Argentina - Flamenco singing / "Cante"
Name: Argentina María López Tristancho
Type: Flamenco singing / "Cante"
Place of birth: Barcelona
Telefono: + 34 959 306 733 / +34 619 900 439
Fecha de Nacimiento: 1/07/1984
ARGENTINA MARIA LÓPEZ TRISTANCHO, cantaora. Born in 1984 in Huelva. Better known artistically under the name of Argentina, he began in the world of Flamenco with dance classes to receive after singing lessons in the framework of the Peña Flamenca de Huelva.
In 1998 he entered the group Niños de Huelva with which he made two recordings, and then formed another with four of his companions, the Cané group, with which he also recorded two albums, in addition to obtaining the First Prize in the Fandangos Competition Of Huelva.
In 2005 she entered the Cristina Heeren Foundation receiving classes from teachers such as Paco Taranto, José de la Tomasa and Esperanza Fernández.
In 2006 he published his first album "Argentina" with which he received the Prize of the Critic to the best disc of Cante Revelation.
However, he also has a huge success in his live performances and in the face of important events such as the Festival De Cajón and the Fiestas de la Mercé in Barcelona, the Malaga Biennial in Flamenco, the Pa'Tos Flamenco Festival in Madrid or his concerts in Huelva, Seville or Zaragoza.
In 2009 he received the VIII Nacioanl "Active Flamenco-City of Úbeda" Prize awarded to the most outstanding artist of those who have passed through the Auditorium of Úbeda, and brings to the market his second album "Las Minas de Egipto", with which he receives His departure, the "Audience of Flamenco 2010 Award for his career and consolidation in his youth", organized by Canal Sur Radio and the nomination for the best flamenco album by UFI (Unión Fonográfica Independiente) a year later.
In 2011 he presented the show "Un Viaje por el Cante", achieving such repercussion that he decided to take it to the recording studio, to release it a year later and receiving, like the previous ones, a great unanimous criticism.
In addition, he made his debut in South America, representing Spain at the IV Ibero-American Congress of Culture in Argentina, which opens the door to its development in the American continent.