Recession, inflation, debt default and a weakened currency. Argentina’s economic situation these days is rough But one small business that makes carousels – yes, merry-go-rounds – is thriving in the crisis.
And it's giving national pride a little boost in the process.
Two enterprising young men in Buenos Aires, Mariano Sidoni and Leo Moreno, are reviving a high-end craft tradition that once helped nurture Argentina’s world-famous tango music. Namely, the art of making carousels, merry-go-rounds and the gorgeous design objects inspired by them.