While we wait for the 2018 #PanAmericanSong contest to kick off. It is time to discover music from the participating countries of the last edition. Today, we take a look at the music from Argentina.
Argentina is located in South America. It is one of the largest countries in the continent with a population of more than 43 million people. Argentina is mostly known for its tango, which is a type of dance with African roots that developed in the poor neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires. However, the Argentine music scene is huge and has produced many internationally known stars in genres like folk, pop, and rock.
In the 2017 edition of #PanAmericanSong, Argentina was represented by pop singer Abel Pintos and his song “Oncemil” (Eleven thousand).
Other current Argentine artists include: