Tango monument in Argentina

Tango monument in Argentina

Tango monument in Argentina
UNESCO entered long ago a tango in the list a world cultural heritage and declared 2010 year of a tango. Dance on the homeland – is thoughtlessly popular in Argentina. In the country capital every year passes the World Cup in a tango in what about 100 000 people participate. But, perhaps, the main proof of a role of a tango for Argentina is a monument to dance in Buenos Aires.

Tango monument in Argentina

Tango monument in Argentina

Uniqueness of a monument the tango Monument in Argentina is unique that is the unique monument in the world, devoted to the whole dancing direction. Let’s note, what even in the USA there is no monument to the cult direction for the country – to the jazz, and in Italy there is no monument тарантелле. The tango monument in Buenos Aires was established in 2007 in one of the most favourite districts of the city of Puerto-Madero.

Appearance of a monument the Monument of a tango is executed in the form of a big bandoneon. It is a special version of an accordion which delivered from Germany and use in a tango orchestra. The monument is made of stainless steel, two tons weigh and reaches 3,5 meters in height. Funds for construction of a monument were collected by the personal companies and true admirers of a tango in Argentina.

Tango monument in Argentina

Tango monument in Argentina

That you imagined a bandoneon more clearly, as the monument looks, we will tell a little about a musical instrument – a bandoneon. It was called in honor of Henry Banda who invented the tool. The bandoneon formally consists of 2 keyboards, but actually their four because, pressing the same button, it is possible to receive different sounds is dependent on a breath or an exhalation of bellows. For this reason to play this instrument in particular it is heavy, and in Europe 15-20 bandoneonist are only.

Tango monument in Argentina

Tango monument in Argentina

Without considering a tango monument in Argentina is also a monument to the king of this dance – to Carlos Gardel. The monument is in a quarter of Almagro, and about the king of a tango we will tell in one of the following publications.

Tango monument in Argentina

Tango monument in Argentina

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