After the finals on Tuesday and Wednesday corresponding to the 51st Contest for New Values ​​(Pre Cosquín 2023), this Thursday morning the list of winners in the different categories of music and dance was announced. The winners will be present for the first time on the stage of the Cosquín National Folklore Festival 2023.

Within the decisive instances of the competition, the delegations of the districts of La Matanza, Hurlingham, Ituzaingó and Merlo were present. The jury made up of Hugo Casas, Marité Berbel and Franco Luciani in music and Osvaldo Uez, Juan Angel Martínez and Cristina Silvera in dance, were the ones who announced the list of champions.

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Vocal soloist: Priscila Ortiz (La Rioja venue) and Sergio Fasoli (La Matanza venue).

Vocal duo: Nicolás Pérez – Federico Pérez (Zapala headquarters).

Unpublished theme: “Pa’ que andar al lado” (Zapala headquarters).

Vocal ensemble: Early Heart (Esquel headquarters).

Instrumental soloist: Agustín Sánchez (Esperanza headquarters).

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Instrumental Ensemble: Duo Asato – Pais (La Matanza headquarters).

Malambo soloist: Lautaro Silva (Godoy Cruz venue).

Malambo ensemble: El Capataz (Resistencia headquarters).

Stylized dance couple: Posse – Posse (CABA headquarters).

Traditional dance couple: Sequeira – Schneider (São Tomé venue).

Folk dance ensemble: Flor de Amankay (Merlo headquarters).

Distinctions and mentions:

Best choreographer: Marlene Ferlaza – Adrián Giménez (Escobar headquarters).

Best musician: Mauricio Mondadori (Catriel headquarters).

Best dancer: Luciano Emanuel Figueroa (Ituzaingó headquarters).

Best staging: Chakaymanta – Work Santos Vega: The sad soul of the Payador (Almirante Brown headquarters).

Special mention: Malambo soloist Don Torres “El Jinete” (Azul headquarters).