Welcome to our Blog

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.  

Halloween in Buenos Aires: let’s get your horror on!

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Thursday October 27, 2016 - Posted by
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Halloween in Buenos Aires: let’s get your horror on!

Halloween in Buenos Aires: let’s get your horror on!

In Argentina, Halloween is called “Noche de Brujas” and even though the country is not known for extravagant Halloween celebrantions, people are still dressing up in Vampire and Zombie costumes. The capital city of Buenos Aires hosts many Halloween parties and events that are all about enjoying and celebrating this scary thrill. Buenos Aires holds a large number of foreigners residents – among them students learning Spanish in Buenos Aires, volunteers and expats – and travellers! Most of them are more than interested in celebrating this international day and having some fun. We made a list of a few parties on this freaky Friday (and Thursday)!! Halloween in Buenos Aires: let’s get your horror on!
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Cómo celebrar Halloween en Buenos Aires

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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…)