FESTIVALS OF BUENOS AIRES

Where
Argentina
When
2020
Who
Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Festivals provide a platform for the City of Buenos Aires to be an open stage to the world, so that more people feel they are part of the cultural scene. Festivals are essential to continue generating new audiences.
Tango BA: It is the most important tango event in the world, featuring competitions, concerts, performances and classes to celebrate the music that identifies the City of Buenos Aires. BA Tango highlights the City's commitment with one of our most characteristic cultural identity symbols of Buenos Aires in the world. At the same time, it boosts and feeds one of the cultural activities that contribute the most to development. This tango network is an artistic inspiration and a cultural circuit that generates a lot of activity in "milongas" (tango dancing venues), cultural centers, musicians, dancers, among others.
BAFICI (Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema): It is the most important film festival in Latin America and offers hundreds of films and activities to enjoy the world of film.
FIBA (International Festival of Buenos Aires): It features the best of performing arts, dance, music and visual arts in theaters and in public spaces. This experience is aimed at promoting the visibility and internationalization of Argentine theater and performing arts.
La Noche de los Museos (Museum Night)
BA Jazz: The annual jazz event in the City, with national and international artists and legends. In the last few decades, Buenos Aires has become an important capital of the extended international jazz scene. Recognized artists of this genre have participated in this Festival in the City of Buenos Aires over the years.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

More than 2.4 million citizens of the City of Buenos Aires and the Province of Buenos Aires attend our festivals every year

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

USD 2,300,000 (US dollars)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Type of entity
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

These festivals help position our artists and showcase the cultural wealth of the City of Buenos Aires for audiences to enjoy. They have been on the local agenda for more than ten years.
In turn, they are at the forefront of cultural experimentation and contribute to the generation of new trends that promote culture aimed at new audiences.
A survey conducted in 2019 showed that 80% of attendees are satisfied or very satisfied with the cultural offerings of the city's festivals.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Music
Performing Arts
Visual Arts