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Flag Day/Weekend?

We just walked outside and noticed that everything is closed. I knew it was Flag Day, but I guess that it is a bigger deal here than Flag Day is in the U.S.. Our doorman said that tomorrow is also part of the holiday. So is everything here going to be closed until Monday? Public transport, Subte, etc? Or will things just open later?

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1. Re: Flag Day/Weekend?

My 17 year old son and I arrived from Atlanta for a few days and found the same phenomenom. I am searching the forums trying to find something to entertain a mature teen guy in recoleta. Sorry no help on how "closed" things will be. There is a great open market next to the cemetary right now. They are fun (for an old guy at least) .. Let me know if you find anything..

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Sorry if this is too late for today. Not everything will be closed, only some small businesses. Most of the museums, shopping malls, theaters are open. I recommend the Botero exhibition at the Fine Arts Museum, with free entrance.

The public transport runs on holidays with the same frequency as on Sundays. Saturday 22 will be just like any other Saturday.

For teenagers, there´s a big Youth Culture Festival at Centro Cultural Recoleta, and the Auto Show at La Rural.

I don´t usually do this but I´m adding the link to my blog at the bottom where I´ve posted about these events in English, since the official websites are only in Spanish:




Edited: 6:46 pm, June 20, 2013
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Greetings Sandy,

Does the Fine Arts Museum or any other site have information on the Botero exhibit?


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Hi Geoff!

Yes, the information is on the Fine Arts museum website, but in Spanish only:


I´ve posted the info in English on my blog too.

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