Buenos Aires is a vibrant city, renowned for its marvelous art and culture, welcoming people, great food and wines, and lively nightlife. In this site you will find all the information you need to know about Buenos Aires: current and upcoming cultural and sports events, places to visit, where to stay, the best museums, the most beautiful buildings and monuments. Below on the right you will find all this information listed by "Category".
And for the planning of your visit to Buenos Aires, I can offer my personal assistance organizing your itinerary and finding accommodation, as well as booking different services and activities, such as: City Tours; Day Trips; Tango Lessons; Tango Shows; Polo Lessons; Polo Vacations; Soccer Experience; Art Tours; Exclusive "off the beaten path" shopping tours, Argentine Cooking Classes, and much more!! (click for details).

7th Buenos Aires International Circus Festival

The 7th Buenos Aires International Circus Festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires, will take place between May 7 and May 17, 2015.

The Festival will offer the public unique experiences, outstanding artistic performances, and fun national and international shows and performances by Circus companies from France, Spain, Australia, Canada, Sweden, and Argentina, focusing on contemporary circus.

The Shows presented by the International companies are:
  • Circonferencia sobre el palo chino (La Scabreuse, France)
  • Pals (Cíclicus, Spain)
  • Vigilia (La compagnie du chaos, France)
  • A Simple Space (Gravity & Other Myths, Australia)
  • Acrobates (Stéphane Ricordel y Olivier Meyrou / Le Monfort, France)
  • Cuisine & Confessions (Les 7 doigts de la main, Canada)
  • Underart - Oda a un aterrizaje forzoso (Cirkus Cirkör, Sweden)
And the shows by Argentinian companies are:
  • Circo Barlovento (Barlovento)
  • Circo de Alta Alcurnia (Los hermanos Boloño)
  • Clake (Circo Amarillo)
  • Cinco pal peso (Circo El Conventillo)
  • Fuera! (Proyecto María Peligro)
  • Maravilla. Escenas de un mundo extraño! (La meteorológica del Circo Da Vinci)
  • Puro Bla Bla (Los Bla Bla)
  • Rauch (Rauch)
Tickets:
The shows by Argentine companies are free of charge. Free tickets must be picked up in advance at Centro Cultural San Martin, Sarmiento 1551, 11 am to 8 pm. Maximum of 4 tickets per show per person.
Ticket for International shows have a cost of AR$120, and AR$70 on reduced price days. Advanced tickets can be purchased at the following points of sale:
* Centro Cultural General San Martin: Sarmiento 1554, Centro. 10 am to 8 pm
* Buenos Aires Polo Circo: Av Juan de Garay 2051 & Combate de Los Pozos, Parque Patricios, 11 am to 7 pm
* Complejo Cultutal Teatro 25 de Mayo, Av. Triunvirato 4444 (Villa Urquiza), 10 am to 8 pm.

Venues:
Several big tops will be put up at "Buenos Aires Polo Circo", Av Juan de Garay 2051, in the neighborhood of Parque Patricios, and there will be activities in these other venues: 
Centro Cultural San Martín, Sarmiento 1551
Complejo Cultural Teatro 25 de Mayo, Triunvirato 4444

For more information on each show and day by day schedules, visit the Buenos Aires International Circus Festival website.

Horse Racing: Gran Premio Republica Argentina 2015


The "Gran Premio Republica Argentina" (GI), one of the most important classics of the year, will take place on Labor Day Holiday, Friday, May 1st, 2015, at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo, Av. Libertador & Dorrego.

This outstanding 2000-meter race gathers the best 3 years old and older pure thoroughbred horses of the national and foreign equestrian activity.

The Great Prize "Gran Premio Republica Argentina" will be the center of a spectacular racing day that will start at 1:00 pm. Other five big prizes (GI) are included in the day's schedule: Great International Prize of the Americas; Breeders' Prize - which winner will classify for the Breeders Cup Distaff; Great International Prize of Buenos Aires City; Great Prize Jorge de Atucha; and the Great Prize Montevideo.

This fantastic day for the whole family will feature a food fair with traditional Argentine dishes, folk dance and music, recreational activities for kids, skydivers from the Argentinian Air Forces, and a spectacular closing with a music show by popular Argentine folk group Los Tekis at 9 pm.

Free entrance.

Tango: Buenos Aires City Dance Champhionship 2015

From Wednesday April 29 to Sunday, May 10 of 215, the Buenos Aires City Tango Dance Championship 2015 will be held in different "milongas", theaters, and cultural centers across the city.

The competition is on the look out for new winning couples in the categories Tango de Pista, Milonga, "Milongueros" of the World, and Waltz, who will qualify to participate in the World Tango Dance Championship that will take place in Buenos Aires in August 2015.

The qualifying rounds and the Semi Finals will be held every night at a different Milonga or Cultural Center. Tickets for these events will be on sale at the respective venues.

The Final will be held on Sunday, May 10th, at 6 pm, at the cultural center Usina del Arte (Av. Pedro de Mendoza & Caffarena), in La Boca, with free entrance. Free tickets for this event must be picked up at Casa de la Cultura, Av. de Mayo 575, on Friday May 8, from 12pm to 4pm (2 tickets per person). Make sure to get in line early!

Click here for more information and complete day by day schedule.

41st Buenos Aires International Book Fair

The 41st Buenos Aires International Book Fair will take place from April 23rd to May 11th, 2015 at La Rural exhibition center in Palermo. As every year, it will feature conferences, round-tables, talks with prestigious national and international intellectuals, book presentations, shows, activities for children and teenagers, events for specialists and publishing professionals, and book sales of literature in all languages.

The Fair is the largest of its kind in the Spanish speaking world. It is considered one of the most important cultural and editorial events in Latin America, and a meeting point for authors, editors, book sellers, distributors, teachers, librarians, scientists, and over 1,200,000 readers from around the world.

One of the outstanding features of the Fair is the participation of internationally renowned authors. 
Some of the outstanding intellectuals that have confirmed their presence this year are:  Rosa Montero, Arturo Pérez Reverte and Javier Cercas (Spain) John Banville (Ireland), Dan Wells USA); Michele Petit (France); Héctor Abad Faciolince and Jorge Franco (Colombia); Dacia Maraini (Italy), among others.

The special activities of the Fair this year include: a Book Reading Marathon; the International Poetry Festival; a Story-telling meeting; free courses and workshops; theater, dance, and music shows; meetings with "booktoubers"; kids and youth sectors.

On Friday, April 24th, the fair will join the celebrations of "The Day of the City", with special activities, games, raffles, book signings, and music shows. On that day the Book Fair will remain open until 1 am, with free entrance after 8.00 pm.

The guest city at the Fair this year will be Mexico DF, with the presentation of 50 of its best authors and special activities.

Location: La Rural Exhibition Center, Ave. Santa Fe and Sarmiento, Palermo, Buenos Aires.
Dates: April 23rd through May 11th, 2015

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, Sundays and Thursday May 1st (Holiday): 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Entry fees:
Monday to Thursday: AR$ 35.
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and May 1st Holiday: AR$ 50.
Children under 12, free
Friday April 24, after 8 pm: free.
Monday April 27: Free for holders of Tarjeta Sube
Chequelibro AR$35. With the purchase of each entry ticket visitors will receive a check with a value of AR$25 to use at any of the participating bookstores in the country.

For further information, visit the 41st International Buenos Aires Book Fair official website.

Spanish Gastronomy Week 2015

The Spanish Tourist Office of the Embassy of Spain in Buenos Aires presents the 2nd Spanish Gastronomy Week in Buenos Aires, which will be held from April 20 to April 26, 2015.

The Spanish Gastronomy Week offers quality Spanish menus at reasonable prices for both lunch and/or dinner throughout the week, at the best Spanish restaurants in the city of Buenos Aires and Mendoza. Each restaurant will offer a fixed tasting menu with a fixed price of $ 195 pesos for lunch and $ 195 pesos for dinner, not including drinks, service and tip.

The Regions of Asturias, Galicia and Madrid will participate actively through top-level chefs that will display their skills in some of the participating restaurants.

For a complete list of restaurants and online reservations, visit the Spanish Gastronomy Week Website.

Mataderos Fair moves for one day to Av. de Mayo

On Saturday April 18th, 2015, the traditional Mataderos Fair, organized by the Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires, moves to Avenida de Mayo with a festival where visitors will have the chance to enjoy folk music shows, and purchase craft stalls and regional products.
The event, similar to the Fair held every Sunday in Mataderos, will be held from 11 am to 8 pm on Avenida de Mayo between Bolivar & Chacabuco, in downtown Buenos Aires.
Dance and music shows will be presented on the main stage, with the presence of Tomás Lipán as main artist, and performances by: Candela Maza, Sikipura, Clave Santiagueña, Pancho Escalada, Los Bombos Zupay, Bellet Kapuy, Ballet Compañia de Arte Danzay.
The Fair will feature stalls with traditional crafts from our provinces, like “mates”, cutlery, silverware, textiles, leather and handicrafts of indigenous peoples, local products from around the country, including goat cheese, olives, wine, salami and alfajores, and traditional foods such as empanadas, locro, humita, tamales, meats, tortas fritas and pastelitos.
The Festival and all activities are free of charge, and will be suspended in case of rain.



Gallery Nights April 2015

Gallery Nights is the original circuit for art lovers around more than 60 art galleries, antique shops, museums and cultural centers, organized by the art magazine Arte al Día once a month, between April and December.

The next edition will be held on Thursday, April 16th, 2015, from 7 pm to 10 pm, in the neighborhoods of Retiro, Barrio Norte and Recoleta in Buenos Aires.

As always, there will be live music and free shows, and guests will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of Chandon champagne. Maps will be provided to the public so they can visit their favorite galleries and exhibitions at their own pace.

The traditional circuit of Gallery Nights covers from Plaza San Martín to Av. Callao and from Tucumán to Av. del Libertador. There is also a free transportation service with fixed stops and a constant route to get to all of the spots in the circuit.

This event is totally free of charge.

Maps, participating galleries and more information: Gallery Nights website.

Gastronomic Fair "Masticar 2015"

Masticar, the food fair organized by ACELGA, an association entirely composed by chefs and entrepreneurs in the gastronomic business, will be held on April 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2015 at El Dorrego, in the neighborhood of Colegiales.
This project arose from the common interest of the members of ACELGA, to raise awareness about the importance of good nutrition. It also seeks to promote Argentine cuisine.
The real heart of the Fair will be the Market, where visitors will be able to purchase regional products specially selected by the experts, like, among other things: cheese, meat, eggs, fruits, vegetables, pastries, honey and milk.




Cooking classes will be given by renowned chefs. At the Wine and Beer Tunnels ten premium wineries and beer makers of Argentina will present there best products for tasting.
Visitors will have the opportunity to taste our typical food and the dishes from our most renowned restaurants at promotional prices, at $ 30, 50 or 60 Pesos per dish at the more of 40 food stands and food trucks run by their own chefs, such as:

BEATRIZ & DIEGO CHOMNALEZ
ITALPAST
CRIZIA
MÖOI by Jessica Lekerman
MARU BOTANA
BASA
OVIEDO RESTAURANTE
LA PASTRONERÍA DE CELIGOURMET
LA MAR CEBICHERÍA PERUANA
PURATIERRA
ASTOR
AUSTRIA
PABLO BUZZO
YEITE by Pamela Villar
TOPINAMBOUR
MUNDO CHRISTOPHE
LOS CHATOS DE EAT
COMPANÍA DE CHOCOLATES
FESTA
CUCINA PARADISO - La Porchetteria
SUCRE
TEGUI
GIPPONI – RASTELLINO - 600 kg of shrimp
NUCHA
LA CUISINE DES HERBES DU JARDIN. JEAN PAUL BONDOUX
FLEUR DE SEL RESTAURANT
BOCA DE LOBO
FRANCIS MALLMAN
SAN GENNARO
DON JULIO
1893 PIZZA A LA PARRILLA
KENSHO Cocina Viva
JULIANA LOPEZ MAY y MARTIN BOUQUET
I LATINA
LOS PETERSEN
PARAJE ARÉVALO
NÓMADE
GUIDO TASSI + FERNANDO MAYORAL
LA CABRERA
M BOTEGGA Y ANTICA SALUMERIA
EN EL NOMBRE DEL POSTRE
PARAJE
BARRACO
JULEP
878
El Bar ACELGA by Gran Bar Danzón


Dates: April 16, 17, 18, 19 of 2015
Opening Hours:
Thursday 16: 2 pm to 11 pm
Friday 17 to Sunday 19: 12 pm to 11 pm
Location: "El Dorrego" Zapiola 50. Between Dorrego and Concepción Arenal.
Admittance: $ 60 Pesos. Children under 12 free
Masticar Bills: for purchases inside the Fair visitors will have to acquire the ticket book of Masticar Bills, that will be on sale at the entrance (pack 160 = admittance 60 Pesos + ticket book of 100 Pesos), and at the ticket booths inside the fair (Ticket books of 100 Pesos).

Polo: Nations Cup 2015


The International Polo Series Nations Cup 2015 (Serie Internacional Copa de las Naciones 2015), organized by the Argentine Polo Association, will take place on April 18th, 22nd, and 25th of 2015 at the Campo Argentino de Polo in Palermo (Av. Libertador & Dorrego).

This unique tournament is an important new addition to the national and international polo calendar.

This year the participating teams are the national selections of Argentina, England, and Rest of the World.

Teams:
Argentina: Matías Benoit 6, Alejandro Muzzio 8, Felipe Martínez Ferrario 4, Francisco De Narváez Jr 8. Total: 26.
England: Oliver Cudmore 5, Mark Tomlinson 6, Max Charlton 7, Luke Tomlinson 7. Total: 25.
Rest of the World: Andres Samper 3, Nicolás Pieres 9, Ignatius Michael Du Plessis 8, David Jean Du Plessis 6. Total: 26..

Schedule of matches:

Saturday April 18

3.30 pm: Argentina vs. Rest of the World

Wednesday April 22
3.30 pm: England vs Rest of the World

Saturday April 25
3.30 pm: Argentina vs England

Tickets on sale through www.ticketek.com.ar or at the stadium on the day of the match.
Children under 12: Free

Check online for schedule updates in case of rain.

5th Edition of Buenos Aires Food Week

Buenos Aires Food Week, the new bi-annual event in which 46 of the best restaurants in the city offer lunch and dinner menus at promotional prices, will be held again from April 13th to April 26th of 2015.

The goal of this Food Week is democratizing access to haute-cuisine, offering the general public the opportunity to learn about premium restaurants and taste unique dishes at attractive prices.

Each restaurant will offer a fixed three step menu (starter, main course and dessert) with a fixed price of $ 150 pesos for lunch and $ 250 pesos for dinner, not including drinks, service charge, and tip, + an optional donation in a sealed envelope to the charity organization Fundación Banco de Alimentos.

The restaurants participating in this edition are: Sivela 465 - Mio Hotel; Le Grill; Plaza Grill - Plaza Hotel; Trattoria Olivetti; Contraluz - Alvear Art Hotel; CLUB 31 bar & resto - Buenos Aires Grand Hotel; Aldo's Restoran Vinoteca; Casa Cruz; Mercado Central; La Panaderia de Pablo; Tô; La Brasserie; Bice; Akira Sushi & Nikkei Palermo; Akira Sushi & Nikkei Olivos; Akira Sushi & Nikkei Barrio Norte; The Brick Kitchen - The Brick Hotel; Brasserie Petanque; Blanch; Peugeot Lounge; Captain Cook; El Faro - Hilton Hotel; Olaya; Green Bamboo; Astor Manduque Porteño; La Causa Nikkei; Unik; Sagardi; Ralph’s; Uco - Fierro Hotel; Marieta Restaurant; Dashi Palermo; Dashi Tortuguitas; Dashi Acassuso; De Quien? Restaurante; L'Adesso; Sipan Palermo; Sipan Centro; Paru Palermo; Happening Puerto Madero; Happening Costanera Norte; M Palermo; Alo´s; Rëd Resto & Lounge; Restaurant Topinambour; La Mar Cebicheria Peruana.

Furthermore many of these restaurants will offer a complimentary aperitif with Campari, Aperol, or Cinzano to each person that orders the Buenos Aires Food Week menu.

For a complete list of restaurants, menus and online reservations, visit: www.bafoodweek.com
Some restaurants offer lunch or dinner menu only. Check the conditions of participation of every restaurant before making a reservation.
If places are left available, people may also attend directly the restaurant of their choice.
Payments can be made in cash, debit card, or credit card at the end of the meal.

French street market "Le Marché"


An authentic French Market called "Le Marché" will be installed at the Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo, on Av. del Libertador & Dorrego, on Saturday April 11 and Sunday April 12, 2015, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, with over 20 gastronomic stalls run by some of the most renowned French chefs and restaurants in Argentina, such as: Sébastien Fouillade Catering Francès, Bonjour! Natural Bar, Un, dos, crêpes, L’Epi, Cocu Boulangerie, Laban Pastelería, Cuisine du Sud Catering et La Bourgogne, La Web Gourmet, Fleur de Sel, Beatriz Chomnalez, Olivier Falchi, Les Macarons de Paris, Cabaña Piedras Blancas, Kakawa, Compania de chocolate, La Suerte, Ay fidela!, Darto Republica Argentina, Goodies, Geson, Smeterling, The Crême Brulée Company, Nomade Comida Rica, Escuela Mariano Moreno, La bodega La Rivière Tourbet, Chez Manu, Astor, Mundo Christophe, Toute la Soupe, Cabaña Las Dinas, Julep, Cocu.
Visitors will have the chance to taste and purchase French bakeries and different specialties of the French cuisine, like boeuf bourguignon, blanquette de veau, croque-monsieur, crêpes, soupe à l’oignon, cheese, as well as pastries, tarte aux pommes, financiers, macarons, chocolate, viennoiseries, pithiviers, gateau au chocolat, and much more.
Free entrance.
May be suspended in case of rain.

Malbec World Day 2015

Malbec World Day is celebrated on April 17th every year. On the 2015 edition of Malbec World Day, more than 70 events will take place in 64 cities of 50 countries around the world to pay tribute to Argentina's flagship grape variety. All of them will feature three short films specially produced to get the audience to become better acquainted with the Argentine culture, and particularly with Malbec wine.

Wines of Argentina (WofA), the organization responsible for the image of Argentine wine worldwide, and selected Argentinean Cellars will be opening Malbec World Day celebrations in Buenos Aires on Wednesday April 8th and Thursday April 9th, with an open Fair featuring tasting of products and promoting the culture of the Argentinean wine at Plaza de las Naciones Unidas, Av. Figueroa Alcorta 2263, from 4 pm to 10 pm. For the benefit of the Children´s Hospital Ricardo Gutierrez.

The main event will be held on Friday, April 10th, from 7 pm to 1 am, at El Dorrego (Zapiola 50): "Lights, Camera, Malbec" is a fair targeted to 25- to 35-year-olds, who will have the chance to taste different styles of Malbec wines from various terroirs, indulge in the gastronomic delights offered by the food trucks, learn wine tips by listening to short talks and download free apps for iPhone and Android, including a list of all the wines and the option of clicking “Like” and adding them to their favorites.
Participants will also have the opportunity to attend to live music shows and watch the three short films that won the contest organized by WofA with the purpose of showcasing the Argentine culture and spirit to the world:
  CARRUSEL (Merry-go-round). Directed by Cristian Ludueña
  CORAZÓN VIÑATERO (Wine Grower’s Heart). Directed by Cayetana Vidal
  AMOR EN BARRICA DE ROBLE (Love in an Oak Barrel). Directed by Hugo Emilio Blajean
Admission tickets: AR$200 per person, on sale at www.eventioz.com.ar/mwd

The same Lights, Camera, Malbec format will be used in New York (USA), Lima (Peru), São Paulo (Brazil), Mexico City, Bogotá (Colombia). Moreover, a number of events, including tastings, tango performances and food for journalists, buyers and special guests, will be held in over 64 diplomatic representations of 50 countries around the world, in collaboration with the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship and the provincial governments.
For more information on International Events, visit Malbec World Day official website.

Tartan Day Celebration 2015



In an event organized by the Scottish Argentine Society and the City of Buenos Aires, the Scottish community in Argentina will be honored on Saturday, April 11th, 2015 celebrating the Scottish history and traditions with music, dance, crafts and typical products.

The event will start at 12 pm, with the opening of the Celtic and Nordic Fair on Avenida de Mayo and Bolivar, with stalls offering crafts and traditional food, such as fish and chips, sandwiches, cold cuts, cakes, and Scottish candy.

The traditional parade with typical costumes and music will be presented at 2 pm on Avenida de Mayo. The celebrations will include the installations of the Grand Marshal and the Key Bearer of the symbolic key to the gate of Arbroath's Abbey, continuing with the Bussing and Casting of the Colours of the City of Buenos Aires and a call to the Gathering of the Clans displaying the Crann Tara. The signing of the Declaration of Arbroath will be re-enacted by the group A.R.M.E. The Buenos Aires Scottish Guard will then lead a parade along Av. de Mayo, followed by various Scottish interest groups and friends. At the end of the walk, pipers will entertain the public and music and dances will be presented on the stage. The event will be closed with a Highland Toast made by the authorities of the Scottish Argentine Society and the City Hall, honouring Tartan Day.

Tartan Day is a worldwide celebration in which the Scottish descendants remember their cultural legacy, history and people.

In case of rain the event will be postponed to April 18th

Teatro Colon 2015 Season


The prestigious Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires, one of the most important Opera Houses in the world, has announced its program for the 2015 Season, which features among other great performances the outstanding presence of the ABT principal dancer, the Argetine Paloma Herrera in her farewell from dance, the return of the Abono Estelar, with Daniel Barenboim and Martha Argerich, and a series of popular concerts celebrating the fifth anniversary of the reopening of the Theater.

OPERA

April 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21
WERTHER
Music: Jules Massenet. Librett: Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann, based on The Shorrows of young Werther, by Johann Wolfgang Goethe
New production of Teatro Colón
Musical direction: Ira Levin
Werther: Ramón Vargas
Charlotte: Anna Caterina Antonnacci
Sophie: Jaquelina Livieri
Albert: Cem Beran Sertkaya
Bailli: Alexander Vassiliev

May 8, 9, 10, 12, 14
L’ ELISIR D’ AMORE
Comic Opera in two acts (1832). Music: Gaetano Donizetti. Libretto: Felice Romani, based on Le Philtre by Eugène Scribe, on the original by Silvio Malaperta
New production of Teatro Colón.
Musical direction: Ivan Ciampa
Adina: Adriana Kucerová
Nemorino: Ivan Magri
Belcore: Giorgio Caoduro
Dulcamara: Simón Orfila

June 16, 19, 21, 23
QUARTETT
Epic Opera (2011). Music: Luca Francesconi. Libretto: Luca Francesconi, based on the homonymous piece by Heiner Müller.
Argentinian premiere. Production of Teatro alla Scala de Milán / IRCAM (París)
Musical director: Brad Lubman
Stage director: Alex Ollè (La Fura dels Baus)
Marquise de Merteuil: Allison Cook
Viscount de Valmont: Robin Adams

July 14, 17, 18, 19, 21
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA
Music: Pietro Mascagni. Libretto: Giovani Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, based on La malasangre, by Giovanni Verga.
Musical director: Roberto Paternostro
Turiddu: Enrique Folger
Santuzza: Guadalupe Barrientos
Alfio: Leonardo Estévez
PAGLIACCI
Music: Ruggero Leoncavallo. Libretto: Ruggero Leoncavallo.
Production of Ópera de Lieja
Prologue: Luis Gaeta
Canio: José Cura
Nedda: Mónica Ferracani
Tonio: Fabián Veloz
Silvio: Gustavo Ahualli
Beppe: Sergio Spina

September 20, 23, 26, 29
DON CARLO
Music: Giuseppe Verdi. Libretto: Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on Don Carlos, infante of Spain, by Friedrich Schiller
Production of Teatro Colón
Musical Director: Ira Levin
Stage director: Eugenio Zanetti
Don Carlos: Ramón Vargas
Elisabetta de Valois: Tamar Iveri
Princess Eboli: Violeta Urmana
Rodrigo, marquis de Posa: Fabián Veloz
Felipe II: Alexander Vinogradov
The Great Inquisitor: Alexei Tanovitski

November 3, 6, 8, 10
EL ÁNGEL DE FUEGO (THE FIERY ANGEL)
Music: Serguei Prokofiev. Libretto: Serguei Prokofiev, based on the homonymous novel by Valery Briusov.
New production of Teatro Colón
Musical Director: Ira Levin
Ruprecht: Vladimir Baykov
Renata: Elena Popovskaya
Agrippa von Nettelsheim / Mefistófeles: Roman Sadnik
Inquisitor: Alexei Tanovitski

December 4, 6, 9, 11
PARSIFAL
Music: Richard Wagner. Libretto: Richard Wagner, based on Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach.
New production of Teatro Colón
Musical Director: Roberto Paternostro
Stage Director: Katharina Wagner
Parsifal: Christopher Ventris
Gurnemanz: Stefen Milling
Amfortas: Ryan Mc Kinny
Kundry:Irene Theorin
Klingsor: Kay Stiefermann

BALLET

March 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
NEOCLASSICAL TRILOGY IV
SINFONÍA ENTRELAZADA
Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Symphony No. 29)
DIAMANTE
Choreography: Éric Frédéric
Music: Béla Bartók
RHAPSODY ON A PAGANINI THEME
Choreography: Mauricio Wainrot
Music: Serguei Rachmaninov
Production of Teatro Colon
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

August 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
SYLVIA
Choreography: Frederick Ashton
Music: Léo Delibes
Argentine premierte
New Production of Teatro Colon
Guest dancer: Alicia Amatriain (Stuttgart Ballet)
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

October 11*, 13*, 14, 15*, 16, 17*
ONIEGUIN
Farewell of Paloma Herrera, first dancer of the ABT
Choreography: John Cranko
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
Production of Teatro Colon
Guest dancer: Paloma Herrera (American Ballet Theatre)*
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

December 20, 22, 23, 26 27
ANA KARENINA
Choreography: Boris Eifman
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
New Production of Teatro Colon
Argentine premiere
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

May 24
CELEBRATION GALA
Fifth anniversary of the reopening of Teatro Colón
TECHNICAL FUGUE
Choreography: Éric Frédéric
Music: Alexander Balanescu
TANGO
Choreography: Lidia Segni
Music: Astor Piazzolla
Primavera Porteña / Calambre / Invierno Porteño / Libertango / La Muerte del Angel / Nuestro Tiempo / Zum
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon

May 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
THE SWAN LAKE
Choreography: Peter Wright and Galina Samsova
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
Production of Teatro Colon
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

August 16
INTERNATIONAL GALA
Farewell performance of the first dancer Maricel De Mitri
First part:
Soloists of Ballet Nacional SODRE (Uruguay)
Soloists of Royal Ballet (London)
Soloists of Royal Ballet of Flanders (Belgium)
ADAGIETTO
Maricel De Mitri – Alejandro Parente
Choreography: Oscar Aráiz
Music: Gustav Mahler
Second Part:
SINFONÍA ENTRELAZADA
Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
ONIEGUIN
Final Pas de deux
Maricel De Mitri – Alejandro Parente
Choreography: John Cranko
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

OFBA CONCERTS

The Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke, will offer a series of concerts dedicated to the integral interpretation of the nine symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the reopening of the Theater, and a series of 14 concerts throughout the year.

ABONO ESTELAR - STELLAR CONCERTS

July 24, 25
Daniel Barenboim
WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA
Conductor: DANIEL BARENBOIM
Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Arnold Schönberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1
Pierre Boulez: Sur Incises

July 26
MARTHA ARGERICH – DANIEL BARENBOIM
Duo of pianos

July 29 , 20
WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA
Conductor :DANIEL BARENBOIM
Soloist: MARTHA ARGERICH

August 7, 8
WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA
Conductor :DANIEL BARENBOIM
Richard Wagner: Overture of “Tannhäuser”
Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple concert for violin, cello and piano
Arnold Schönberg: Pélleas et Mélisande

August 1: Centro Islamico, Av Bullrich 55
August 4: Teatro Colon
August 5: Templo Libertad 769
August 6: Metropolitan Cathedral
SOLOISTS OF THE WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY SERIES

March 25
WYNTON MARSALIS, TRUMPET
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

April 24
JAIME TORRES AND HIS GROUP

June 2
EVGUENI KISSIN, piano

August 12
PAULA ALMERARES, soprano
KARIN LECHNER, piano

September 1
DANIEL BINELLI, bandoneon
Eduardo Isaac, guitar
Polly Ferman, piano

September 4
LITO VITALE & guest artists

October 2
DINO SALUZZI, bandoneon

Domingos de Camara - Intérpretes Argentinos (Chamber Sundays): Series of FREE concerts on Sundays at 11 am, by renowned Argentinean chamber groups at the main concert hall of Teatro Colón.
Free tickets must be picked up from the previous Friday and up to 2 hours before every performance. Only 2 tickets per person will be handed, limited to the theater's capacity.

The 2015 Season will come complete with the program by the CETC (Centro de Experimentacion del Teatro Colón), the program Colón Contemporáneo (contemporary works); and ISA (Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón). And the concerts performed at the Theater by private musical organizations like Nuova Harmonia and Mozarteum Argentino.

Season´s Tickets on sale according to this schedule:
Philharmonic orchestra: February 18 to February 27
Opera and Ballet: February 18 to March 6 
ABONO ESTELAR April 1. April 6 to 24: sale of remnant tickets

Tickets for individual dates on sale, subject to availability after the sale of Season´s Tickets.
Theater's box office: Tucuman 1171
Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sundays, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

For more information, visit Teatro Colón official website.
Click here to download the complete 2015 program

Football Soccer in Buenos Aires - Calendar of matches February - December 2015

The fixture of football (soccer) matches in Buenos Aires for the year 2015 has been announced. It comprises the matches in the First Division National Tournament, and the international tournaments "Recopa Sudamericana 2015", and "Copa Libertadores 2015".

The "Superclasico" Boca vs River, defined as one of the most fascinating sports experiences worldwide, will take place on May 3rd at Boca Juniors Stadium.

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FEBRUARY 2015
Friday 6: River Plate vs San Lorenzo - Recopa Sudamericana 2015
Wednesday 11: San Lorenzo vs River Plate - Recopa Sudamericana 2015
Friday 13: Racing vs Rosario Central
Saturday 14: San Lorenzo vs Colon
Sunday 15: Boca Juniors vs Olimpo
Sunday 15: Argentinos Juniors vs Atletico Rafaela
Friday 20: Independiente vs Sarmiento
Saturday 21: Velez vs Cruzero del Norte
Sunday 22: River Plate vs Quilmes
Tuesday 24: Racing vs Guaraní (Paraguay) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Thursday 26: Boca Juniors vs Montevideo Wanderers (Uruguay) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Saturday 28: San Lorenzo vs San Martin

MARCH 2015
Sunday 1: Boca Juniors vs Atletico Rafaela
Thursday 5: River Plate vs Tigres (México) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Friday 6: Huracan vs Gimnasia
Saturday 7: Independiente vs Belgrano
Sunday 8: River Plate vs Union
Tuesday 10: Racing vs Sporting Cristal (Perú) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Wednesday 11: Boca vs Zamora (Venezuela) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Friday 13: Racinv vs Colon
Saturday 14: Boca Juniors vs Defensa y Justicia
Sunday 15: Argentinos Jrs vs Estudiantes
Thursday 19: River Plate vs Juan Aurich (Perú) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Friday 20: Lanus vs Gimnasia
Saturday 21: Velez vs Belgrano
Sunday 22: River Plate vs Godoy Cruz
Thursday 26: River Plate vs Sevilla (Spain) - Final Copa Euro-Americana 2015
Saturday 28: Banfield vs Huracan
Sunday 29: Boca Juniors vs Estudiantes
Sunday 29: Racing vs San Martin
Monday 30: Argentinos Jrs vs Nueva Chicago

APRIL 2015
Wednesday 1: San Lorenzo vs Sao Paulo (Brazil) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Saturday 4: Independiente vs Gimnasia
Sunday 5: Huracan vs Boca Juniors
Sunday 5: River Plate vs San Lorenzo
Wednesday 8: Huracan vs Universitario (Bolivia) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Thursday 9: Estudiantes vs At. Nacional (Colombia) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Saturday 11: San Lorenzo vs Independiente
Sunday 12: Argentinos Juniors vs River Plate
Sunday 12: Boca Juniors vs Nueva Chicago
Tuesday 14: Racing vs Táchira (Venezuela) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Wednesday 15: River Plate vs San Jose (Bolivia) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Thursday 16: Boca Juniors vs Palestino (Chile) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Friday 17: Velez vs Gimnasia
Saturday 18: Independiente vs Argentinos Jrs
Sunday 19: Lanus vs Boca Juniors
Sunday 19: River Plate vs Banfield
Wednesday 22: San Lorenzo vs Danubio (Uruguay) - Copa Libertadores 2015

MAY 2015
Saturday 2: San Lorenzo vs Velez
Sunday 3: Boca Juniors vs River Plate
Sunday 3: Banfield vs Independiente
Tuesday 5: Estudiantes vs Ind. Santa Fe (Colombia) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Thursday 7: River Plate vs Boca Juniors - Copa Libertadores 2015
Saturday 9: Velez vs Argentinos Jrs
Sunday 10: Independiente vs Boca Juniors
Sunday 10: River Plate vs Racing
Thursday 14: Racing vs Wanderers (Uruguay) - Copa Libertadores 2015
Saturday 16: San Lorenzo vs Sarmiento
Sunday 17: Boca Juniors vs Aldosivi
Saturday 23: Independiente vs Tigre
Sunday 24: River Plate vs Rosario Central
Sunday 24: Velez vs Boca Juniors
Saturday 30: San Lorenzo vs Belgrano
Sunday 31: Racing vs Velez
Sunday 31: Boca Juniors vs Newell´s

JUNE 2015
Saturday 6: Independiente vs Olimpo
Sunday 7: River Plate vs Temperley

JULY 2015
Saturday 11: San Lorenzo vs Arsenal
Sunday 12: Racing vs Sarmiento
Sunday 12: Boca Juniors vs Quilmes
Saturday 18: Independiente vs Atletico Rafaela
Sunday 19: River Plate vs Colon
Saturday 25: San Lorenzo vs Gimnasia
Sunday 26: Racing vs Belgrano
Sunday 26: Boca Juniors vs Union

AUGUST 2015
Saturday 1: San Lorenzo vs Crucero del Norte
Sunday 2: River Plate vs San Martin
Saturday 15: Argentinos Juniors vs San Lorenzo
Sunday 16: Racing vs Arsenal
Sunday 16: Boca Juniors vs Godoy Cruz
Saturday 22: San Lorenzo vs Banfield
Sunday 23: River Plate vs Huracan
Saturday 29: Huracan vs Independiente
Sunday 30: Racing vs Gimnasia
Sunday 30: Boca Juniors vs San Lorenzo

SEPTEMBER 2015
Sunday 13: Huracan vs San Lorenzo
Saturday 19: San Lorenzo vs Racing
Sunday 20: Argentinos Juniors vs Boca Juniors
Sunday 20: River Plate vs Lanus
Saturday 26: Huracan vs Velez
Sunday 27: Racing vs Argentinos Juniors
Sunday 27: Boca Juniors vs Banfield

OCTOBER 2015
Saturday 3: San Lorenzo vs Rosario Central
Sunday 4: Independiente vs River Plate
Sunday 4: Boca Juniors vs Cerro del Norte
Saturday 17: Lanus vs Velez
Sunday 18: Racing vs Boca Juniors
Sunday 18: River Plate vs Aldosivi
Saturday 31: San Lorenzo vs Temperley

NOVEMBER 2015
Sunday 1: Velez vs River Plate
Sunday 1: Boca Juniors vs Tigre
Saturday 7: Inpdendiente vs Velez
Sunday 8: River Plate vs Newell´s

Schedule subject to change of dates and addition of new matches, please check regularly on this post online for updates.

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