Hundreds of boys and girls celebrated 12 years of Pakapaka in Tecnópolis

Cielo Salviolo: “Pakapaka marked the before and after in children’s television in Argentina and Latin America.” / Photo: Osvaldo Fanton

Hundreds of boys and girls celebrated in Technopolis the largest mega exhibition of art, science and technology in Latin America, the 12th Anniversary of Pakapaka Community and Children’s Sign with entertainment activities and live performances for all ages.

During the day there were make-up stations to ‘look’ at canal-related causes, circus performers to learn and play with juggling, magic and acrobatics, art workshops to share wishes and learn from nature and a space to draw with characters. iconic signs.

the meeting It was developed in the sector called “The Amazing Stage of the Park”, located in the property of the city of Buenos Aires Villa Martelliparty of Vicente Lopez.

The activities were led by different animators accompanied by the most representative characters of the signal such as Zamba, Nina, San Martín and Juana Azurduy.

At the entrance, Visitors were greeted by clowns doing juggling and acrobatics, and an invitation to the anniversary of the signal was handed out.

At the kermesse, both children and adults had fun with trivia and puzzles.

Zamba and Nina will have their own program on public television where they will travel around the country, says Salviolo Photo Osvaldo Fanton
“Zamba and Nina will have their own program on public television, where they will go around the country,” says Salviolo. / Photo: Osvaldo Fanton


Skye Salviolodirector of Pakapaka, stated in a dialogue with Télam that “birthdays are necessary to rethink history. The signal spans two generations. For many children in the country accompanying the channel at the beginning, today they are already teenagers and the signal is in their emotional memory”.

He further emphasized that Pacapaca noted before and after in children’s television in Argentina and Latin America.

In this sense, Salviolo emphasized the role of Zamba’s character to give visibility to the signal at a global level.

“Zamba is the synthesis of what educational television is for us, it is the most loved and representative image of the signal”said.

And added: “Zamba was born to tell the story of the 200th anniversary and appeared on the screen telling stories of science, history and the arts”.

In turn, he emphasized that the content developed by the children’s signal “It is also used by various educational institutions in the country to be able to explain historical and artistic issues of the country”.

Zamba is the synthesis of what educational television represents for us, assures the director of the Foto channel Osvaldo Fanton
“Zamba is the synthesis of what educational television is for us,” says the channel’s director. / Photo: Osvaldo Fanton


“What we did through the universe of Zamba and Nina allowed us to bring the story closer to the youngest. Bringing Belgrano, San Martín, Juana Azurduy and María Remedio del Valle closer to the youngest is important to us”watch.

From the children’s signal, they rely on the construction of diverse stories and characters that allow to cover the different experiences of childhood.

“We recognize that boys’ and girls’ experiences start from different experiences, and that’s why we’re committed to a diversity of characters, stories and content”Salviolo said.

In this regard, he reported that they are working on two new contents related to Zamba: one focused on the environmental issue and the other on history, due to the requests received from hundreds of children from all over the country who want the return of historical figures.

“Zamba and Nina will have their own program on Public Television, where they will tour the whole country”the director of Pakapaka confirmed, adding that are working on developing “3D” content for this character.

“We are preparing with everything to continue renewing the screen and generating cultural offers”the headmaster concluded.

The channel is working on developing 3D content for Zamba Photo Osvaldo Fanton
The channel is working on developing “3D” content for Zamba. / Photo: Osvaldo Fanton


In the Park’s Wonderful Stage, children and adults had fun with the animators, playing with a large colorful sheet.

Susana, mother of 7-year-old Enzo and zamba fan, was one of the participants and emphasized that “it’s a nice day to celebrate the anniversary of something that is very important in my son’s life.”

For his part, Enzo, a native of the Formosan town of Clorinda, who had a doll of the character, pointed out that Zamba “likes his stories and all the characters that accompany him.”

In another area, boys and girls were given make-up by park staff, who used brushes, glitter and colors to paint the children’s faces.

This activity was not only for children but also for adults who, tempted, were part of the colorful party.

Such was the case with Victoria, Ambar’s mother, who, after seeing her daughter’s make-up, decided to get involved.

“At some moments it is necessary to bring out the inner child that you carry inside you,” he noted and emphasized that his daughter learned a lot about history thanks to Zamba and Nina.

The little ones had fun with the animators and characters from the Zamba universe, singing and dancing their songs on the main stage.

The party ended when Pakapaka’s most representative characters celebrated their 12th birthday on the micro stage by blowing out a large candle. and with the hope that the signal continues its work to support the education of boys and girls across the country.

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