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The Colón Theater in Buenos Aires returns to light 15 months after the closure due to the pandemic | Culture

The Colon Theater in Buenos Aires this Tuesday lit the 552 bulbs of the majestic chandelier that crowns its main room. A team of 25 technicians lowered this 1,300 kilogram lamp, built in Europe at the end of the 19th century, to the height of the stalls for maintenance, as part of the set-up of […]

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‘Sidereus nuncius’: The clue of the ‘Galileo’ stolen from the National Library leads to Buenos Aires | Culture

One of two world maps from Ptolemy’s ‘Cosmology’, from 1482, which was stolen from the BNE and recovered in Australia.AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE / EPA César Ovilio Gómez Rivero traveled to Madrid on May 28, 2007. The next day, he visited the National Library as a “researcher” and stole a dozen documents – among them, two […]

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