31st Annual Argentine Festival SATURDAY, MAY 12th

 International   Thu, April 19, 2018 12:26 PM

Arlington, VA - Sample the best of the North and the South at the 31st Annual Argentine Festival. The Festival and Arlington County...cordially invite you to taste and experience our popular community festival, now in a KENMMORE MIDDLE SCHOOL IN ARLINGTON VA

Welcome Spring at this interactive festival… featuring the work of international and local artists, performers, and craftspeople… Sonrisas y Lagrimita Show Infantil, food, and activities. Spectacular show for the whole family featuring folk music, tango, dance and pop music. Let’s celebrate this LIVE Show featuring:

MC Silvana Quiroz will host the event. Highlights include the U.S. Debut of Argentina’s 21 Century “Harmonica” of Latin American and top levels artists in homage of Argentine roots, regions and important roles in the culture and the arts.

Three-time Cosquin nominee Fabricio Rodriguez headlines the 31st Annual Argentine Tango Pop Folk Festival in Arlington. Co-sponsored by Embassy of Argentina and Arlington Cultural Affairs, These artists are joined by a full lineup of pop, tango, and folk performers of national and world note, including: Ceibales of Salta “Traditional Folk Music Ruben Gimenez & Marcos Pereyra “Performing rhythms of Chamarrita and Chamame”, Chiesa & Gonzalez “Song Book of New Argentine Folk, Claroscuro “Melodies of Ballads” and Monica Totino – Cesar Barria “ Captivating Dancers” -more; Full Power Guitar; Cristian Perez guitar composer and fuses Zamba, Candombe. Chacarera, Mariela Marco “The Glamour Diva of Folklore & Argentine Tango” with Viviana & Jose Rojas “Folk Dances”, Oscar Magallanes of Chakaymanta & Blanch Xeinoum “Folklore Ballet”, Alberto Cuello, Folk Singer, Dardo Valerio Singer-songwriter will present “Destino”; Salvatore “Tribute to EDUARDO FRANCO of LOS IRACUNDOS”; and tango dancers: Carlos Gutierrez & PartnerAre doing a tango show”, Pontitango “The Tango Ambassadors”, and Liza & Alexey Semyonov “Honoring Tango Argentino”. Le Manch “Latin Rock especially of Argentine Rock”. 

SATURDAY MAY 12, 2018, at 4:00pm in our new location the Kenmore Middle School Auditorium, 200 South Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, Virginia. Save for Preview - Mother’s Day tickets online $20 (expired May 10, no refunds). Part of the proceeds will assist the Mar del Plata School Nr.1 Elementary School “Pascuala Mugaburu”, and we will promote organizations such as El Poder de Ser Mujer and solidarism with CEDA and Alianza Latina.

The Fest is also featuring Tango & Folklore classes DIRECT FROM ARGENTINA MONICA TOTINO & CESAR BARRIA, Soccer familiar, arts & crafts and authentic foods for sale, including iconic snacks like empanadas and choripan. Free Parking and enjoy this great opportunity to support our community...with the whole family…and, perhaps win roundtrip tickets to Buenos Aires, courtesy of Copa Airlines! Raffle chances are included in the festival ticket purchase.  Visit all ExhibitorFest at event. * Metro Stop Ballston, Bus Route 4AB/25B.

Tickets available now…at Tickeri.com… Don’t miss it!

The Argentine Festival 2018 is presented under the auspices of the Embassy of Argentina, and is supported in part by Arlington County Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development www.ArlingtonArts.org and the Arlington Commission for the Arts, and Catalogs of DATA EVENTOS. For more information, visit www.festivalargentinousa.com Shine or Rain!

Thanks to our participant’s partners and friends, Embassy of Argentina, Arlington Cultural Affairs, Stay Arlington, CultureCapital.com, CapitalWirePR, UNIVISION, Washington Hispanic, El Comercio, El Imparcial, El Tiempo Latino, El Mundo Somos Baltimore, Arlington Connections, GWHCC, Gestion Argentina, Giant, Kestahappening, Capital Tangueros, Silvana Presenta. Foundation of Children of Mary, Inc.; Que Creative! Arlington County Car Free-Diet, Humberto Martinez TV Spot 2018, Henry Guevara Version Digital Media, Colombia Pasion de Radio-Fairfax, Francisco Cuestas specialist in development of applications and web content administration! More thanks to all volunteers, artists, advertisers, media supporters, exhibitors, and friends. Special thanks to Government of Salta, Government of Entre Rios, Sagrario Ortiz-El Poder de Ser Mujer, Myriam Figueroa, CEDA Washington and the founder of Alianza Latina, Silvia Radwan and all participants… Visit Tickeri.com See all artists and our website www. Festivalargentino.org 703.212.5850

www. Festivalargentino.org 703.212.5850