I am Salvador, I like studying English very much. My teacher is Ms. María Cristina. It is very interesting to do this work. I live in Banfield, Buenos Aires, Argentina. I am in 1st. year in Secondary School. My school name is Colegio Tucumán.


MAR DEL PLATA


Mar del Plata is a city and a major seaside resort and port located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the southeast of the province of Buenos Aires.


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Downtown Mar del Plata.
It has a large number of hotels, restaurants, casinos, theatres and museums. There is also an important tuorism infrastructure.
It was founded on February 10, 1874 by Patricio Peralta Ramos.

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Mar del Plata port and fishing boats.
In addition, the mentioned port, which is mainly fishing, also receives oil tankers, grain and has a passenger terminal. It is of crucial importance for the tourism industry of this area.
Mar del Plata is a very popular destination for conventions in Argentina.
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Fisherman.
Important People from Mar Del Plata.


Very important events are held in this city:

The Mar del Plata International Film Festival, the only competitive accredited film festival in Latin America.

  • The Fiesta Nacional del Mar ("National Sea Festival") during December at the very beginning of the Summer seaso

  • The Valencian Falles week, a celebration promoted by the Valencian community.

  • The Fiesta Nacional de los Pescadores (National Fishermen's Festival), that draws a great number of tourists´ attention.

References


Information

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar_del_Plata

Images


http://images02.olx.com.ar/ui/7/53/34/1284590167_71824934_3-Pesca-Deportiva-Embarcado-Mar-del-Plata-Argentina-con-ABC-Sandokan-Otros-Servicios-1284590167.jpg
http://www.turismo54.com/mar-del-plata-provincia-de-buenos-aires-argentina/
http://www.darrellpeck.com/travel/1996-argentina/page11.htm