Bradt Calendar - April

Semana Criolla

Semana Criolla (Countryside Week, more or less) is hosted by the Sociedad Rural in the Parque del Prado in Montevideo, Uruguay. There are rodeos and asados, arts and crafts for sale and live music, and hordes of people, more from the countryside than the city, with special trains and buses coming in from all around. There’s also a rodeo in Parque Roosevelt the same week, but the Rural show in the Prado is the main event, with quite staggering levels of horsemanship on display.

Gauchos, Uruguay by Ministry of Tourism and Sport in Uruguay© Ministry of Tourism and Sport in Uruguay

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