February will usher in a flurry of artistic events across the region. In the month of Carnival, The city of Canada de Gomez will revive the festival of three moons, After being suspended during the pandemic period, This year the party will celebrate its 34th Edition with a selection of high level shows. Officials encourage spectators to purchase seats in advance to ensure an exclusive spot to enjoy the show which has free general admission. From Suquia, La Delio Valdez, Francisco Benitez, Juan Fuentes and Soledad They will be in charge of closing each night as the event shows within the grid. It will be between 23 to 26 February the upcoming Victor and Agulino on the stage of the Carbonari Sports Center,
Regarding the event, Raquel Di Paola, Secretary of Education, Culture and Sports of the municipality, told La Capital that “The first edition of the festival was in February 1988. and was born on the initiative of a group of residents of the southern area of the city, along the banks of the stream of the same name and on Rawson Street, which at that time was a neighborhood of San Jose. In its beginnings it started as ‘South Zone Stowe’ with the slogan of being a non-competitive promotional festival where the main slogan was “that the city’s artists can show themselves”.
“What originated as a small but warm club in the heart of a southern neighborhood is today, thanks to the persistence of its founders, who stayed organized and the efforts of all Canadians, became one of the most important folklore festivals in the countrysaid the officer.
Held on an improvised stage and with sound provided by one of the neighbors, the festival always took place at the same venue, the Victor I Aguilino Carbonari Sports Center. “At the beginning of his management, the mayor Stella Clarisi recognized the need to give more relevance to the festival and gave the place a special touch. Among other improvements, the “Rogelio Araya” stage was expanded and improved, then other attached stages were built. . Over time, the main stage was renamed “Carlos Fall”, after one of the main promoters of the event.,
During the first years the whole festival was done “in a very homely manner”. There were many artists who wanted to participate and the day went on well past dawn. For this reason, we started to organize the grid better and artists of national relevance were included and little by little the whole region became aware of the festival”, said Di Paola.
Over the years, facilities were improved, stalls were built and other attractions were added, such as fair stands for entrepreneurs and artisans, and food and beverage services were increased, and city clubs were formed to participate. Invited. To raise funds for its operation during the year. “This way It grew in relevance at the national level and was followed by declarations of interest by various provincial and national bodies.,
Las Tres Lunas, in addition to having well-known figures during the nights due to its non-competitive promotional nature, brings together many young artists and is one of the most important festivals in the region for the takeoff of new talents, for solo artists. With established figures .and groups from different provinces who are taking their first steps. “Currently, it is the most important event in the city’s history with the largest attendance and sustainability. Annually it invites over 40,000 people from across Canada and the region.”, assured Di Paola, who advised those wishing to buy tickets for the stall sector in advance “before they leave”.
With a great commitment from the organizing commission and the municipal management, the closing artists will be on Thursday, February 23 Los del Sucía, Friday 24 La delio Valdez, Saturday 25 Francisco Benítez and Juan Fuentes and Sunday 26, Soledad. Stalls are sold at https://alpogo.com/evento/las-tres-lunas-de-canada-9626 or in person at the municipality (Ocampo 920) every Friday, Saturday or Sunday night for 2,400 pesos , or 6,000 pesos for membership for all days, while admission to the property is free. Meanwhile, the stalls are free on Thursdays.
On Thursday 23rd, the festival will open with shows by Baguales, Posta del Totoral Ballet, Reading Marathon Project “Reading Empowers You”, Herencia de Sangrem Ballet Secretos de mi Tierra, Juan Carlos Crespin, Brian Galarza, Diego Alomo, Ligueros of the Littoral. and Sukia K.
On Friday the 24th, Maria Bethlehem and Goli Ceriani, Ballet New Dawn, Manu Alvarez, Ballet El Chucaro, Julieta Maruco, Dance Company With Soul, Facundo Arcec, Heavy Cargo, Efrain Colombo and La Delio Valdez will perform. The grid on Saturday 25th will be made up of New Roots, Ballet My City and Folklore, Sol Argentina Company, Huayra Cambi Ballet School, Juan Manuel Mauro, Esteban Echaniz, German Staffolani, Pachi Herrera, Francisco Benitez and Juan Fuentes.
The closing night, Sunday 26, will feature performances by Carla Oliva, Club Sarmiento Academy, Suspense Duo, Municipal Tango Orchestra, Cañada de Gómez Ballet, Perezense, Francisco Massignani and Soledad.