2013 Immigrants Day Celebration

4:20 PM Sandra Gutrejde 0 Comments

A big festival celebrating the foreign communities that live in Argentina and the 2013 Immigrants´Day will be held on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 of September, 2013, in the neighborhood of Retiro.
The "Immigrants Day" was instituted on September 4, 1949, with the purpose of paying a permanent and public tribute to the immigrants of all times.
More than 45 groups representing the different communities that reside in Argentina will offer their typical dances and culture, in an event for the whole family.
There will be 50 stands offering typical crafts, regional products, books, clothes, ceramics, bijou, musical instruments, and traditional food and drinks. The international menu will include German beer, Oriental shawarmas, Brazilian cachaça Spanish paella, Paraguayan soup, Bulgarian kebapche, Armenian shis ke bab, Croatian sarma, Slovenian goulash with spetzel, German lebkuchen, Venezuelan arepas, Italian lemoncello, Peruvian papa a la huancaína peruana, among many other typical dishes.
During the weekend the newly reopened Immigration Museum will be open to the public. Visitors will have the chance to consult the Immigration data base and get a certificate about the arrival of their ancestors in the port of Buenos Aires.

The event will take place at Direccion Nacional de Migraciones, Av. Antártida Argentina 1355.
Saturday 28: 11 am to 7 pm
Sunday 29: 11 am to 5 pm
Free entrance
In case of rain the event will be postponed for the following weekend.

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