August 07, 2012

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Tango World Cup in Buenos Aires 
This Month in Buenos Aires

There's no better way to explore Buenos Aires than by taking advantage of the multitude of attractions, events, tours, and recreational activities happening throughout the city, every single day. Whether you're here for business or vacation travel, you’ll never be bored with so many things to do in Buenos Aires!

The city of Buenos Aires is famous for its many great eating establishments including everything from street vendors to fine dining.  And when it comes to offering a selection of amazing things to do, Buenos Aires is ranked among the best cities in the world.

Here are some of the great events and things to do in Buenos Aires this August. 

Buenos Aires Fashion Week 

The most important event for the Argentine fashion industry, BAF Week, brings together the most famous brands in the fashion world and independent designers for the launching of their new collections.

Two important manifestations, street art and fashion join together to create the concept of the campaign of the BAFWeek Spring/Summer 2012-13 edition. 

At the Showrooms around 30 designers will showcase their creations in an exclusive space, including accessories, shoes, bags, jewels, underwear, and men’s and women’s clothes.

Dates: August 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2012
Location: La Rural Exhibition Center
Address: Av. Sarmiento 2704
Opening times: from 1 pm to 10 pm

Buenos Aires Tango Dance Festival and World Cup
August 14th to 28th

The Buenos Aires Tango festival is truly a celebration of Argentine culture and traditions. With close to half a million people coming to Argentina from all over the world, the entire city of Buenos Aires gets set to open her arms to every visitor.
This is the most world-renowned tango event. Thousands of dancers and audiences from all around the world come to Buenos Aires to participate and live the various activities that this event offers. Venues across the city host performances by orchestras, singers and dancers, with some famous names.

In this way, more and more activities and events linked to tango enrich the cultural agenda of Buenos Aires and enhance this asset that summarizes the most unique and genuine of our artistic and cultural manifestations, showing the hallmarks of the city’s culture—a combination of tradition, renewal and diversity of a type of music that proudly identifies the city.

Different Venues
M to F - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Fore Information: Tango Dance Festival official website

Meraviglie dalle Marche

This incomparable exhibition displays a valuable collection of paintings from fifteen museums in Le Marche region of central Italy on the Adriatic, whose capital is Ancona, culturally important area for the quality and number of artists who have contributed much to the pictorial art Peninsula and the world.

The sample is a significant tour of the Italian religious iconography ranging from the late Gothic tables - in the late XIV - XV century painters gives Olivuccio Ciccarello, and Paolo Veneziano to neoclassicism Adolfo de Carolis monumental in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

From this space of time - early Quattrocento Renaissance and Baroque Settecento delayed-are a number of painters of the first magnitude: Carlo Crivelli, Raphael, Titian, Lorenzo Lotto and works by other painters equally remarkable as Guercino, Luca Giordano , Maratta images that illustrate the life of Christ, the life of the Virgin and the saints that show the intensity of religious thought of the time and the wonderful craft of these painters who said so.

Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo 
Address: Av.del Libertador 1902.
Extended Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 12 to 18.45 pm
For more information: Decorative Arts Museum

Los Pumas vs. All Blacks
August 25th

The Rugby Championship will be disputed for the first time in 2012.

This tournament will replace the existing Tri Nations tournament, with Argentina joining the three rugby powers of the South Hemisphere (New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa).

The Argentine team, Los Pumas, will dispute three test matches as locals during the tournament, against South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia, in the cities of Mendoza, La Plata and Rosario. The debut of Los Pumas in our country will be on Saturday, August 25th, against South Africa's Springboks, at the stadium Malvinas Argentina, in the province of Mendoza.

There are also tours available that include transfers from/to hotel in the local city, bilingual guide and ticket for the game.

Contact Us to inquire about this Championship.

Liza Minelli

The great American start, winner of 4 Tony Awards, one Oscar, one Grammy, two Golden Globes and an Emmy, Minnelli is back in Buenos Aires to present material from her new album “Confessions”.

Venue: Luna Park Stadium.
Address: Av. Corrientes & Bouchard
More Information:  Ticket Portal official website