Cultural Activities in Argentina
Our Spanish Programs include a dynamic, interesting and fun leisure program that is complementary to the process of learning the Spanish language. All activities are directed towards socializing in a learning environment and increasing the student's knowledge of Argentine Culture.
Our Spanish school offers the following Cultural Workshops with local teachers, that can be booked (for an additional payment) in blocks of separate hours, either during the week or at the weekend. If several students are interested in the same course, there are good discount options. A great opportunity to learn about real Argentine traditional culture and a good complement to your Spanish Course.
In this workshop we include different options all conducive for learning Argentine folklore
, Andean music, chacarera and chamame. Various instruments will be provided including: guitar, percussions, quena (a traditional Andean instrument), amongst other native instruments.
For people who want to learn more about traditional Argentine cuisine! One free cooking class is included in the Student Activities, but there's so much more! Learn about the endless influences in Argentine food
from Italy, Spain, and France paired with the fusion from the native peoples of the Quechua, Mapuche, and Guarani. Also indulge in the well-known preparation of grilled meats from Argentina!
Argentina is famous for its great Tango scene. Tango originated in bars and port areas of Buenos Aires where influence from the immigrating Europeans into the country played a great role in its evolution. As a result, tango today has influences from old Milonga songs (songs of the rural gauchos), habanera (Cuban music), Polka and Mazurka (Slavic music), Contradanse (Spanish music), Flamenco (from Andalucia), as well as Italian folk music. All influences creating a great mix and exponential fun to dance to!