Ciudad Emergente (Emerging City) is Buenos Aires´ festival dedicated to underground art and music…
This Buenos Aires Art and Music festival is experiencing dizzying success as it rapidly becomes one of the most anticipated events in Buenos Aires. If you like live music, art, dance and design, then Buenos Aires is the place to visit and this festival offers lots of great things to do in Buenos Aires.
The festival was born with the purpose to provide a free festival to promote youth culture and explore new trends emerging in the world of music, film, art dance, fashion and more recently stand-up comedy. There is a great variety of performers and you will find that this festival has something for everyone.
The event has a mission to appeal to every facet of today’s youth with lots of things to do in Buenos Aires every day during the festival. The range of activities will attract music lovers and art lovers, especially electronic-music fanatics. This Buenos Aires festival will host dozens of live national and international bands, various DJ performances and countless art exhibitions which include the world famous Buenos Aires’ street art.
Something you’ll like about the festival is that is all for the promotion of young culture so will be able to browse through different magazines focusing on different styles and what’s even better is that you have the opportunity to download the music you like from the festival for free and watch a series of documentary films that will open your eyes to the Argentine perspective of youth fashion, trends and habits today.
Where and When
The organizing agents of the festival, Buenos Aires’ Culture Department, have chosen the sprawling and historic Recoleta Cultural Center as the setting for this incredible event. The place is perfect for this Argentine winter-time festival with its wide hallways, spacious rooms and numerous patios and large terraces. The 5-day music and art festival in Buenos Aires will take place from the 19th to the 23rd of June. In the past years there have been on average 130,000 people that attend the festival, which is a good indicator of how good and awaited this festival is. And while there is a great variety of day trips and cultural things to do in Buenos Aires throughout the year, this week is especially vibrant.
Keep your eyes peeled and your ears on the ready as the 2013 program will come out soon. Also do not stress about age, in this festival you are still considered young well into your middle ages. All you need to bring is a buena onda (good vibes) and your youth will be projected and strengthened. Prepare to see and hear the future.