Argentina is known all around the world for their innovative, impulsive, intimate and passionate tango dance. With its exotic gaucho culture, rugged and beautiful terrain, tango dancers in the streets and incredible food and wine, Argentina is a dazzling, exciting country to visit any time of year. The holidays we list here are only a handful of what is actually celebrated. Help us
Sunday 16 June
- Engineer's Day in Argentina
; Father's Day
(Ñelebrated on the third Sunday of June øò Argentina, Aruba, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Kenya, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Venezuela, United Kingdom); International Biotechnologist Day
; Eid al-Adha
Ask any Argentine what they think is the most typical Argentine dessert and you are almost guaranteed to learn about the Chocotorta. Chocotorta is as ubiquitous at Argentine kids’ birthdays as tears and temper tantrums are.
The traditional Argentine dish, Milanesa de Napolitana. Breaded and fried beef cutlet topped with prociutto, cheese and tomato sauce. Damn good.
If tango is the soundtrack of Buenos Aires, then it is traditional folklórico that scores the rest of Argentina. And where the countryside collides with the city is at wine-sloshing musical shindigs called peñas.
The most popular type of music is chamamé originally from Corrientes, an area that attracted a lot of European settlers.