Today is the birthday of Eva Peron more commonly known as Evita who was born on 7 May 1919 and died of cancer aged 33 on 26 July 1952. Argentine street artist Martin Ron has painted a huge mural of Evita in Caseros to commemorate her birth.
Mural depicting the iconic scene of Evita addressing the ‘shirtless Ones’ on the balcony of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires
Mural of Evita with microphone by Martin Ron
Ron also recreated the famous photo taken in 1952 of former Argentine president Juan Domingo Peron hugging his wife after receiving a medal from workers.
‘The Hug’ known as ‘El Abrazo’ with Juan Domingo Peron hugging his wife Eva