In Argentina, foreign residents can’t vote during national elections (where the president,
vice-president and legislative members are chosen). Nonetheless, some provinces allow foreigners with the proper residency to cast their votes during the elections for provincial and/or municipal positions.
In order to cast a vote in Argentina while being a foreigner, you need to comply with the following requirements and take the following steps:
This 2013, the Book Fair will take place from April, 25th to May, 13th in La Rural. As every year, the Book Fair, in this 39th edition, invites all those who are passionate about books, so they can find a place where to interact and promote literature and open their minds.
The Creamfields party in Buenos Aires took place for the first time in 2001. During the first edition it was already a success, and year after year, it became more popular and today, it still is. By 2006, the Creamfields in Buenos Aires managed to get the world record in attendance: 60 thousand people witnessed the party. And the people continued attending this great show. Many famous artists were part of the Creamfields, such as David Guetta, Faithless, Fatboy Slim, Paul van Dyk, Carl Cox, Sasha, Richie Hawtin, Hernán Cattáneo, Steve Lawler, Dubfire, Loco Dice, Calvin Harris, Steve Angello, Marco Carola, Laidback Luke, Mark Knight and Cassy, just to mention a few.
As in many other types of accommodation, in which a more clear profile of guests can be done, such as the business traveler or general tourist who stays at a hotel, or the backpacker who stays at a hostel, the tenant who uses temporary rental in Buenos Aires does it for a wide variety of reasons and necessities.
According to the “Urban tenancy law” no. 23.091, the terms allowed for temporary rental goes from 1 month to 6 months, top.
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Different reasons for renting a temporary apartment
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All those foreigners who are entitled to enter and stay in Argentina can start the procedure to issue the ID, “Documento Nacional de Identidad” (DNI) for foreigners, in Argentina.
The DNI can be issued by two means:
- “Por ventanilla unica”: This way, you can start the residency and the DNI procedures together. This can be done in the head office entitled by the “Dirección Nacional de Migraciones” (DNM) [Migration office].
Learn Spanish in Buenos Aires can be one of the most enriching life opportunities that any person may experience.
Buenos Aires, has always provoked both love and hatred. It is a city that cannot be ignored. You may simply either fall in love with it or hate it: from Solís, at the beginning of the XVI century, until the last pilgrim that is right now arriving at Ezeiza airport for the first time.
Studying in Argentina can be a good choice for foreigners, since they have the chance of studying on a free university, or if they rather go to a private institution, when converting the fee into dollars, it turns out to be cheap.
In order to study in Argentine, you will require a Visa or a Residency. We will here mention who can obtain it, how, its length, its renewal and the steps to follow.
There are 3 types of International Students in Argentina, whether to do an undergraduate career, a postgraduate course, short courses, internships, exchanges, etc:
Buenos Aires is not only visited by tourists who come to admire the architecture and breath its culture, there are also lots of foreign students who come to make some kind of exchange program, workshop or specialization course to complement their studies, or to study Spanish. Here are some of the proposals universities located in the City of Buenos Aires make for foreign students.
The University of Palermo (UP) has three programs for foreign students: two aimed to learn or refine their Spanish (Spanish as a Second Language Program and Cultural Identity Program Latin America), and one devoted to deepen their professional knowledge (Custom Made Programs for Universities), in which students may take courses together with local students.
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Exchange Programs in Buenos Aires: The Best Universities
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During summer, Buenos Aires does not stop its artistic activities and proposes an interesting exhibition at Centro Cultural Recoleta, which aims to present a collage of unfinished projects to pursue over the next 200 years of Argentine history. The exhibition is called x200más (for 200 more years) and is driven by a group of citizens who chose different projects from various disciplines.
This exhibition offers a view over Argentine history and proposes to start from Argentine bicentennial to end or solve some problems affecting the population. Among realizable or utopian ideas, the idea hidden in x200más is to gather lots of artists and to promote their different works.
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x200más: An Eclectic Exhibition of Argentine Art in Buenos Aires
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Summer in Buenos Aires is characterized by an intense movement. Even if Buenos Aires citizens take their holidays, the city still has several suggestions for those who stay but especially for those who want to tour around. Once again, the City Government organized a series of cultural events in different neighborhoods where visitors will be able to enjoy music, plays, poetry and films.
The Verano en la Ciudad Festival (Summer in the City Festival) is made up of six stages where people may attend different shows and performances for free.