Just under two years ago, when the San Martín Theater reopened after its value, Corrientes Avenue lent one of its courts, which houses the cultural complex, so that more than 300 artists celebrated the occasion with a party on the way. This Saturday was the The same Street of Marquesses that was the premiere and the shows, concerts, art workshops and surprises were replicated. from Callao to Cerrito, during seven hours of cultural activities free Estimated for crowd organizers more than 180 thousand people– who joined the appointment.
The reason is in sight. It is enough to enter the six blocks that comprise the section between Callao and Libertad to see that a Fully different physiognomy, and that until now was one of them more congested arteries of the city at the level of vehicles and less pleasant to walk, it has become an area pedestrian priority.
Balances Before falling at night, they surprised everyone to raise their eyes. / Juano Tesone
Work and presentations through, as of Monday, that trip will respond to its new disposition: pawn at night and with exclusive tracks for taxis and buses. Thus, divided by a central flowerbed, Corrientes will work with two roads for public transport and other two for private vehicles, which can circulate until 19. From then until 2 in the morning, this last section will be pedestrian. .
From the magazine. The theater genre, the street of Corrientes, had its place. / Juano Tesone
How will the new scheme work and what effect will this new limitation on traffic on days of demonstrations and cuts will be uncertainties that, during the party this Saturday, did not occur. There the only one who worried was to have the oil mechanism move between one stage and another, of the six that were armed – one per block – to avoid losing the main works that were presented in theaters and during the event they offered fragments of their pieces and gave away tickets.
As in the scenario. Dancers and actors went out to show their work to the public. / Juano Tesone
"The work is over. We take care of the deadline and it's great to see many people enjoying ourselves. Hopefully, from now on Corrientes is a pedestrian, we have people like today, who come to enjoy the theaters, pizzerias, bookstores," said the head of the government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta.
Obelisk With projections. / Marcelo Carroll
Since 18.09, when a large curtain It opened in Corrientes and Callao and until 1 in the morning, those who came did not have a break. Not losing track of the eclectic offer required one Look at 360 degrees: in the air, the crossed walkers and the unmanned airplanes flew; In the balconies they created giant bubbles and in the new pawn there were recitals. Everything at the same time.
Selfies Since sunset, people took the memory. / Marcel Carroll
Scale To take a picture, it was a magnet. / Marcelo Carroll
The Academic Orchestra of Teatro Colón They put the first chords for a night that surprised: there were spaces for more expensive with the musical comedy of Hugo Midon and several presentations of narratives, a succession of flashmobs that, at intervals, shook their appearances, recitals and musicals of balconies and theater halls and a huge stairway at the height of Cerrito, enabled for all those who once fantasized to be part of a magazine, put his pains and has his moment of glory. That, after the space premiered Carmen Barbieri accompanied by part of the cast of her magazine.
"The process has been long, I like government much, but the result is phenomenal. The avenue is another"Says Alberto Sarramone, an 85-year-old resident who has crossed the section aboard his electric scooter.
Carmen Barbieri. On the stairs of vedettes. / Marcelo Carroll
Those who seemed skeptical were the ones merchants, who throughout the process suffered the deterioration of his sales and work chaos, and saw that his colleagues are close.
"During the work it was difficult, but now the residents seem better, we hope the change will bring greater security," said Alberto Ayala, head of the Los Inmortales pizzeria.
"Work is very good, but if it is not accompanied by a plan that activates consumption is pure makeup. What needs to be correct are other things. We spent months watching the same path three times. In the other branch remained on the pedestrian side. I do not know what will happen because they filled up tables and people like this you can not walk or. I've been back for a long time and I'm telling you, "invites Marisu Hernández, head of the Hernández bookstore.
After 20, Nacha Guevara He monopolized the event by putting his voice in "Lights of my City", with chorus that repeated over the six blocks. Another main course was scheduled for midnight, with Elena Roger. Meanwhile, and always with something to see, those who had the best night were the ones pizzeria They overwhelmed mozzarella and clients.