FESTIVAL ARGENTINO 2021 – Music, Dance Performances and Food!

 Culture   Mon, September 13, 2021 10:16 PM

 Arlington, VA – September 18, 2021The 34th ANNUAL ARGENTINE FESTIVAL celebrates an Argentine Day in the Hispanic Heritage Month with a day-long of Argentine culture, Latin American exhibitors, featuring celebrated musicians from the U.S. and abroad. MC Gedalia Vera. This year’s headliner Daniel Bouchet, Diego Duarte, Gaston Cordero who has performed in Argentina and Europe’s major music festivals. The 30 artists to perform include the top pianist, vocalists and World Music.

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Ambassador Jorge Argüello will be ready to reach out and authorities have photos with everyone at the 34th Argentine Festival from 7pm to 8pm. This Festival Argentino Is A Barbecue Lover’s Dream Come True. The lomito imported by Angus Beef LLC Argentine Meats to the U.S. from Argentina will in the DC Metropolitan area at the Festival Argentino. The uniqueness of Argentinian beef is a testament to its’ rich and tender flavor. Arlington County protocol requires that all persons wear a mask inside the theater and building, as well as the performers during the performance. Its use in the “CourtYard” is optional. The event is for the benefit of the Primary School No. 1 Pascuala Mugaburu of Mar del Plata, Argentina, for maintenance and / or scholarship of its students.

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Along with musical performances, the festival will include vendors and artisans of traditional crafts, ranging from jewelers to weavers. Activities before the music include Kids Draw ideas and thoughts about “Brazil Copa America”, family soccer outdoor from 2-5pm, and from 4-6pm the Sonrisas y Lagrimita children’s show. There is free parking and a raffle included in the admission ticket. Win a Round Trip flight from Washington, D.C. to Buenos Aires, courtesy of Copa Airlines.

And then there’s the food! September happens to be Hispanic Heritage Month, and at the festival you can purchase authentic Argentinean barbecue, or asado – beef, chicken, chorizo and morcilla – grilled on an authentic parrilla by the restaurant Pampa's Fox. Or try iconic snacks like empanadas and choripan. Luckily, the day of the festival – Sep 18 – is the excuse you need to feast on Argentine delicacies! Join us SATURDAY SEP 18, 2021, at 4:00pm at Thomas Jefferson Auditorium, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia. Tickets available online for $20 (no refunds).  Lomito Argentino served with lettuce and tomato salad $8.


MC & Guess will host the event. Highlights include the U.S. Tour of Argentina’s 21 Century Along with headliner Diego Iriarte “Romantico del Folclore”, this year's performers include:


·         GASTON CORDERO  Troubadour reached “Dreaming about Singing” recognized in Argentina & Bolivia.

·         DIEGO IRIARTE First Voice of the Suquia which is a Romantic Folklore of Argentina!

·         DANIEL BOUCHET: an "all-around showman with joyous multilingual hits like La Cumparcita.

·         PEDRO ATENCIO featuring folklore songs and Bombo Leguero



Gabriel Gaumond and Catrinel Iftode “Dedicated to building community through a shared passion for tango and commitment to growth.” Argentine Tango Performance Jessica Zappia – Marcelo Gutiérrez


·         SALVATORE González Pop Singer celebrating 50 years trajectory as International Showman and World Music! Native of La Paz Bolivia. A long trajectory of + 50 years It begins with LOS DONKEYS Bolivian rock group and conforms The International SWINGBALY ORCHESTRA. He is recognized as the first Bolivian finalist of the OTI Festival. He sings in English,


Spanish, Portuguese and Italian; he plays the piano, the guitar and various instruments. International Showman of Latin and World Music.


LE MANCH ROCK ARGENTINO is a Latin Rock band from the United States, with members of different nationalities, the band was founded in Washington DC at the end of 2011 and more artists to be confirmed!. 


The 2021 Argentina Festival is an opportunity for the public to experience traditional Argentine culture. By highlighting Tango and other well-known rhythms such as Milonga, and presenting artisans and vendors of food and crafts, the Festival seeks to broaden public understanding and enjoyment of Argentinean culture. Vendors in Exhibitor Fest will offer jewelry, soccer shirts, and plastic arts, perfect gifts after the end of the summer!   There is free parking and a raffle included in the admission ticket. Win a Round Trip flight from Washington, D.C. to Buenos Aires, courtesy of Copa Airlines.

Doors open at 4pm on SEP 18, 2021, at the Thomas Jefferson Theatre Auditorium.  Festivities will conclude at 10:30pm. We will be promoting ADORE CHILDREN FAMILY SERVICES and solidarism with Alianza Latina.  The Argentine Festival 2021 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, Alfredo Forti de Amsterdam & Partners; Grant by Eduardo Zavala and Michelle Harris, Sulman Ibańez-UDEA, Giant, Angus Beef LLC., Senator Clara Vega of Province of La Rioja, Sergio Polite, Journalist and Media Advisor; Director of the Argentine American Dialogue, Eduardo Diez; President and Founder Sudamerica Business Group, Daniel Esteban Novoa; Lionel Paredes and Giovani Delfino CEO.

Daniel Manzoni, acelia123@yahoo.com
Thanks to our participants, partners, and friends, Embassy of Argentina, Giant, Arlington Cultural Affairs, Department of Parks and Recreation, Thomas Jefferson School, Stay Arlington, Espiritu Parrillero, Virginia is for Lovers, CapitalWirePR, Washington Hispanic, El Imparcial, Latino Opinion Baltimore, Somos Baltimore Latino y Mundo Latino Newspaper of Baltimore, El Tiempo Latino, METRO DIVERSITY, Arlington Connections, El Informador News, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber GWHCC, Escuela Argentina, Pasion Argentina, Gestion Argentina, Kestahappening, Capital Tangueros, El Pregonero, Que Creative! Arlington County Car Free-Diet, Martin Armoza TV Spot 2021, MC Gedalia Vera, Inside Look TV Magazine, Konceptual Video Productions, Graphic and Web, Radio Miami Internacional Agustin Rangugni, TV Radio Miami (TVRadioMiami.com), Colombia Pasion de Radio-Fairfax, La Jefa Radio, Embracing Arlington Arts, Randy Pyles, Data Eventos, Inside Look TV Magazine, Fiestas Magazine, Frank Mareno; CNN, Washington Post , EntrevistasDC.com, Francisco Vega, Executive Producer; Salvatores Productions, Soccer Spot, Iris Producciones, Francisco Cuestas and web content administration! More thanks to all volunteers, artists, advertisers, media supporters, exhibitors, and friends. Special thanks to Arlington County, and the founder of Alianza Latina, Silvia Radwan, and all volunteers’ participants. Visit Tickeri.com For more information on all our artists and other details, visit our website Festivalargentino.org 703.212.5850