Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity

Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity, a commemoration of indigenous peoples and respect for the variety of cultures.

It is commemorated annually on October 12 in our country, and it used to remember the facts of colonization and conquest by the Spanish in America. Formerly, it was known as the “Day of the Race”, a name that was modified in 2010 in Argentina, before a Presidential Decree of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, to become the Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity.

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General José of San Martín

General José of San Martín, all the information so that you know who was one of the most important heroes of Argentina and what we celebrate on August 17 in Argentina.

As we have been telling you, in the country certain national dates are celebrated in commemoration of historical events, heroes or important dates that become holidays or non-working days. To know all of them, we leave you the link here.

On August 17, the Passage to Immortality of General José of San Martín is celebrated. Considered one of the most important liberators for all of America, he was a mentor at the beginning of the May Revolution.

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Independence Day of Argentina

Independence Day of Argentina, the liberation of the country in 1816.

July 9 is commemorated the day of the liberation of the Argentine people from the monarchy of Spain, since on that date, but in 1816, the events that began with the May Revolution of 1810 were completed. Revolution, we invite you to read this other note.

Faced with the imperative need to bring down Spanish colonialism, driven by the tireless desire for freedom, on July 9, 1816, the country’s Independence was conceived, with a unanimous vote in the House of Tucumán. There, a Governing Board was established, as the first step towards our freedom.

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Argentine Flag and Manuel Belgrano

Argentine Flag and Manuel Belgrano, commemoration, celebration and honors.

In the history of Argentina, there are a variety of heroes and important personalities. For this reason, it is that we bring you closer to the most prominent and, thus, know the reason why several days of our annual calendar are called holidays, days of commemoration or festivity.

On June 20 of each year, Manuel Belgrano’s Passage to Immortality is commemorated, as well as the National Flag Day.

Here we are going to tell you everything about the Argentine Flag and Manuel Belgrano.

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General Martín Miguel of Güemes

General Martín Miguel of Güemes, a review of the honor of this character so fundamental to the History of Argentina.

In our country we have several heroes, so we want to bring you closer to the most important ones, so that you know why some days in our calendar become holidays, days of celebration or commemoration.

On this occasion, on June 17 of each year the Passage to Immortality of General Martín Miguel de Güemes is commemorated, a politician and military man who played a fundamental role in the War of Independence of our country.

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May 25th in Argentina

May 25th in Argentina, a summary of the history of our Revolution.

Let’s go back to 1810. At the time, Buenos Aires was the capital of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata, a colony of vast territories which included what we today know as Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and parts of Brazil. This territory was under the responsibility of Viceroy Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros. This man appointed by the Supreme Central Junta of Spain, ruled the colony and represented the king. When news came that the King of Spain had abdicated in favor of Napoleon and that the Junta had been dissolved, many patriots argued that Viceroy Cisneros had no legitimacy and had to be removed.

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