Culture of Argentina

(Argentina) Culture

Folk Culture Pop Culture
Food* Some food that is used in Argentine folk culture is Asado. Asado is considered Argentina’s national dish. It consists of “succulent meats” that are cooked like barbeque (usually cooked on a rack over an open pit with charcoal and fire). Most of the food used in the popular culture of Argentina is similar to ours, with meat and shrimp, etc. But, a very common food they eat are Empanadas. Empanadas are small pastries that are filled with varieties of meat and other fillings.
Art/Music The haystacks (1911) by Martin Malharro. Some people have referred him to the person that introduced Impressionism into the country. Mural in the San Martin Theatre, Buenos Aires, created by Juan Batlle Planas is an art piece that creates people out of odd shapes. The whole picture is created out of very small pieces of tile.
Clothing Clothing for the folk culture of Argentina usually incorporates lots of colors, used to form dresses. Clothing for the popular culture of Argentina is very similar to the clothing we use in America. Consisting of dresses and normal modest clothing, varying in colors.
Shelter Shelter in the folk culture of Argentina usually is based around brick huts and houses. Shelter in the popular culture of Argentina has a very small amount of houses like ours, and a very large amount of modern style houses. These modern style houses consist of very basic colors and shapes.
Technology The technology in the folk culture of Argentina does not play a large part. This is due to the fact that most of everything they make in the folk culture seems to be done by hand. The technology in the popular culture of Argentina is very similar to ours in America. Consists of cars, skyscrapers, etc.
Beliefs The beliefs in the folk culture of Argentina is very odd and doesn’t have a name. But, they do perform many rituals and ceremonies. The beliefs in the popular culture of Argentina is very heavily Catholic.

Folk  Culture ————————————————————- Pop Culture

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