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A promt from @ask-aotearoaandfriends ,  who own this beautiful New Zealand OC ( on the right side of the picture )
We both agreed that it was time to draw something about Uruguay´s and New Zealands friendship,
thats tied to commerce and a long history of good relations but also to sports, both being great rugby players ( especially Kiri, go  try to beat her and you end up dead ) but also nice polo ones; and while New Zealand is a known Polo centre ( behind Argentina and the UK ) , Uruguay doesnt stay too far behind and has her own estates, one of which, I used as BG for this picture .
Anyway, two great exponents of female sport, and two very nice friends.

smimon  asked:

Hi! How do you spend carnival?

(( Warning: This post may contain nudity. ))

(( Paraguay´s Carnibal is called Carnaval Encarnaceno , for the city that reunites the biggest and most important event, although smaller displays of music groups, troupes and Beauty-Queen competitions are celebrated through all the country. The Encarnaceno is celebrated at the Sambodromo , also known as the Civic Centre of the city and biggest of the Americas, and the displays continues until the coasts of the Paraná River, where there´s a long esplanade where people love to reunite at. The Carnival does not reduce solely to the competitions, but is celebrated as a time of big parties, people , especially young adults, gather together the most , prices go low and Night-life just explodes. It attracts many tourists and it leaves an important fount of money to Paraguayans, another reason to love Carnival season!!!  ))

(( Uruguay´s carnival is known to be the largest of the World, with 35 days of duration including 1 whole Sabbath week, and one of the most diverse ones, combining festivities from both European and African origins. One of these festivities is the Candombe display of troupes and groups at Las LLamadas, “The Calls” , the greatest display of this genre and considered a Cultural and World Patrimony , as it reunites the best groups from this genre, all from Uruguay. Uruguayans take a lot of pride on this event , and, knowing the expectations of their people, musicians practice through all the year to pass the competitions to qualify and then be chosen by people to become World´s Best Candombe group

Just like Paraguay, Uruguays carmival starts the last days of January and lasts until the beginning of March, opening up at an inaugural display at Montevideo with all the participant beauty Queens, humourists, street musicians, Candombe groups, troupes, parodists and different aggrupation’s of Black people and their descendants. Then different competitions of humourists, Beauty Queens , Parodists and street muscians are made at open theatres called Tablados , they stop after a week to give space to Las Llamadas, which last two days, and then continue until March, finishing at the Tablado of Barrio Flores of Montevideo with a big show off with all the winners. It is a very important fest on Uruguayan culture since it celebrates each of their origins so they find their own identity demonstrated through each part, although their most beloved one are, without a doubt, Las Llamadas. During this part you will hear people shouting “This IS candombe” the whole time. .))

(( Meanwhile, Argentina has 3 different marked Carnival traditions: The –widely hated and ignored- street musicians and dancers from Buenos Aires, the Carnival Displays at the Litoral Region and San Luis Province, and the Nature festivities from the North West region with Jujuy and Salta Province holding the biggest show off´s. It approximately lasts just 3 days, but people make sure it make a huge BOOM, the Carnival of Gualeyguaychu , at Entre Rios Province, being especially known for being the second biggest and most important Carnival of the World following Brazil´s Rio, and is commonly referred as “The Country´s Carnival”.  

It competes with the Carnival of Humahuaca, Jujuy, notorious for the festivities surrounding the figure of The Devil, which represents the liberation of the most hidden desires. The Devil is, according to the local Legend, the partner of la Pacha Mama,  impregnating her to give origin to the different kind of vegetation’s of the area.  A week before the carnival people begin their dances to open space to the Big Carnival, in which participants, dressed with costumes of the Devil, accompany the troupes and congregate at the outside mounts of their towns  to do the Unburial Ceremony. Troupes and Devils continue their games and displays for a week until the Burial Ceremony, where the Devil is send back to its hidden place at the mountain with some offrends to keep him locked for the rest of the year. At La Plata city, at the Pampas Region, they do something similar, with young people dressing as the Devil to play pranks and games, and finally closing the week burning different Devil dolls of all kind and sizes

And on Buenos Aires Carnivals…. Well, all you find out there about them is complaints from Porteños, so I´d rather avoid the topic.

I dont want to make this post too long so I´ll just leave some videos below the cut ))

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Hello, tanto tiempo ; ;

 Después de dos años de estar olvidado en mi carpeta, este AU ve la luz!

Con @cockismybusiness habíamos empezado un universo alterno Latin Hetalia/Pacific Rim y… era precioso, créanme. 

La historia tiene como pilotos del Cóndor a Julio y Miguel, mientras el Mariscal a cargo era un experimentado y veterano Daniel. Teníamos a Vene y/o Sebas monitoreando a los chicos en cada despliegue, antes de cada combate, y a Itzel y Pedro, René y Gregorio como pilotos también.
Ryuu se mandó un worldbuilding impresionante, como siempre, y yo tenía anotado todo en un doc… que se borró ;v; pero VAYAN Y PREGÚNTENLE porque yo ya soy demasiado rompebolas y le pregunto cada rato y no sé como no me odia todavía ;vvvv;


anonymous asked:

So... does anyone have any pets?

Muns Notes: 

- “Morotí” means “white” in Guaraní, Paraguays official language, and is a Campana ( Bell ) bird, the national one.

- “Chiquito” means “little one” in Spanish but can also be applied as name to pets or nicknames to little children.

- “Pocho” is a common Gaucho name, coming from the Spanish “Pedro” ( Peter ). “Pomperita” is a glimpse at the character of the same name on the Argentine comic series Patoruzú, which served me to base some characteristics of the Argentine brothers after its main characters Patoruzú and Isidorito. I highly recommend it as well.

- “Betún” is not a name but actually a fish, meaning Teño simply choose a random name for him. Random names for pets are very common in Buenos Aires and you can find things like “Thing” ; “ Chorizo” or “Sweet”. They have no originality, forgive them.  

Un sí para Martín

Volví :D para irme u.u (aunque realmente nunca me fui, constántemente pensaba en cómo dar lo que me pedían). Mis vacaciones ya acabaron y debo retornar a los estudios, pero prometo intentar actualizar cada cierto tiempo (hay muchos pedidos en el buzón).

Respecto a lo que pides, Gato Nocturno, no pude evitar recordar “la propuesta”, una historieta ArgChi muy linda que quizá te pueda gustar. Me da gusto verte por acá, gracias por no olvidarte de este blog ;w;

Muchas gracias a mussh83 por la ayuda con Perú, le hace más peruano xD En cuanto a los demás “nuevos” personajes, sus personalidades fueron sacadas de las biografías de la comunidad de Livejournal de Latin Hetalia a falta de otras fuentes. Si alguien me aportara sus conocimientos sobre ellos se lo agradecería (o si los agregan allá, que se ven tan pequeñas sus biografías). Son Puerto Rico (Blanca Ruíz) y El Salvador (Salvador Hugo Alvarado).

(ArgChi bajo el corte).

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