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Evita remembered on stage 60 years after her death

26 July 2012 Last updated at 15:21 BST

Both beloved and controversial, the figure of Evita still awakens passions in the Argentine people 60 years after her death.

Three actresses in Buenos Aires spoke to the BBC about how they approach the task of portraying the young powerful woman who became a symbol of hope to the poor and the weak of her country.

Video produced by BBC Mundo's Vladimir Hernández.