(Photo by Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires)
The city picks up pace in February as the flock of sea-side goers return from their holidays, lovers smooch in the parks on Valentine’s Day while demons and dancers take a hold of the streets for carnival season. Below, some of the activities and concerts that will be taking place.
Verano en la ciudad: Free outdoor cultural events take place during the months of January and February in different city parks. Some of the programmed activities include drive-in cinema, theatre, live music, poetry readings and more. Check out the full program here.
Carnival 2014: Starting Saturday, 1 February 1st, expect loud drums and colorful costumes around different city neighborhoods as the murgas hit the streets in February. More information here.
Shakespeare Festival: From the 8th to the 15th, the city gets medieval with this festival that celebrates one of the most renowned playwrights in history. Theatre is, of course, one of the highlights, but the festival also includes live music, the recreation of a medieval village, film screenings and a special bicycle adventure. More information here.
Ultra Buenos Aires: The yearly electronic music festival will be taking place in February in Costanera Sur. This year’s line-up includes DJs Tiësto, Hardwell, Paul van Dyk, Steve Aoki and Nicky Romero. Tickets here.
22 February: Rod Stewart will be staging a live show at GEBA. Tickets here.
22 February: Charly Garcia at the Colón Theatre: Legendary Argentine rock star Charly will be presenting a unique show at the Colón Theatre on 22 February. Tickets here.