Buenos Aires joins Bitcoin Pizza Day this Sunday

Since 2010 pizzerias around the world have allied with the most popular exchanges to give benefits to their users Photo TW
Since 2010 pizzerias around the world have allied with the most popular exchanges to give benefits to their users (Photo TW)

Bitcoin Pizza Day, an event celebrated around the world, will be held this Sunday in Argentina with a meeting in Buenos Aires that will bring together fans, developers, and entrepreneurs.

”Buenos Aires is globally relevant in both categories: Pizza and Cryptoso we know that this event can be highly convening”commented Angelo Antonelli, founder of Welookone of the companies behind the organization of the event.

As in different places in the world, the meeting -which will take place from 7:00 p.m. in Espacio Darwin, in Palermo- will include music, networking, merchandising and games.

The initiative commemorates the first purchase of goods made with the cryptocurrency in the world: two pizzas for 10 thousand bitcoins.

The person who made the purchase was Laszlo Hanyecz, one of the first adopters of the cryptocurrency in 2010, a few months after its launch.

The purchase, which was worth $41, is now valued at $389 million, according to the Bitcoin Pizza Index.

Since this fact, “Bitcoin Pizza Day” is celebrated every May 22, celebrating the first transaction of a physical product with cryptocurrencies.

To commemorate this day various pizzerias around the world have allied with the most popular exchanges on a global scale to give benefits to their users.



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