Arlington, VA – May, 2013 – Brimming with authentic foods, crafts and top Tango, Pop and folkloric performers directly from Argentina, the 26th Annual ARGENTINE FESTIVAL takes place on SATURDAY MAY 18, 2013, at 4:00pm at Thomas Jefferson Theater, 125 South Old Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia. A menu of choice Argentinean foods by Il Bastone Gourmet will be available for purchase. See details at www.festivalargentinousa.com.
MC’s Patricia Romiti will host the event and volunteer. A Special event will remember MC Mario Martinez y Palacios. Highlights include the U.S. Debut of Argentina’s “Queen of Song, ”MARIANA CAYON, and LOS CEIBALES, both of whom conquered the Cosquín 2013 festival with their fresh fusion of folklore and Latin sound rhythms. ROBERTO LEIVA is a famous Argentine Tango Singer with personality, manly approach, and a great tanguero voice. ESTEBAN CORDOBA, an acclaimed pop singer with his new album “VIDA,” performs Latin pop ballads, and the internationally renowned FERNY and MAGIC REQUINTO is the only popular female “requinista” performing this style of simultaneous singing and tap dancing.
For information, visit www.festivalargentinousa.com, or call 703-212-5850.