Bitcoin is the first successful internet money based on peer-to-peer technology; whereby no central bank or authority is involved in the transaction and production of the Bitcoin currency. It was created by an anonymous individual/group under the name, Satoshi Nakamoto. The source code is available publicly as an open source project, anybody can look at it and be part of the developmental process.
Celebrate the 12th anniversary of the first pizzas sold in Bitcoin (the most expensive in history, today valued at USD $300 million), together with the enthusiastic Spanish-speaking communities.
What would you do if you had 10.000 bitcoins ?
Buy a house, purchase a luxury car, take the trip of your dreams…? These are some of the ambitions that a sum of $300 million, or 10,000 BTC at today’s exchange businesses that allow customers to trade cryptocurrencies for fiat money or other cryptocurrencies. rate, could easily fulfill. However, a few years ago, when Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. was worth only pennies on the dollar, one person answered this question with a simple answer: Buy some pizzas!
And so was born the Bitcoin Pizza Day A tradition among the community of digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. currency currency is a medium of exchange that defines value. enthusiasts, celebrating the most expensive meal in all of human history. The holiday dates back to May 22, 2010, when one lucky guy accepted programmer Laszlo Hanyecz’s peculiar offer to buy a couple of pizzas from Papa John’s with Bitcoin The most expensive to date, (although they were only worth about $40 at the time). The hungry Hanyecz had taken to an online forum a few days earlier to post the curious request.
The moment was historic and marked a before and after for Bitcoin It was the first use of cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. as a payment method in the real world. Although, over the years, this date has transformed into many other things: an investment lesson, a portrait of a successful financial experiment, a reason for regret, a colorful tale that feeds fantasies, but above all, a tradition.
Latin America and Spain celebrates the Bitcoin Pizza Day
Undoubtedly, this unusual commemoration has many motifs and edges, which have been appearing as the Bitcoin has been growing and consolidating over the years. But, regardless of the reasons, the community of bitcoiners from all corners of the world celebrate it by eating pizza, showing off their bitcoins ,hodleando and touting the technology.
If you want to join the celebration and you’re in Latin America or Spain, here are some of the celebrations that will take place this year on the Bitcoin Pizza Day in some of the main Spanish-speaking cities.
If you are in Argentina:
Enthusiasts of Bitcoin in Argentina celebrate this day with altruism. TheONG Bitcoin Argentina joined the platforms Belo , Buenbit y Lemon to offer completely free home delivery for all those who purchase pizzas through Ya Requests .
The promotion of these solidarity pizzas will go into effect this May 22nd for residents of the South American country who place their order through the application of Order Now to any local pizzeria and pay by credit card. The initiative will raise funds to donate food for the SI Foundation a non-profit organization that works for social inclusion.
22 de Mayo: Bitcoin Pizza Day ????
During this Sunday, by placing your order at @pedidosya at any pizzeria in the country with your card, your delivery will be free ????
– Buenbit (@buenbit) May 19, 2022
The team of Fanz has also organized a meeting to commemorate the Bitcoin Pizza Day en Buenos Aires . The meeting will have talks, networking and the participation of figures of the ecosystem, in addition to free pizzas and drinks. Learn more about the event aquí .
In addition, the pizzeria Punta Moreno located on Estado de Israel Avenue in the Argentine capital, will welcome enthusiasts who want to celebrate this tradition with an extensive menu of pizzas and drinks, all with the option a contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price. of paying in Bitcoin (They promise they won’t be as expensive as Laszlo Hanyecz’s pizzas).
If you are in Caracas:
The community of bitcoiners Venezuelans will meet in the pizzeria La Nonna Bella located in the Chacaito shopping center, in Caracas, to celebrate this Bitcoin Pizza Day . The event, organized by Satoshi’s team in Venezuela and sponsored by BFXLeos , yMoneyOnChainThe event will be a gathering to talk about cryptocurrency, its history and its underlying technology.
Las entradas para el evento son limitadas y los interesados pueden adquirirlas en final link . The celebration will begin at 1 pm (local time).
Don’t miss your pizza! ????
Come and celebrate with us a new #Bitcoin Pizza Day – a partir de la 1PM????????, est domingo 22 de mayo
– Pizzavier ₿astardo ????????????⚰️ (@criptobastardo) May 19, 2022
If you ran out of tickets for that event, don’t worry because the Venezuelan capital capital is most commonly defined as the large sum of money you would use to invest. will be hosting other events to commemorate the Bitcoin Pizza Day . In the establishment Bitcoin Cafe Venezuela , ubicado en Los Chorros, un grupo de entusiastas también se reunirá para festejar.
The teams of ViaBTC y CoinEx organize the meeting and have published in Twitter the steps to win one of the 30 tickets available. The appointment is for Saturday, May 21 at 4 pm (local time).
????¡Celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day with us at @BitcoinCafeVzla Caracas!
— ViaBTC Spanish (@ViaBTC_Spanish) May 16, 2022
If you are in Bogotá:
The team of Blockchain a distributed ledger system. A sequence of blocks, or units of digital information, stored consecutively in a public database. The basis for cryptocurrencies. Colombia has also extended an invitation to celebrate this Bitcoin Pizza Day in a meet up in the city of Bogotá. The meeting will be in the premises of Paradise Pizza , ubicado en Cundinamarca, a partir de las 7 pm (Colombia) el sábado 21 de mayo. Habrá descuentos para los asistentes que paguen a través de Lighting Network a network refers to all nodes in the operation of a blockchain at any given moment in time. de Bitcoin.
– Mauricio Tovar ???????? (@maurotov) May 19, 2022
If you are in San Salvador:
The community of the first country in the world to adopt a Bitcoin as its legal tender also celebrates in style. The Bitcoin House located in San Salvador, will host a gathering to commemorate the crypto holiday where pizzas and beer will be available for purchase. The funds raised during the event will be donated to Mi Primer Bitcoin an NGO dedicated to cryptocurrency education.
The appointment is for Saturday, May 21 from 7 pm (local time).
12 years ago, a user bought two pizzas for 10 thousand #BTC ????????
To remember this great day, next Saturday May 21st we will eat pizza with our friends from La Casa del #Bitcoin
— Mi Primer Bitcoin (@MyfirstBitcoin_) May 12, 2022
If you’re in São Paulo:
In Brazil, Dogma brewery celebrates tradition bitcoiner a person who is bullish on Bitcoin. with a 10% discount for payments in bitcoins el 22 de mayo. Además, en la sala de degustación de Dogma located at Rua Fotunato 236, a meeting with beer and pizza will be held together with the teams of CoinEx y PizzaDao . The event will begin at 2 pm (local time), according to the media. Livecoins .
If you are in Santiago:
La ONG Bitcoin Chile también invitó a celebrar el feriado de Bitcoin this Sunday with the Santiago community. The date is at the restaurant Palace al Kassr There will be free pizzas for the first ones to arrive and no entrance fee.
???? This Sunday, May 22nd we celebrate the #Bitcoin Pizza Day!
Come and share with us and the bitcoiner community, to commemorate the 12 years of the first purchase of 2 pizzas for 10.000 bitcoins ????
— ONG ₿itcoin Chile ????⚡ (@ACHICRIP) May 20, 2022
If you are in Mexico City:
Without breaking in the world of cryptocurrencies, breaking the forward compatibility of cryptoassets is seen in hard forks of a cryptocurrency. tradition, Bitcoin Embassy Bar celebrates this holiday with an event where it will distribute free pizzas and beers to attendees. The restaurant and bar located in the Mexican capital, which has become the headquarters of the Bitcoin in Mexico, joined this year’s Buenbit , Binance y Ledn to celebrate in style. The event is also broadcast on streaming .
#bitcoinpizzaday at Bitcoin Embassy Bar. As every year in Bitcoin Embassy Bar, we celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day and this time we want to celebrate in a big way. Thanks to our sponsors @hodlwithLedn , @buenbit_mx y @BinanceES there will be free pizza and beer for attendeespic.twitter.com/4TboybPnHG
— Bitcoin Embassy Bar (@bitcoinemb) May 16, 2022
If you are in Montevideo:
Pizzeria Requeso joins this year’s celebration with a party that will distribute pizzas and beers among its guests. In alliance with the NFT non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are cryptocurrencies that do not possess the property of fungibility. project Rare Pizzas The venue, located in the Uruguayan capital, will have a lively space on May 22nd, full of music, NFTs, DJs and more surprises. The owner Daniel Vergara told us about the event to InfoBusiness and invited those interested to stay tuned through social networks to learn more details about this celebration.
– BitcoinPizzaDayMVD (????????,????) (@BTCPizzaDayMvd) May 20, 2022
Si estás en Madrid:
The community of Bitcoin Tuesday joined Meetup Bitcoin Madrid to celebrate this Sunday the Bitcoin Pizza Day eating and chatting about the flagship cryptocurrency. The meeting will start at 7 pm on Sunday (local time), at the establishment. Brew Wild Pizza Bar located in the neighborhood of Las Letras in Madrid. The invitation is open to the public, with a cost of 20 euros per person.
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