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Of little, dances and songs

From 15 to 17 November, the Neuquine city of Chos Malal will host the National Festival of Chivito, Dance and
Fiesta del Chivito la danza y la canción
12 November, 2019

The National Festival of Chivito, Dance and Song is a traditional festival that brings together the people of Chos Malal and neighboring neighbors every year. It emerged in 1988, as a celebration that paid homage to local citizens, and vindicated their customs.

Only in 2004 he won the “national” category and this 2019 will be held its14th edition. It will take place in the Trade Fair of the Agrozootecnica Station of the city, where three days of pure music, autochthonous gastronomy and Neuquine traditions will be lived.

A program for every taste

The main attraction of this festival is the specialty of the region, its famous little boy al grill. A mystique is given during each of the days, where it is possible to see the cooks in country suits preparing hundreds of chivitos to taste .

The gastronomic offer is accompanied by other typical dishes Patagonia, such as lamb patties, homemade breads, Neuquino cabure and various Chasmalense delicacies.

For this edition, 40 stands were built with materials from the region. There producers from all over the area will exhibit sausages, homemade sweets, limes, typical fruits of Valle Fertil, among others. Also craftsmen will sell products made by neutral hands.

Music will be another central element in this popular festival. There will be room for Neuquén artists and also for great figures. It is confirmed Free Checkers for Friday 15, although due to the singer’s health, they are looking for alternatives. Las Pelotas could become the replacement if the cumbia band could not participate. The Tekis andLos Fulanos will be presented on Saturday 16, while, on Sunday 17,El Indio Lucio Rojas andLos Pachecos will be presented.

These proposals are accompanied by others. Visitors will be able to enjoy the typical gaucho parade, also the riders, skills Creoles and dressage. In short, this Chivito Festival will have a program tempting for those who want to take a little trip to that Neuquén city to enjoy it.

How to get there

The city of Chos Malal is Chos Malal located on National Route No. 40, 100 km from the border with the Province of Mendoza, 385 km from the city of Neuquén and 55 km from the recently paved Provincial Route 43, Andacollo. It can be reached by car, plane or collective (to the city of Neuquén) and must then combine with another means of land transport to reach the city.

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