Guitars of the World International Festival 2009

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The “XV Festival Internacional Guitarras del Mundo 2009” (15th Guitars of the World International Festival 2009), will take place from October 6th through October 18th, 2009, with free entrance to the public.
For the past 15 years, the Festival "Guitarras del Mundo" has remained the biggest world wide event dedicated to guitars and guitar players, in which over 700 artists have participated and 36 countries from America, Europe, Asia and Africa have been represented.
"Guitarras del Mundo" features regional music from around the world as well as new musical pieces, promoting at the same time meetings among different guitar schools.
In this year's edition local and international guitar players will offer over 100 concerts with free entrance in 84 venues around the country. Some of the prestigious artists that will participate in the festival are: Juanjo Dominguez, Jorge Cardoso, Rudi, Nini Flores, Ricardo Moyano, Juan Falú (Argentina); Janne Lehtinen and Pentti Hilden (Finland); Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo and Stefano Raponi (Italy); Iliana Matos and Eduardo Martin (Cuba); Cem Duruöz and Serkán Yilmaz (Turkey); Ignacio López, José Luis Martinez, Rosalía Royo (Spain); Dale Kavanagh (Canada); Eduardo Fernández (Uruguay); Elias Esper (Argentina-Syria); Nora Buschmann (Germany); Juan Carlos Laguna (Mexico); Dolores Costoyas (Argentina-Switzerland).

In the city of Buenos Aires, the concerts will take place in the following venues:
  • Teatro Nacional Cervantes (Libertad 815). October 7, 8, 9 and 10, 9 PM
  • Espacio Tucumán (Suipacha 140). October 17, 8 PM
  • Biblioteca Nacional (Auditorio Jorge Luis Borges, Agüero 2502). October 18, 5 PM
The closing of the Festival, with the participation of more than 30 Argentine and international guitar players in a variety of styles and musical genres, will take place at Teatro Argentino de La Plata (Calle 51 entre 9 y 10), on October 18, 7.30 PM.

Click here to see the complete program.

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