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Hola!  Welcome to the AMAUTA Spanish Schools blog!

At our Spanish Schools in Cusco and Buenos Aires, we provide the best Spanish courses and cultural immersion experiences for our students.  We encourage our students to step outside of the Spanish classroom, to enjoy the local culture, make Spanish-speaking friends, and travel in Peru and Argentina.  During or after finishing your Spanish course, we greatly encourage participation in our volunteer program in Cusco or Buenos Aires, where you will really get the chance to practice and improve your  Spanish language skills and give back to local community.

Here at our AMAUTA blog, we aim to keep you posted about what is happening out our Spanish schools, as well as what´s going on in and around the cities of Cusco and Buenos Aires.  We´ll also post fun articles about Peruvian and Argentinian culture, cuisine,  local fiestas, what to see in Cusco, & where to go in Buenos Aires, etc. 

We´ll include advice about which weekend excursions to sign up for and which free cultural activities are available. And after reading our section of student reports, you´ll know exactly why you want to study Spanish at AMAUTA in Cusco and Buenos Aires.  

Cómo celebrar Halloween en Buenos Aires

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Thursday November 05, 2015 - Posted by
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Cómo celebrar Halloween en Buenos Aires

Como en otros países, Halloween se celebra en Buenos Aires el 31 de octubre. Originalmente, se celebraba sólo en Gran Bretaña, pero después de que grandes grupos de inmigrantes irlandeses y escoceses se mudaron a los Estados Unidos, también se hizo popular allá.

En Buenos Aires, Halloween (o en español Noche de Brujas) no es particularmente grande. Usted no encontrará niños diciendo truco o trato en Buenos Aires y no verá grandes telarañas en las tiendas. Sin embargo, hay mucho que hacer en la noche de Halloween. Por suerte, los clubes y bares organizan eventos de Halloween para que todos nosotros los que estamos aprendiendo español en Buenos Aires, podamos usar nuestro traje en nuestra fiesta favorita hasta el amanecer. (more…)

Hoe vier je Halloween in Buenos Aires

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Thursday October 29, 2015 - Posted by
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Cómo celebrar Halloween en Buenos Aires

Halloween wordt gevierd op 31 Oktober. Halloween vindt haar wortels in Groot-Brittannië. Toen een grote groep Ierse en Schotse immigranten naar de Verenigde Staten verhuisde, werd het populair in Amerika.

In Buenos Aires wordt Halloween (of Noche de Brujas op z’n Spaans) niet uitbundig gevierd. Je zult hier geen kinderen langs de deuren zien gaan voor snoep en je zult geen spinnenwebben vinden in de winkels. Toch is er ’s nachts een hoop te doen waar de wij als studenten Spaans in Buenos Aires, naar toe kunnen, want gelukkig organiseren verschillende clubs en bars Halloween evenementen zodat we onze favoriete kostuums aan kunnen trekken en kunnen feesten tot de zon weer opkomt. (more…)

How to celebrate Halloween in Buenos Aires

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Wednesday October 28, 2015 - Posted by
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Cómo celebrar Halloween en Buenos Aires

As in other countries, Halloween is celebrated in Buenos Aires on the 31st of October. Originally, it was celebrated only in Great-Britain, but after large groups of Irish and Scottish immigrants moved to the United States, it also became popular in America.

In Buenos Aires, Halloween (or Noche de Brujas in Spanish) is not particularly big. You won’t find kids trick-or-treating in Buenos Aires and you won’t see big cobwebs in all the stores. Though, there is a lot to do on Halloween night. Luckily, clubs and bars organise Halloween events so all of us that are learning Spanish in Buenos Aires, can wear our favourite costume and party till dawn. (more…)