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La Sylphide, Ballet, en el Teatro Colón

Ballet in Argentina

Article of the guest columnist, Angel Fumagalli for Ballet in Argentina during the 1940’s By the time when, Antonia Mercé staged her Amor Brujo for the Colón, the repertoire had included works like...

Lago de los Cisnes, Ballet, Teatro Colón

History of Ballet in Argentina

Article of the guest columnist, Angel Fumagalli for Since the Jesuits to the Napoleonic Ballet (XVII-XIX) The History of Ballet in Argentina, is the history of dance representation, essential form of the art...

somos 40 millones de argentinos

Argentina Population: The Argentine present

TThe 20th century, Argentina Population, thus became an allowance of races and cultures producing the interweaving of a complex identity that progressively became a feature of the Argentine people. Tango, soccer, political passions were...

Inmigrantes a la Argentina en el Puerto de Buenos Aires

The arrival of immigrants to Argentina

By the 19th century, Argentina was a vast territory with a low demographic density. The need to attract European immigration was a permanent desire. While Europe was industrialized, Argentina was a farming and cattle...

Argentine Modern State

The nineteenth century left an expected economic growth and political stability, creating the modern Argentine state. Waves of immigration created social classes and formed the identity Argentina. The bloodiest dictatorships marked to fire the country today.

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Spanish Conquest and Population

Those white men were sometimes supreme beings coming from heaven to the natives. Gods, who brought in their baggage, progress but also syphilis and gunpowder. Spanish conquest and population took place from the sixteenth...

Pueblos Indígenas de Argentina

Indigenous Peoples in Argentina

The indigenous people in Argentina were essentially nomadic and generally lived by hunting, fishing and gathering. In the 16th century, the confrontation with the Spanish conqueror curtailed their chances of cultural development. Nevertheless, in...