Holidays and Festivals in Argentina

Travelling to Argentina on vacation? You may want to tie in your trip with a Argentina holiday or festival to get some insight into the Argentina culture.

National Folklore Festival, Cosquin, Argentina

This festival is one of the longest running festivals and has been taking place on an annual basis since 1961. The festival is witness to some of the most popular musicians and dancers within Argentina. It typically takes place in January.

Tango Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina

This is an exciting festival in Argentina, in which festival attendees can witness the tango dance in its original Argentina birthplace.

The festival is held in Buenos Aires and was initially run in 1999.

The festival is not limited to tango performances of celebrated dancers within Argentina, but instead is all encompassing and well known dancers from across the globe perform. Festival attendees are also given the opportunity to take part in classes – with master classes which cater for more advanced dancers.

Spring holidays and festivals in Argentina

Encuentro y Fiesta Nacional de Colectividades

The Encuentro y Fiesta Nacional de Colectividades (Communities Meeting and National Celebration) is a prominent festival which is primarily celebrated in Rosario, (a province of Santa Fe, Argentina). It has been celebrated since 1985.

This festival provides immigrant communities and festival attendees the opportunity to celebrate the diverse cultures represented within Argentina. You will find stalls, kiosks, tents and performances all dedicated to this objective.

Autumn holidays and festivals in Argentina

Encuentro Internacional de Escultura en Madera-Piedra-Cerro de Rosario

The Encuentro Internacional de Escultura en Madera-Piedra-Cerro de Rosario (“International Meeting of Wood-Stone-Iron Sculpture in Rosario”) is a prominent festival which takes place in Rosario, (a province of Santa Fe, Argentina) during September to October. It has been celebrated since 1993.

This Argentina festival is centred on the artistic abilities of sculpters, who are given the option of sculpting either stone, wood or iron over the course of a week. Sculptures are then selected for display across the city.

Festival Latinoamericano de Video Rosario

The Festival Latinoamericano de Video Rosario (“Rosario Latin American Video Festival”) is another key festival celebrated in Rosario, (a provine of Santa Fe, Argentina) typically in September. It has been celebrated since 1994.

The festival celebrates video film making through the presentation of films, workshops, conferences and talks. It is attended by video filmmakers, the general public (who may travel from across Argentina) and students and teachers of video film making.

Fiesta del immigrante

The Immigrants’ festival takes place in the city of Oberà, Misiones, Argentina during the first two weeks in September. This festival is yet another celebration within Argentina of the diverse cultures and immigrant representation acros the country. The festival typically showcases the culture and traditions of 14 different communitites through dance, food, clothing and related activities.

Semana Musical Llao Llao

The Semana Musical Llao Llao, Argentina festival is a celebration of clasical music. It breaks away from the Argentina musical traditions and is held on an annual basis in Ocrober at the Llao Llao Hotel and Resort, near Bariloche, Argentina.

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