Arts & Entertainments

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It’s harp time! – It’s time for the harp!

The World Harp Festival is taking place this week in Asunción. The festival will span from Thursday the 19th to Saturday...
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PY Agenda: Ahendú & Indigenous Handicraft Fair, Boggiani Museum

In the PY Agenda series I share a roundup of upcoming events. Subscribe to the Discovering Paraguay Facebook page for more event recommendations! The...
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Happy Independence Days, Paraguay!

2010 marks Paraguay´s 199th year as an independent nation. May 14th and 15th are celebrated as Independence Day / s in...
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Three Kings Day

The 6th of January is Día de los Reyes Magos, the Christian celebration of the Epiphany also known in English...
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The 12 Days of Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Twelve chippers selling Eleven hammocks swinging Ten harpists playing Nine yuyeros mashing Eight...
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The Metal March

This Saturday Paraguay´s metalhead community held a march through downtown Asuncion. Yes, you read that correctly, the metalhead community. The...
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Nap!

If you are new to the siesta tradition Paraguay is a good place to learn the ins and outs of...
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Chipa anytime, anywhere – Chipa anytime

Chipa is consumed throughout the day in Paraguay (if you are unfamiliar with chipa listen to my interview on KCRW´s Good...
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Scenes from a Paraguayan Cemetery

During the first days of November Paraguayan cemeteries come to life (not literally, although the 2nd Annual Asunción Zombie Walk would suggest...
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Discovering Paraguay on Facebook!

Hello all! It's been quite a while since I've posted anything about Paraguay. Since I have been absent from the blog a...