Presentation on theme: "ARGENTINA BY BLAISE INTRO Argentine was founded July 9 th, 1816. There current president is Cristina Fernández.. Argentina has 23 provinces. It is located."— Presentation transcript:
INTRO Argentine was founded July 9 th, 1816. There current president is Cristina Fernández.. Argentina has 23 provinces. It is located near the bottom of South America. Argentina is the second-biggest country in South America.
FLAG The sun, called the Sun of May, is a replica of an engraving on the first Argentine coin. It was adopted Feb. 27, 1812. Some people think that the blue and white is the sky and the sun is with them.
SPORTS Popular sports in Argentina: soccer, Polo (right), Basketball, Field Hockey, Tennis, and Rugby. Did you know: that the best player in the history of soccer (Lionel Messi) was born here and is on the national team. (left)
CELEBRATIONS Flag Day Bicentennial (description) Christmas Easter Mardi Gras (bottom) Carnaval May Revolution of 1810 (top) Bicentennial is a holiday only celebrated in 2010. It is to celebrate music. During 2010, everybody danced and listen to old music.
CREDITS Info from: Google Images Wikipedia http://southamericanfood.about.com/od/exploresouthamericanfood/tp/Argentinian- Food.htm Thanks interwebby!