Argentine Tango – World cultural heritage

http://chaire-unesco.entpe.fr/images/originaux/partenaires/universite_chili/unesco_logo_big.jpgAs pizzica and opera, also Argentine Tango is going to become Unesco world cultural intangible heritage. “Cultural heritage is not limited to material manifestations, such as monuments and objects that have been preserved over time. This notion also encompasses living expressions and the traditions that countless groups and communities worldwide have inherited from their ancestors and transmit to their descendants, in most cases orally”. Stated clearly by Argentina and Uruguay, the project was introduced in the legendary “36 Billares” bar, in San Telmo’s quarter in Buenos Aires, in the presence of artists, musicians and dancers. There was also the singer Susanna Rinaldi, known as “La Tana” (i.e. the Italian one), who is Unesco willingness ambassadress since 1992. After Tango, we hope Unesco will have a look at pianosolo.net…

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