Arlington, VA - The Festival Argentino features the best of Argentina in America! Brimming with authentic foods, crafts and top Tango, Pop and folkloric performers directly from Argentina, the 30th Annual ARGENTINE FESTIVAL takes place this SATURDAY MAY 13, 2017, at 4:00pm at Thomas Jefferson Theater, 125 South Old Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia. Save for Mother’s Day tickets online $20 (exp. May 12, no refunds). A menu of choice Argentinean foods by Caterer of the Metropolitan area will be available for purchase at the event.
Presented under the auspices of the Embassy of Argentina, there also are limited tickets available for an Opening Reception at the Embassy on Friday, May 12, from 6pm until 8:30 pm. Tickets for this reception may be purchased separately for $10, and are available at ExhibitorFest
The longest-running celebration of Argentine culture in the United States, in addition to the performers the Festival also features demonstrations of traditional crafts and authentic foods for sale, including iconic snacks like empanadas and choripan. The event will be hosted by MC Mario Sol y Silvana Quiroz! Free Parking and Raffle included in Admission. Round Trip DC-Bs. As. Copa Airlines. Visit all ExhibitorFest at event. Food Menu at www.festivalargentinousa.org This year's performers include:
· THE CEIBALES Traditional Folklore Group Salta - Argentina. Featuring: Quito Leccese, Adrian Fleita, Matias Diaz and Hernan Miranda Chevez - extensive career in Argentina and Latin-American!
· EMBOYERE - Chámame of Corrientes. Featuring: D´Aveta Felix; Ramos Ezequiel; Rios Diego Alberto; Martínez Lisandro; Ayala Damian; Ortiz Cesar & Enríquez Iván.
· CLAROSCURO a celebrated folkloric trio that recently wowed the folk of Salta, Cosquin festival and in the Americas; FRANCISCO CUESTAS, singing a fusion of folklore and Latin sound rhythms, also a hit at the Cosquin festival, and music history of Argentina; PAOLA RUIZ DIAZ Folk & Romantic Singer, traveled through stages around the country and France. Currently on tour presenting her CD. "Emotions".
· OSCAR MAGALLANES Chakaymanta School of Malambo Argentino and international show of argentine folklore dances.
· CEIBO Argentina’s 21st century argentine folk, in his U.S. Tour. Featuring: Leo Escalante, Claudio Tais, Gabriel Romero and Yamil Salum.
· CELINA ARMAS international female bolero singer with extensive experience and repertoire. Releases New CD Latinoamericano.
· JULIAN RATTI famous folk fresh and passionate poetic line from Santa Fe & Argentina!
· PATRICIA RATTI female singer revelation winner of folklore in Cosquin 2017 for lovers! Her melodies and poems goes back to her cultural heritage.
· While these artists are direct from Argentina, local artists with Argentine roots also perform, including tango dancers Carlos Gutiérrez;PONTITANGO "The Tango Ambassadors"; Liza and Alexey Semyonov, They will be joined byCRISTIAN PEREZ, guitar, Yana Hristova, flute. Special invite from Bolivia, SALVATORE “Tribute to Yaco Monti”.
This is an opportunity for the public to experience traditional Argentine culture. By highlighting Tango and other well-known rhythms such as The Milonga, the Festival seeks to broaden the understanding of Argentinean culture. In the ExhibitorFest area, Latin American crafts curated by DATA EVENTOS, other exhibitors and local craftsmen will be showcased. Authentic foods such as chori-pan and alfajores will be sold by Pampas Fox Catering along with many other activities and participatory games! DC Party & kids games encourage kids to create images inspired by “Soccer World Cup Russia 2018” and Sonrisas y Lagrimita clowns!.
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The event will take place on May 13, 2017 at the Thomas Jefferson Theatre. Doors open at 4pm and it will conclude at 10: 30pm. Part of the proceeds will assist the Mar del Plata School Nr.1 Elementary School “Pascuala Mugaburu”, and will be promoting the organization El Poder de Ser Mujer and solidarism with Peru visit www.ayudaalPeru.com
The Argentine Festival 2017 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.
Thanks to our participant’s partners and friends, Embassy of Argentina, CapitalWirePR, Telemundo, Hola Ciudad, El Tiempo Latino, El Comercio, Washington Hispanic, El Imparcial, El Informador News, Las Americas Newspaper, Latino Opinion Washington Post, Arlington Connections, Baltimore,GWHCC, UNIVISION, El Mundo, Arlington Connections, Washington Post, Gestion Argentina, Giant, Kestahappening, Capital Tangueros, Foundation of Children of Mary, Inc.; Que Creative, Dr. Bauman & Stoleru, MD.,P.C.; Que Creative! Kestahappening, Arlington County Car Free-Diet, Henry Guevara Version Digital Media, Colombia Pasion de Radio-Fairfax, Argentisima Satelital, 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 Corrientes, DCParty Rental, El Poder de Ser Mujer and the founder of Alianza Latina, Silvia Radwan and all participants…
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