Culture

Leopoldo ‘Teuco’ Castilla, from the village to the world May 11, 2015 02:43

Leopoldo ‘Teuco’ Castilla, from the village to the world

Recently honoured in Venezuela with the Victor Valera Mora International Poetry Prize, the Argentinian writer Leopoldo Castilla has gone through life discovering the world [...]
 
All the voices: journalism, diversity and politics May 11, 2015 02:24

All the voices: journalism, diversity and politics

This little bilingual booklet by journalists from England and Portugal is designed to stimulate thinking about the voices that the mainstream media mostly leaves [...]
 
Latino art and debate at Bolivar Hall May 10, 2015 19:58

Latino art and debate at Bolivar Hall

Music, performances, and a fusion of sound, discussion and film, will take place throughout the month of May in the Venezuelan cultural center.   [...]
 
 
Renato Rocha: accelerating understanding of diversity May 3, 2015 20:52

Renato Rocha: accelerating understanding of diversity

He is the Director of ‘Acelere’ the production by Circolombia now in London: a different way of using art as a means of social [...]
 
Franco Lolli and his “Gente de bien” April 20, 2015 15:38

Franco Lolli and his “Gente de bien”

This is his first feature and it is premiering in the UK. The picture participated in the Cannes Film Festival and is part of [...]
 
Sons of Cuba April 15, 2015 15:39

Sons of Cuba

 This documentary follows the lives of three Cuban boys at the Havana boxing academy as they undergo a tough training regime in the hope [...]
 
 
Mexico, the lead at the London Book Fair April 6, 2015 04:17

Mexico, the lead at the London Book Fair

On the occasion of the Dual Year between the Latin American country and the United Kingdom, Mexican cultural representatives will visit the capital of [...]
 
Mexico pays tribute to Morrissey April 1, 2015 00:01

Mexico pays tribute to Morrissey

Mexrrissey is a new band inspired by the songs of the ex-vocalist of The Smiths. They will be touring England between the 25th of [...]
 
“Wild Tales”: dark humour and social frustration March 30, 2015 19:13

“Wild Tales”: dark humour and social frustration

Directed by Damián Szifrón, this film tells six independent stories set in Latin America, all with converging plots, fun and violence.   Juanjo Andrés [...]
 
 
The war against democracy March 30, 2015 18:35

The war against democracy

This is the title of a documentary directed by Australian reporter, John Pilger, that exposes the long history of interventionism by the United States [...]
 
Circolombia returns to London March 30, 2015 17:57

Circolombia returns to London

Following the success of their 2011 show ‘Urban’, the Colombian circus company returns to the UK from the 14th April to 3rd May for [...]
 
Van Gogh: fury, genius and pain March 16, 2015 22:24

Van Gogh: fury, genius and pain

The certainty that Montmajour at Sunset was painted by the Dutchman Vincent Van Gogh Dutch revives the madness that the unique viewpoint of this [...]
 
 
Willy Claure, on Cueca rhythm March 16, 2015 00:41

Willy Claure, on Cueca rhythm

On Tuesday the 24th of March the Bolivian guitarist and composer will give his first UK concert at the Bolivar Hall in London.   [...]
 
Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way March 13, 2015 00:03

Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way

Music and drugs, drugs and music, they seem to go hand in hand. History has left us many examples of the degradation an artist [...]
 
Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015 March 9, 2015 01:48

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015

    The 19th edition of this event will be held from the 18th to the 27th of March, where among other films shown [...]
 
 
 

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