2019 Independence Day celebrations

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Several special events will be held in the city of Buenos Aires next Monday, and Tuesday for the anniversary of the Independence of Argentina, which is celebrated on July 9th.

Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 - 10 am to 6 pm
FESTIVAL SABORES DE LA PATRIA
A gastronomic festival dedicated to the Argentine gastronomy will be held in Barrancas de Belgrano, offering a great variety of hot dishes, traditional of our country, such as: locro, carbonada, guiso de lentejas, humita al plato, polenta grillada, humita en chala, tamales, pastel de papas, empanadas, & asado, among many other local specialties.
There will also be a market with traditional Argentine products, like yerba mate, dulce de leche, wines, cold cuts, cheese, preserves, spices, honey, alfajores, and much more.
Barrancas de Belgrano (Echeverría & 11 de Septiembre).
Will be suspended in case of rain.

Tuesday 9 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
EMPANADA FESTIVAL
The Argentine Independence will be celebrated at Feria de Mataderos with the Empanada Festival, where more than 20 gastronomic stalls will be offering the best empanadas of the country, as well as other typical dishes. Visitors will have the chance to attend the competition between the different provinces for the best repulgue, the best filling, and the best empanada.
The Mataderos Fair will be open as every Sunday and National Holiday with its more than 500 artisans' stalls, horse ring races, and large stage with musical shows. 
Feria de Mataderos (Av.Lisandro de la Torre & Av. de los Corrales).
In case of rain the event will be held on Sunday, July 14th.

Tuesday 9 - 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
9 DE JULIO CRIOLLO EN LA USINA
Usina del Arte presents a special event with musical shows, a market with typical products and traditional food, dance lessons, cooking classes for kids to learn to prepare alfajores de maicena, and many other activities for the whole family.
Usina del Arte (Caffarena 1 & Pedro de Mendoza, La Boca)

Tuesday 9 - 12:00 pm
MILITARY PARADE
A Military parade with the participation of 3500 officers pertaining to the Armed Forces of Argentina, members of the Security Forces, Marching Bands from the Argentine Army, Federal Police, and Naval Prefecture, and veterans of Malvinas War, will be held along Avenida de Libertador between Salguero and Av. Dorrego.
The public will be able to take their places along Av. del Libertador from 10:00 am when the concentration of the Bands will start.
The Parade will start at 12:00 pm, when the officers will start marching, accompanied by 16 airplanes from the Argentinian Air Force. 

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