Earth Day hits Buenos Aires with Music Festival this Saturday

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It was finally announced that this Saturday the capital of Argentina will have its second major Earth Day celebration (first was in 2008): a festival that will include several concerts, organic food, yoga classes and more. If you're in town, this is the place to be in order to be a part of the change.

Find out the details in the extended.Second Earth Day Event in Buenos Aires

The festival will take place in the iconic Plaza Naciones Unidas, easily identifiable for its floralis generica sculpture.

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Activities will begin at 1PM and will last until midnight, with a menu of ten concerts by renewed bands, a space where organic producers will inform about their products, environmental workshops, yoga classes and non governmental organizations.

If you're familiar with local music, the bands that will play include: Imperio diablo and ballet Amerindia, Montecarlo, Martín Buscaglia and his Bochamakers, Fanfarron, Coiffeur, Momentos Sagrados, Lisandro Aristimuño, Axel Krygier, Nairobi and Los Natas.

If you want to get a glimpse of the event, take a look at what happened last year, and to follow the latest news head to the event page on Facebook.

Also, don't forget to check out TreeHugger's Earth Day Special Page with all the news related to this special date.

TreeHugger's Buenos Aires correspondent Paula Alvarado (aka me) will be there so if you see her say hi!

Earth Day Buenos Aires
More on Earth Day:
History of Earth Day in a Nutshell
How to Go Green: Earth Day
The 10 Best US Cities to be in for Earth Day

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