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In the middle of the pandemic we look for him around to continue to meet, despite the distance. Because, as good Argentines, we don't give up and keep our customs. In this case, the 37th National Tango Festival La Falda 2020 is celebrated the same. Of course: in a very special way. Every year, during the month of July, the city of La Falda is musicallised in pure tango. This festival is one of the most important in the world , as prestigious dancers participate. The meeting consists of a dance contest to the rhythm of the genre that represents us. The surprising thing about this edition is that it will accompany us throughout the month, in online format.
From our homes we can enjoy the best tango classics with performances by amazing artists. The event will be broadcast through digital platforms, as on other occasions. Since in this context, the latest trend is to generate online days. In the province of Córdoba we adapt all our festive dates to a modern way and according to current needs. Respecting mandatory isolation and avoiding contact, we generate moments of encounter and enjoyment. Besides, staying at home doesn't mean we don't have a good time.
During the whole month of July , exclusive materials will be transmitted: classes, seminars and competitions , as was the case in face-to-face editions. In addition, there are attractions such as Expotango, tributes to different popular references and interviews with outstanding figures from the world of tango. But that's not all: the milonga is not far behind. There will be dance circles for 2x4 enthusiasts. That's no one left outside. This festival was always designed for the whole family and especially for the argentos more tangueros . Presentations of great personalities of this musical genre are cherry dessert . Local, national and international references are present in this festive program of La Falda. Gala nights will be on July 24 and 25.
This 37th edition of the National Tango Festival La Falda seeks to make our popular and national culture visible. In addition to connecting with the transculturality that inhabits us and constitutes us as Argentines . Tango is a musical genre, a dance that emerged in the Rio de La Plata area and, from there, did not stop becoming popular. Until it becomes an undeniable brand of identity . This rhythm that fills our heart has rioplatense, Hispanic, African, Italian and more roots, because, according to several scholars, it is a cultural hybrid. This genus arises from a mixture between the Gauchesca culture and the enormous ethnic diversity of immigrant waves coming mainly from Europe, but also from Africa . An orchestra suitable to play a tango must be made up of various instruments and has variations. However, the bandoneon is almost always taken as a central instrument. In addition, violins, piano and double bass can also be presented. And, of course, each performer puts his special touch on it, since there are varieties of the genre. The lyrics that accompany these melodies are related to the problems of the heart . And in general they are stained with the colors of nostalgia and passion.
The musical meetings with tango are special, they have a special rite that builds our Argentinian, Latin American and Caribbean identity. It was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco at the request of the cities of Buenos Aires and Montevideo. To learn all about Argentine and tanguera culture, you have to be part of this event. Enter the fan page National Tango Festival La Falda and live this experience from anywhere in the country.
Publication Date: 24/07/2020
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