Online cultural activities from Argentina


Teatro Colón

One of the things that have always characterized the city of Buenos Aires, which draws millions of people from all around the world, is its endless offer of cultural activities.

Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic is keeping us all at home and international travelers can't have the chance to visit our beautiful country for now, but we can still enjoy the Argentine culture from home. I have complied a few of the available options below:

1. TEATRO COLON
Every Sunday at 8:00 PM (Buenos Aires time) the prestigious Teatro Colón broadcasts some of its past fantastic productions for free to the world through its website and social media:

2. COMPARTIR CULTURA (Sharing Culture)
This platform, created by the National Ministry of Culture, presents the full audio and visual content produced by this Ministry, offering in one single site the best of the cultural and artistic expressions in our country: movies, theater, music, visual arts, literature, all in one easy access platform:
https://compartir.cultura.gob.ar/

3. CULTURA EN CASA (Culture at home)
This initiative of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires presents all the digital contents from the Ministry of Culture of the city, from theater plays, to workshops, virtual tours, music shows, concerts, audiobooks, movies, series and tutorials. All the contents are updated every day:
https://www.buenosaires.gob.ar/culturaencasa

4. NATIONAL FINE ARTS MUSEUM ONLINE 
Explore the digital collection of the The Fine Arts Museum, with more than 2500 works, with high definition images, audios, and suggested tours.
Through its YouTube channel, the Museum presents a series of interviews to great artists that have had a great impact in the visual history of our country:  Julio Le Parc, Juan Carlos Distéfano, Norberto Gómez, Sara Facio, Marie Orensanz, César Paternosto, Eduardo Stupía, Delia Cancela, Manuela Rasjido and Roberto Jacoby.
https://www.bellasartes.gob.ar/en/
https://www.youtube.com/user/MNBAdigital

6. MALBA Virtual
While we stay at home, Malba Museum offers a series of online proposals to bring the Museum to your own home, including virtual guided visits, movies, talks, classes, interviews:

7. FUNDACION PROA
Proa Foundation offers a wide variety of virtual tours, activities, conferences, and multimedia content available online:
You can tour numerous exhibitions through a very comprehensive section of Audio guides
At their YouTube channel you can see their historical exhibitions, accompanied by the orientation of their art guides:

8. VISIT ARGENTINA channel
Discover some astonishing videos featuring some of the wonderful landscapes Argentina has to offer:
https://www.youtube.com/user/visitarg/featured

French Market in Recoleta - March 2020


NOTICE: AS PART OF THE PREVENTIVE MEASURES FOR THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED.


The first edition of the year of the authentic French Market "Le Marché" will be installed in Plaza Francia, on Av. Del Libertador between Dr. Luis Agote & Av. Pueyrredón on Saturday, March 14th and Sunday, March 15th, 2020, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Over 25 gastronomic stalls run by some of the most renowned French chefs and restaurants in Argentina will be offering their special dishes characteristic of the French cuisine, such as boeuf bourguignon, carbonade flamande, crêpes, raclette, quiches, onion soup. Visitors will have the chance to taste and purchase French bakeries and different specialties, like macarons, croissants, éclairs, croque-monsieur, pains au chocolat, crème brûlée, tarte Tatin, Paris-Brest, and much more!


There will be a sector dedicated to French produce, like artisan cheese, cold cuts, bread, mustard, jams, among many other delicacies.



Live French music shows, talks, tastings and activities for kids will be presented during the weekend.

Free entrance
May be suspended in case of rain

Gourmet Festival and Horse Racing - March 2020



A new edition of the Gourmet Festival “Apetito” will take place on Saturday, March 7th from 12:00 noon to 1:00 AM; and Sunday, March 8th, from 12.00 noon to 11.00 PM, at Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo (Av. del Libertador & Dorrego).

The best cooks and beer brewers will get together with more than 30 food trucks offering hamburgers, crepes, pulled, pork, bagels, Mexican food, empanadas, fish, vegetarian food, pizzas, smoothies, hot dogs, ice cream, coffee, and more!

In Case of rain the The Gourmet Festival will take place on Friday March 13th, from 6:00 PM to 1:00 am, and Saturday March 14th, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 AM .


At the same time, on Saturday 7th, from 12 noon, Palermo Race Track presents "A Day at the Races", a special journey presenting the the Group 2 Classics Arturo R. & Arturo Bullrich for 3+ year old mares; and Otoño, for all 3+ horses, both on 2000 meters, as well as the Classics Saturnino J. Unzué (G2) & Santiago Luro (G2), (1200 meters), among other races, in a special journey that will also feature and Art exhibition; a Designer´s Fair; entertainment for kids; and a fashion show dedicated to sustainable design and Inclusion, at Tribuna Oficial at 5:00 PM.

During the afternoon, visitors will also have the chance to learn about the history and architecture of this emblematic site in the city of Buenos Aires, on a guided tour led by specialized guides, that will be available at 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM (previous registration at the Stand located at the entrance on Av. Dorrrego required).


All the events are with free entrance to the public.
Hipodromo de Palermo, Av. del Libertador & Dorrego.