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The Serenade to the Hero Gaucho de Salta will be held

The Serenade to the Hero Gaucho is a tribute to Martin Miguel de Güemes that combines tradition, tourism and shows.

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The Serenade to the Hero Gaucho will develop its twentieth edition next Sunday in the town of Vaqueros in Salta. It is a tribute to Martín Miguel de Güemes that combines tradition, tourism and shows.

The activity will take place in the framework of tributes to the Fócer of Salta, on the 198th anniversary of his death. It will be in the Sports Club of that commune located 10 kilometers from the provincial capital.

The mayor of Vaqueros, Daniel Moreno, said that they are “very happy to celebrate 20 years of this festival. We do it to honor our gaucho hero and to show Sautéños and tourists our culture and tradition.”

It is one of the main events of the Güemesian calendar organized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sports. It will spread throughout this month.

The Secretary of Tourism of Salta, Estanislao Villanueva, congratulated Vaqueros “for the joint work that they have been doing between the public and private sectors, to make this festival one of the most important in northern Argentina”.

During the presentation it was anticipated that the festival will feature a prominent billboard. With artists such as the Palavecino Chaqueño, Dalmiro Cuellar, Ternura, Daniel Agostini, Franco Barrionuevo, Tunay, Proyección Chicoana and Los Ñaños, among others, who will be on stage from 21.

Güemes was the country's first elected governor and his tenure in Salta lasted six years. It became a fundamental part of the Argentine War of Independence, for stopping numerous Spanish invasions on the northern border.

The procer died on 17 June 1821. It was after dying for ten days after receiving a gunshot wound from realistic troops.

Source: Télam

Publication Date: 14/06/2019

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