Mataderos Fair moves for one day to Palermo - Update
On Saturday August 2nd, 2014, the traditional Mataderos Fair, organized by the Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires, moves to Palermo to offer a festival that will feature craft stalls, regional products, parades of carriages and horse riders, and folk music shows.
The event, similar to the Fair held every Sunday in Mataderos, will be held from 11 am to 5 pm on Av Sarmiento and Belisario Roldan, near the Planetarium.
Dance and music shows will be presented on the main stage, with the presence of artists like: Lorena Astudillo, La Chacarerata Santiagueña, Pancho y sus Manos Brujas, Romance de Zamba, Daiana Velazquez, Juanjo Abregu, Los Bombos Zupay, Percusión Buenos Aires.
Carriages and horsemen with typical attires will perform demonstrations of our country men and their horses.
The Fair will feature around 300 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 bad weather.