Posts Tagged ‘events in buenos aires’

The Burning of the Dolls – New Years in La Plata

The Burning of the Dolls – New Years in La Plata

For many people, making it all the way to Punta del Este or even Mar del Plata is not possible for New Years. However, if you still want to do something different to kick off the New Year, there is a much closer option – only 45 min away in La Plata. Taking place at […]

Vinos y Bodegas Expo

This is another huge wine event, and a perfect opportunity for you to try over 1000 Argentine wines from both large and boutique Argentine wineries. It is the largest and the most important wine event in Latina America, and provides wineries, wine lovers, buyers and sellers, all a chance to get together and learn about […]

Tango Festival and World Tango Championships in Buenos Aires

If you have even the slightest interest in tango, you should be attending this festival, the largest of its kind worldwide. Even if you don’t, you may want to consider that if you are in Buenos Aires, you are in the heart of the tango culture, and this is the best chance you’ll ever have […]

Ciudad Emergente – Recoleta Cultural Center

Ciudad Emergente is a festival dedicated to showcasing a variety of “emerging” art forms in Argentina .  It basically four days straight of performances, displays and exhibits of up-and-coming artists in rock, pop, fashion, film, street art, hip hop, animation, poetry, y digital art.  Here is what you can expect to see in each: Rock […]

Food and Wine Expo at the Palacion Paz

Food and Wine Expo at the Palacion Paz

If you can only make it to one wine event, this is the one you shouldn´t miss.  Known as the Expo de Cuisine & Vins, it is put on by the magazine of the same name. By attending the event, you get to try hundreds of Argentine wines as well as different cheeses, chocolates, and […]

Buenos Aires Book Fair – Feria de Libros

Buenos Aires Book Fair – Feria de Libros

One of the largest and most important cultural events of the year, the Feria de Libros is an event that anyone should try to get to once.  Taking place at La Rural, and using the entire space, the book fair is comprised of over 1,000 exhibitors, mainly different publishing companies from Argentina and around the […]

Dakar Rally Buenos Aires

The Dakar Rally is an intense off-road race that goes from Argentina to Chile and back to Argentina.  It was inaugurated in 1978, and was originally between Paris and and Dakar.  Unfortunately, due to politics, terrorist threats, and basic security issues, the race was deemed too dangerous to continue with the same route.  The race […]

BAFIM – Buenos Aires International Music Festival

BAFIM – Buenos Aires International Music Festival

The BAFIM is a fairly new event (started in 2006), but has grown incrementally in three years.  Attendance in 2008 was over 100,000, which is nearly triple the 35,000 people that attended in 2006. As a music lover, the main draw to the BAFIM is the selection of “nearly” free live shows.  I say nearly […]

Pepsi Music Festival

Pepsi Music Festival

“More than 100 bands are going….let´s all go.” This is Pepsi´s slogan for the Pepsi Music festival, and there´s no reason why everyone shouldn´t go.  The Festival is the largest of the big multi-day concerts held in Buenos Aires, with 100 hundred bands playing during five different days.  There is a huge variety of both […]

FIBA – International Performing Arts Festival

FIBA – International Performing Arts Festival

Buenos Aires, often considered the cultural capital of Latin America, has a thriving performing arts scene. Back in 1997, a handful of Argentine visionaries had an idea…to show the world the importance and the quality of contemporary performing arts in Buenos Aires. They decided to create a festival dedicated to the display of Argentina´s performing […]