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Seinäjoki - Visit of the Mayor of Zárate and presentation of the Cumbre Mundial del Tango 2015

Friday, July 11, 2014

Osvaldo Cáffaro, mayor of the city of Zarate (Province of Buenos Aires) arrived last Monday for a five days-long stay in Finland, where he visited the city of Seinäjoki and held meetings with political, economic and cultural authorities.

On Tuesday, July 8, at the main building of the municipal government of Seinäjoki, Cáffaro met with his counterpart of Seinäjoki, Jorma Rasinmäki, as well as with...

Malbec World Day 2014 in Helsinki

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Last Wednesday, May 28, the fourth edition of Malbec World Day took place at Vanha Ylioppilastalo (Mannerheimintie 3, Helsinki). Malbec World Day is an international celebration not only to pay tribute to the most emblematic strain of Argentina, Malbec, but also to enjoy the tasting of other varieties which have made Argentina one of the leading wine producers in the world.

This year´s festivity exalted Argentina´s...

Helsinki - Celebration of the 204th anniversary of the May Revolution

Monday, May 26, 2014

Last Thursday, May 22, the anniversary of the May Revolution -representing the National Day of Argentina- was celebrated at an event organized by the Finnish Embassy in Argentina.

The large number of people attending was made up by fellow citizens as well as Ambassadors and officials of most accredited embassies, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, the local academic environment, managers of major Finnish...

"Kilpisjärvellä" - New screenings at the Heureka planetarium (Vantaa)

Friday, May 16, 2014

After its premiere in Finland in 2012 and further screenings in other countries -including at the Buenos Aires planetarium- the film "Kilpisjärvellä" was screened again at Heureka (Kuninkaalantie 7, Vantaa) on the 24th of April and on the 8th and 15th of May, respectively. Entrance was free.

The film was made by Argentine artist Axel Straschnoy to be projected in a planetarium, following two Argentine explorers...

"María de Buenos Aires" in Helsinki and Porvoo

Friday, April 11, 2014

"María de Buenos Aires", by Astor Piazzolla (music) and Horacio Ferrer (libretto), was performed on March 27 and 28 in Porvoo (Taidetehdas) and on April 4 in Helsinki (Savoy Theatre). The play was first released in 1968 and is the first of the gender of tango opera or "tango operita".

On this occasion, the piece was performed by Argentine singer Martin Alvarado and his peers Angelika Klas (Finland) in...

Mempo Giardinelli in Helsinki, Tallinn and Riga

Friday, April 11, 2014

Famous Argentine writer and journalist Mempo Giardinelli visited Finland, Estonia and Latvia this week to speak at the Universities of Helsinki, Tallinn and Latvia (Riga), respectively, on the actuality of Argentine and Latin American literature from the perspective of a writer. The lectures were organized by the Argentine Embassy in Finland in collaboration with the respective Universities, and led to an interesting and friendly exchange...

Rovaniemi - Argentine winter swimmer achieves silver medal during Winter Swimming World Championship

Friday, March 21, 2014

On the first day of the IX International Winter Swimming Championship, held in Rovaniemi, the Argentine swimmer Ola Matias, the only representative of Argentina in the tournament, was awarded a silver medal after finishing second in the 450 meters race (Endurance Swim).

The swimmer from Tucuman is one of over thousand swimmer from 35 countries participating in the championship, which represents a major challenge for athletes due...

Frostbite Tango - Helsinki international tango festival

Monday, February 24, 2014

The fourth edition of the Helsinki international tango festival Frostbite took place between the 20th and 23rd of February. As in previous years, the festival was attended by renowned tango maestros, musicians and DJs, as well as by lots of tango fans from Finland and neighbouring contries. They had the opportunity to dance until well into the night in anyone of the nine milongas and perfect their skills in the many workshops offered...

DocPoint 2014 - "Ricardo Bär" at the Helsinki documentary film festival

Monday, February 3, 2014

The Argentine documentary "Ricardo Bär" was screened last Friday at Kinopalatsi as part of the 2014 edition of DocPoint - Documentary Film Festival Helsinki. The screening was joined by the film's director Gerardo Naumann, who had been invited to the festival in collaboration with the Embassy of Argentina, and co-director Nele Wohlatz. After the film both maintained an entertaining dialogue with the public about their...

MATKA 2014 - Argentina at main Nordic travel fair

Monday, January 20, 2013

Between the 16th and the 19th of January, 2014, Argentina participated for the first time at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair, which takes place every year at the Messukeskus fair center in Pasila (Helsinki). Argentina introduced itself to the visitors at a 20 sqm stand located in the area assigned to Latin America and the Caribbean, staffed with representatives of the National Institute of Tourism (INPROTUR ), the Tourism Support Programme...


"Emilio F. Mignone" International Human Rights Prize

The “Emilio F. Mignone International Human Rights Prize” was established in 2007 by...

Infrastructure Program "Belgrano Plan"

The "Belgrano Plan" is a program of social, productive and infrastructural development...

National Day of Affirmation of Argentina's Rights over the Malvinas Islands
National Day of Affirmation of Argentina's Rights over the Malvinas, South Georgias and South Sandwich Islands, including the surrounding maritime areas

Friday, June 10, 2016

On 10 June, the Argentine Republic marks...

Argentina presented the outer limits of its Continental Shelf

Monday, March 28, 2016

Malvinas: Argentina reaffirms its rights of sovereignty

On a new anniversary of the British usurpation of January 3, 1833, the Argentine government has...

Presidential inauguration of Mauricio Macri

On Thursday, December 10, Mauricio Macri took office as the new President of Argentina. Gabriela...

Signing of the Arms Trade Treaty
Argentina, Finland, Estonia and Latvia are among the 67 countries that signed the ATT



Fondo argentino de cooperación sur-sur y triangular



Palacio San Martin