Argentina National Day Celebration

Arlington, VA. The twenty-fifth Argentina National Day Celebration, highlighting the cultural and social diversity of the Argentinean people, will be held at Thomas Jefferson Theater in Arlington, 125 South Old Glebe Road, on Saturday, May 19th, 6:0pm/10:30pm. Open doors at 4pm with food and exhibitors.

This year’s celebration will be held rain or shine, on May 19-20th tango workshops in Arlington at the Thomas Jefferson Theater, 125 South Old Glebe Road, promises to be our best ever! Fifth vocal acts will highlight the festivities – legendary singer Miguel Duré (Camino Milongas), US debuts of TAIS and SON ELLAS and the world-renowned “Pampa Cortes dance star in Trio w/Gigi Jensen and Lizette Perelle in Tango. Victorio Menghi, tango fusion world tour, Cristian Perez, ensemble repertoire of great Astor Piazolla. They will be joined by acclaimed local performers including the gaucho-influenced group Cantoral 3, and tango dancers Carlos & Victoria Tango Show, Camilla Ng and Milonga with Sylvia Rodriguez. The acclaimed Daniel Bouchet singing in English “La Cumparcita” international show and Patricio Lizarraga and his Latin Dancer!

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This year, the Argentine Committee has unveiled a new website, www.festivalargentinousa.com. Visitors to the website can purchase discounted $20 tickets for the May 19th Celebration; the ticket price at the door on the day of the event will be $30 ($20 for Senior Citizens and students with proper University ID). All tickets include automatic entry into a raffle to win two round-trip tickets Miami to Buenos Aires via Argentine Airlines, and lots of additional major prizes. For more information on the Celebration, we encourage you to go to our newly released web site to buy tickets online at a discounted price. For more information, please email to the Committee at [email protected] or visit Tickeri.com 202.681-9491.

National Day Celebrations are sponsored by the Arlington County Cultural Affairs Division. The program is supported in part by the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission of the Arts wwww.ArlingtonArts.org. Argentina National Day Committee and auspices the Embassy of Argentina, sponsors, volunteers, artists, exhibitors, media. The festival is partially supported by funding from the Virginia Commission of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Thomas Jefferson Theater is wheelchair accessible. Committee phone contact 703.212.5850 after 6:30pm.

 

About Ramón Jiménez

Ramón Jiménez, actual Managing Editor de MetroLatinoUSA. Periodista que cubre eventos de las comunidades latinas en Washington D.C., Maryland y Virginia. Graduado de la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad del Distrito de Columbia. Galardonado en numerosas ocasiones por parte de la Asociación Nacional de Publicaciones Hispanas (NAHP) y otras organizaciones comunitarias y deportivas de la región metropolitana de esta capital. También premiado en dos ocasiones como Mejor Periodista del Año por la cobertura de la comunidad salvadoreña; premios otorgados por la Oficina de Asuntos Latinos del Alcalde de Washington (OLA) y otras organizaciones. Ha sido miembro del jurado calificador en diferentes concursos literarios, de belleza y talento en la región metropolitana. Ha visitado zonas de desastre en Nicaragua, Honduras y El Salvador e invitado a esos países por organizaciones que asisten a personas de escasos recursos económicos. Antes trabajó en otros medios de prensa de Virginia y Washington, D.C., incluyendo reportajes para una agencia noticiosa mundial.

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