Montevideo's exuberant Carnaval brings dancing, drumming, comedy and theatre to the streets for several weeks each summer. Especially noteworthy...
Offerings of flowers, gifts, perfume and rice are made to the Yoruba Goddess of the Sea every 2 February.
Uruguay's largest and most authentic celebration of its deep-rooted gaucho culture involves five days of music, dancing, barbecues, bonfires and...
Below are Public Holidays for the January 2013-December 2014 period.
Many businesses close during Carnival Week and during Tourism Week (Holy Week).
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