For the closing of Latin American Heritage Month, Terra Art presents an exhibition of Latin American art. The exhibition will present a selection of new and innovative art from various countries, including works by Uruguayan artist resident in Toronto, Teresa Barrotti
On October 24th, the Embassy of Uruguay and the Latin American community paid tribute to the life and work of the Uruguayan author Ida Vitale, awarded the Cervantes 2018 award. The event was organized in conjunction with UNAM Canada, and included poetry readings by students and members of the Mexican and Uruguayan communities in Ottawa. Uruguyan, Jose Campione, was amongst the presenters who offered a literary analyses of the work of Ida Vitale.
Members of the Latin American community participated in the Latin American Book Fair in Ottawa, enjoying poetry readings, literary criticism and book sales. The Uruguayan drummer and percussionist, Sergio Faluotico, was one of the presenters.
On August 25, Uruguay celebrated its 194th anniversary of Independence. We celebrate 194 years promoting peace, all Human Rights and freedoms, social inclusion and sustainable development. We wish all our fellow compatriots a Happy National Day.
The Embassy of Uruguay hosted an event at Ottawa City Hall for Uruguay's National Day. The festivities were celebrated on June 19th, to commemorate José Gervasio Artigas, who is greatly regarded as Uruguay's father of independence, and included a beautiful performance from SODRE's National School of Dance.
The Embassy of Uruguay in Canada and the Consulate General in Toronto accompanied the Uruguayan Institute of Regulation and Control of Cannabis, to a learning exchange with the Province of Ontario, on the promotion of comprehensive cannabis regulation policies.