|Folk Culture||Pop Culture|
|Food*||Beef is commonly eaten in many
parts of Argentina. The cut of beef
you can find differs depending on
the area you visit, although, beef is
often served along with chimichurri
sauce. Chimichurri is made with garlic,
parsley, vinigar, and red pepper flakes.
|Chipá is a small cheese flavored roll often
eaten as a snack. Churrasco is any type of
beef sliced extremely thin and cooked over
hot coals or and extremely hot skillet.
|Art/Music||The music of Argentina is largely based
around tango, which was developed in
Buenos Aires. The country’s capitol, and
is the southernmost city in the world.
|Mercedes Sosa is an artist who
has contributed mostly to the genre
of nueva canción. Argentina rock has
also greatly contributed to the music
|Clothing||Traditional clothing for Argentinian
women consists mainly of a brightly
colored floor length skirt, and a short
sleeved white blouse tucked in. Traditional
wear for men normally includes
bombachas (a type of pant normally in black,
white, or beige), a poncho, and boots.
|Many people in urban areas wear the
same clothing styles that you can see and/or
find people wearing in North America or Europe.
|Shelter||At least one with of people in
Argentina lack housing with indoor
plumbing (toilets and running sinks).
Traditional houses are often made from
wood and have grass roofs.
|Many homes and apartments in cities, like
Buenos Aires, are high rise and made from
concrete and glass. Suburbs traditionally have
more homes, while the closer in town you go,
the more high rise apartments you will find.
|Technology||Many people in rural Argentina do not
rely heavily on technology. Most people
in rural Argentina are still gauchos, or
cowboys. They spend most of their time
riding on horseback and tending to their cattle.
|Most technology in Argentina is based around
medicine, nuclear technology, biotechnology,
|Beliefs||Many Argentinians direct their
prayers to the spirit of a 19th
|Most Argentinians are Roman Catholic.|