Category: Art, Music & Film

Cuatro Pesos de Propina

A Uruguay rock and pop sampler

Uruguay’s rock and pop scenes have been thriving since the sixties. Here’s some local artists definitely worth checking out while you’re here.

What is candombe?

Candombe is an essential part of Uruguayan culture. Every neighbourhood has its comparsa (troupe), regardless of social class or background.

Montevideo Old City is blooming

Montevideo’s Old Town is blooming

Ciudad Vieja, the Old Town, is Montevideo’s most socio-economically diverse barrio. Check out how neighbours are bringing locals – and visitors – together.