Exposición Rural 2013: 127th Exhibition of Cattle Breeding, Agriculture, and International Industry

The traditional Livestock and Agriculture Exhibition (“La Rural”), held every year in Buenos Aires for over a century, is one of the most important of its kind worldwide, bringing together more than a million visitors among producers, tourists and general public. In this year’s edition, from July 18th to July 30th, more than 400 exhibitors will be showing their products: laboratories, leather goods shops, banks, automotive industries, farm machinery, and providers of services and goods for the agricultural industry.

Visitors will have the opportunity to attend activities like cattle competitions, cattle auctions, traditional costumes contests, rein skills, Polo exhibitions, indoor Pato (Horseball) championship; and show jumping competitions, that take place every day at the main court, as well as exhibitions of all kinds of farm animals, Argentine crafts, folk shows, and tastings of traditional products at the exhibition´s pavilions.
The Fair will feature numerous activities for kids: riding school; dog training; feeding of farm animals; 3D movie about work in the country; Augmented Reality Farm; and many other activities that will get them closer to the farming work.
One important feature as every year is the “Salon de las Regiones y Agroalimentos”, that will be held from July 18th to July 21st, an exhibition within the fair exclusively dedicated to the food and agriculture industry in the Argentine provinces, showcasing products like:
  • Cereals
  • Beer, Wine and Liquors
  • Preserves
  • Agro-Alimentary Products
  • Chocolates
  • Sweets
  • Organic Products
  • Dried Furits
  • Cheese, oil, dulce de leche.
Location: La Rural Exhibition Center. Av. Sarmiento 2704
Dates: July 18th to July 30th, 2013
Opening hours: Every day from 9 am to 8 pm.
Entry fees: 
Monday to Friday: AR$ 30
Saturday and Sunday: AR$ 35
Seniors and Pensioners: Monday and Tuesday: Free – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: AR$15
Children under 8: free
Exposicion Rural 2013 official website

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2013 Buenos Aires Children´s Book Fair

From July 8th to July 27th, 2013, the 23rd edition of the Buenos Aires Children´s Book Fair (Feria del Libro Infantil y Juvenil) will take place at Centro de Exposiones de Buenos Aires, with the motto “The Magic Continues” (La Magia Continúa) The Fair is a place destined for the cultural and educational upbringing of children, in an entertaining and joyful environment.

Apart from the exhibition and sale of books, the Fair will offer numerous activities for youngsters and children:

  • Workshops: drawing, story telling, painting, modeling, magic, science, illustration, comics, reading, cooking, creativity, music, puppetry, and much more.
  • Theater, puppet, circus, and music shows.
  • Games and contests
  • Story-telling
  • Talks with writers
  • Signing of copies
  • Children´s Library
Kids will be able to meet their favorite writers and cartoonists, participate in the workshops, read at the library or enjoy the shows organized by the exhibitors, that will take place at their exhibition stands.
During the course of the fair there will also be activities designed for professionals and students of the areas related to education and the world of children´s books.
This year for the forth time a Comics Festival will be presented during the fair, on July 26th and 27th. Distinguished Argentine authors will present talks, workshops and exhibits related to comics, their design, script writing, drawing, animation, and graphic humor.Every day at 5pm different choirs will be singing at the exhibition´s entrance hall.

Dates: July 8th to 27th, 2013

Location: Centro de Exposiciones de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Av. Figueroa Alcorta & Pueyrredón
Opening times:
July 9, 10, 11, and 12: 9 am to 6 pm
July 9 (National Holiday), Saturday and Sunday: 2 pm to 10 pm
July 15 to July 27: Monday to Friday 11 am to 8 pm.
Entry fee:
Adults: AR$30
Seniors, teachers and Children under 18: Free

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