Subways: Travelling with art
It is a hundred years old, the first one that opened in South America and the 13th in the world. It has recently been remodeled. It has new cars that have replaced the old Le Brugeoise ones, works of art and artistic installations in the stations, and better traveling conditions for thousands of passengers that use this means of transport every day.
UNESCO L'OREAL AWARDS: Cecilia Bouzat, woman in Science
On March 19, 2014, the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO presented the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award. With a grant of $100,000 dollars, it is one of the most important awards in the world. Five outstanding women researchers were honored due to their contributions to science. Each laureate has an outstanding career, which is the result of her exceptional talent that is strengthened by remarkable compromise and boldness.
Argentine Folk Musical Instruments: The Pre-Hispanic Legacy
Erke, charango, bombo and quena are some of the typical musical instruments in Argentina. As it is also de case of other countries around the world, ours has a rich history around these musical instruments. Some of them are also present in other South American countries, especially those in the Andean plateau. Santiago del Estero is, for example, considered the capital of the bombo.
GRAFFITI: City Writers
At present, Buenos Aires is example of graffiti culture around the world. In fact, it is the venue of the Festival Internacional de Arte en Espacio Público (International Festival of Art in Public Places), an event that gathers a hundred outstanding graffiti artists in the world. Several companies, such as Gillette, McDonald’s, Ford, the Dot Shopping Mall and Coca-Cola, among others, have recently hired graffiti artists to create images that promote their products or to paint their buildings.
Buenos Aires's social activities: For all kind of preferences
Music, books, visual arts, drama, architecture, dance, circus and open air. Every month, the city of Buenos offers an endless number of cultural activities that foster imagination and creativity, and enrich our intellect and body.