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Mente Night: Fuerza Bruta Delight

Mente recently had our fifth outing to Fuerza Bruta and we still cannot wait to see the show again.  Performed in the Centro Cultural Recoleta, Fuerza Bruta is a post-modern, multi-sensory, theatrical show, created in Buenos Aires by Director Diqui James. This show has completed multiple rounds of successful world tours since 2005. Its creators […]

Upcoming Trips in Argentina!

*Below are three upcoming excursions in Argentina offered by three recommended companies* IGUAZU FALLS with Argentina for All (August 15th-19th)   Discover one of the 7 natural wonders of the world with Argentina for ALL!  Join a group of students from all over the world on an unforgettable adventure. Party Bus, Pre Drinkings, Theme Parties, […]

A Roof for my Country

Over the long weekend, a group of Mente Argentina participants joined NGO “Techo Para Mi Pais” (A Roof for my Country) to work on Construcción Masiva. Teaming with over 1,500 other volunteers, they built over 200 homes for displaced people in the outskirts of the city in the villas (slums). For three days and nights, […]

And We Danced: salsa & tango with mente argentina

Every month on a Thursday, Mente Argentina takes over the dance floor at La Viruta. (Armenia 1366)  The night begins with a group salsa lesson and after the group splits into a beginner lesson, with intensive instructions, and advanced salsa dancing, with an instructor walking around to give pointers.  After a while, everyone can practice […]

An Afternoon at the Malba: Obsesión Infinita (Yayoi Kusama)

Last Friday afternoon, Mente participants gathered outside the MALBA (Figueroa Alcorta 3415) together, excited to see arguably one of the greatest exhibits that Buenos Aires has received in years.  Yayoi Kusama’s Obsesión Infinita displays over 100 of her works created between 1950 and 2013. This exhibit comprehensively presents paintings, works on paper, sculptures, videos, slideshows, […]

M-ISIC card!!!

Mente is proud to announce it’s partnership with ISIC and is now providing M-ISIC card to all of it’s Mente students coming to study, intern and volunteer in Buenos Aires.       We are so excited!!!!! The Mente International Student Identity Card (M-ISIC) is now our students passport to fantastic discounts and services at home and […]

Must do Boca Junior Football game in Buenos Aires!

  Our partner organisation LandingPadBA organised an excursion to the Boca Junior vs Arsenal game for our Mente Argentina interns, volunteers and study abroad students. What an amazing day we all had! Our guest blogger Zac tells us about his great experience! With my fresh new gold and blue Boca Juniors jersey  proudly squeezed over […]