Mataderos Fair moves for one day to Palermo

1:34 PM Sandra Gutrejde 0 Comments

On Saturday July 13th, 2013, 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 a folk music show that will feature the famous Argentine singer Jairo as central figure.
The event, similar to the Fair held every Sunday in Mataderos, will be held from 11 am to 6:30 pm on Av Sarmiento between Av Santa Fe and Colombia, near the Zoo and La Rural exhibition center.
Dance and music shows will be presented on the main stage, with the presence of artists like: Alicia Pometti, Hernan Lula and Itatí Lirio; Blas Martínez Riera Group, Los Moya, La Triada Group; folk dances by Grupo Folklorico Sol Argentino, and the dance group Peña La Cordillerana. The closing will be in charge Jairo, one of the great voices in our country.
The representative Houses of Provinces will join in this celebration providing tourist information on the recommended places to visit this winter holidays, and offering typical products.
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.

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