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A quintessentially Uruguayan evening in London

December 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

November 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

November 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

June 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

May 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

March 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”

March 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

March 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”

February 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

February 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 [...]

A new guide of Uruguay for English-speaking tourists

February 1, 2017|Categories: Home, Society, Tourism|

More and more tourists are deciding to travel independently, without previously booked tours or tourist packages, because they prefer to design their itineraries by themselves, with the help of the information they find trough the internet. Many people visiting Uruguay –especially European and US tourists- are looking for other activities beside sun and beaches. A [...]

La Cumparsita Tango Museum receives the Country Brand seal

January 31, 2017|Categories: Culture, Home, Society, Tourism|

The place where it all started. On April 1917 the Orchestra of Roberto Firpo premiered the tango “La Cumparsita”, written by Uruguayan composer Gerardo Matos Rodriguez at Montevideo’s La Giralda Café. Matos, a student from the faculty of Architecture, composed the melody as a march, for the carnival troupe organized by the Uruguayan Students Federation. [...]