Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Today’s Video: Argentina's 200th birthday

On Tuesday Argentines worldwide celebrated the country's bicentennial despite some domestic political divisions. Nonetheless, two million revelers took to the streets of Buenos Aires last night in a show of patriotism and a celebration of national pride.

As part of yesterday's festivities the ornate and beautiful Teatro Colon was reopened after an extensive four-year refurbishment. The theater's many intricate and stunning details can be viewed in the following video:

Online Sources - YouTube, AFP, AP, The Telgraph

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