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Culturally Speaking- Buenos Aires

Posted on November 19, 2009 | Fascinating CitiesNo Comment


Fragrance of European culture can be easily sensed in the airs of Buenos Aires. The city is renowned as one of the best cultural cities of the world and it possess its cultural wealth in form of ‘tango’. Along with this, presence of Teatro Colon, one of the best opera houses worldwide, also gives us the fair idea about residents’ liking for opera. Cinema, theaters and many cultural centers are also available in the city. As far as spoken language is concerned, Spanish is an tango music of buenos airesofficial language however, number of people also speak English and French languages.

Tango music

The music form has seen a day of light in the surroundings of Buenos Aires only. However, now a days it is getting positive response from all over the world. During its inception, it was called as tango criollo, or simply tangob but presently it has adopted many forms i.e.  Argentine tango, Ballroom tango, Finnish tango, and Uruguayan tango.

Other music forms

Live music in bars is one of the prevalent trends of the city. You can also hear some classical music recitals. Salon Dorado is famous for organizing classical music shows for free.theaters in buenos aires

Theatre

The citizens are also fond of theatre system and it provides you with Argentine as well as international creations. Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires contains five theatres and here takes place many national as well as international plays. Similarly, the Teatro del Pueblo is a place that is famous for staging contemporary Argentine productions.

Literary works

The elegant city has enticed many famous writers and poets about the city and its citizens. Some of those writers are Ernesto Sabato and Jorge Luis Borges.

Dance

tango dance of buenos airesTango is still one of the premier dance forms of the city and it can be enjoyed in various cultural centers and bars countless bars. The best spots to take a look at various types of dances are Teatro Coliseo and Teatro Colón.

Film

Argentina’s film industry is very famous and the citizens are very interested in watching films. This system came into existence in the city in the year 1896 and more than 2000 films are directed and produced in the city. The film producers and directors don’t forget to include tango form in their films.

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