clima-header

Buenos Aires - - Wednesday 12 De May

Home Argentine Traditions The inevitable becoming of the poncho.

The inevitable becoming of the poncho.

In South America, and in Argentina, poncho is a typical garment that accompanies us throughout our history.

Traditions

Our   folklore  is full of different elements that make the country's  traditional  culture , some have to do with dance, music, Costumbres.Clothing, of course, is part of that  folklore , part of what makes us what we are. In South America, and in Argentina,  poncho is a typical garment that accompanies us at every moment in our history.First, the  indigenous peoples , and the  gauchos , then, used the  poncho to shelter themselves from the cold — of coursendash;, but not only. Over time, the  poncho has had different uses.  Gaucho used it as a protection against the cold, rain and weeds of the territory, and as a sleeping blanket. But it was also useful for the fight and in battles, as he used it to wrap his hand in which he did not wear the knife.In Argentina, each province has a particular model of  poncho . Each town was imposing its brand on it, through different reasons and techniques.  Argentinian poncho styles differ in both clothing materials and designs, and many regions are proud to have a typical model.Today we see them, too, in haute couture parades. A chic  version that would make gauchos, aborigines and Creoles twist in the tomb for the inevitable evolution of culture.

Publication Date: 21/05/2018

Share
Rate this item
0/5

Topics

cat1-artículos

I wrote! Reader Notes

Go to section

Comments


There are not comments

Leave feedback


Comments

Argentines around the world
 Comodoro Rivadavia A chubutense that does not go unnoticed in Brazil

Pablo Rodríguez is born and raised in Comodoro Rivadavia and currently presides over the Brazilian S...

Spectacle
Mirtha Legrand Another season without Mirtha Legrand?

The second season of the dinners and lunches now driving his granddaughter Juana Viale keeps a good...

History
Perón Domingo Antonio Raso, the man who took care of Perón

Domingo Antonio Raso's life was anonymous as his responsibility: he had to guard the leader of justi...

Health and Esthetics
Vida de Yoguini Moderna - práctica para relajar la espalda Yoga to relax your back

Today Patrizia brings us a quiet practice, suitable for all levels, to relax the upper back area, wh...

fm-barcelona

Articles


I want to be up to date

Subscribe to our newsletter and I received the latest news