

2017-02-13T12:45:01-03:00February 13, 2014|Categories: Made In|

Just as at one point Uruguayan citrus reached United States, now it is time for boneless ovine meat, “it will be a very good letter of introduction in order to enter bone-in mutton products to Mexico and the European Union” admitted Gastón Scayola, Vice-President of San Jacinto Meat Packing House, in charge [...]

Uruguayan citrus fruits to enter the US market

2017-02-20T03:03:16-03:00July 12, 2013|Categories: Made In|

The USA confirmed this Wednesday that its market is now open for Uruguayan citrus fruits. This will allow Uruguay to bring in new export earnings of around USD 20 million per year, bringing benefits to the 15,000 people employed in the sector and creating new jobs related indirectly to fruit production. Once [...]

Uruguayan payment app brings home the gold in BBVA global competition

2017-02-20T03:03:17-03:00July 8, 2013|Categories: Made In|

The creators of an application to pay bills using a cell phone, Marcelo Lanfranconi and Leonardo Vernazza, have won the New Banking category in the Open Talent awards. They were the only Uruguayan team to reach the finals. Since Uruguay’s defeat of host nation Brazil at the 1950 World Cup, the country [...]