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100 years of Cortázar, and a biography April 6, 2014 00:03

100 years of Cortázar, and a biography

On the occasion of this centenary, the intellectual´s widow has decided to publish a photographic biography with the help of the Catalonian journalist Carles [...]
 
England and the rest of the world celebrate 450 years of William Shakespeare March 16, 2014 16:59

England and the rest of the world celebrate 450 years of William Shakespeare

On 23rd April 2014, London and other cities around the globe will immerse themselves in the world of the British playwright with numerous events [...]
 
Syed Talha Ahsan: victim of an obvious racist deportation March 2, 2014 00:00

Syed Talha Ahsan: victim of an obvious racist deportation

To elucidate issues surrounding the extradition of citizens in relation to the War on Terror, Human rights organisation, Just West Yorkshire, and the Free [...]
 
 
“We are heroines” February 16, 2014 19:36

“We are heroines”

This slogan kicks off the fourth instalment of the annual International Poetry Festival ‘Woman’s Scream’ that will take place in March in some thirty [...]
 
The life of Walter Starkie February 16, 2014 00:02

The life of Walter Starkie

This February 20th, London has an appointment with one of the most important figures of 20th century Spain, recalling the biography of a man [...]
 
Bogota celebrates rhymes from the past an present January 26, 2014 15:24

Bogota celebrates rhymes from the past an present

The Colombian group ‘Independent Poetry’ continues to give young people a voice. And so, on 30th January the group has organised an event in [...]
 
 
Realpe Borja: a forgotten poet January 12, 2014 23:24

Realpe Borja: a forgotten poet

In full gleaming night and finally finding in my library a book of poems by Marco Realpe Borja, poet born in Chocó (Colombia). It is titled [...]
 
A poetry competition for the Latinamerican woman January 12, 2014 19:01

A poetry competition for the Latinamerican woman

In an already traditional event to mark International Woman’s Day, a competition will reward the best poetic entries.   The women from this region [...]
 
A poet with a “carrot head” December 15, 2013 15:58

A poet with a “carrot head”

Once I saw him close up and in truth his ginger crop had the colour of a carrot, the source of another of his [...]
 
 
Alice Munro, a definition of quality November 10, 2013 00:01

Alice Munro, a definition of quality

  The Canadian writer perhaps best sums up the major themes that drive her literature in her book “Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship and Marriage”. [...]
 
A Colombian village with its eyes wide open November 4, 2013 13:40

A Colombian village with its eyes wide open

For Silvia Aponte, a writer from Llanos.   When you return from a city like Villavicencio, the capital of the Colombian region of Meta [...]
 
Food and letters in society: the taste of Ñ October 21, 2013 01:20

Food and letters in society: the taste of Ñ

On Thursday the 24th of October a conference will take place at the Cervantes Institute in London on the importance of food in books [...]
 
 
The first contest in anthology of ecological poetry September 8, 2013 15:27

The first contest in anthology of ecological poetry

This contest welcomes national and international Spanish-language poets at an event organised by the enterprise Artepoética Press, for which the deadline is the 30th [...]
 
The Cervantes Institute and London: platforms for art July 6, 2013 21:23

The Cervantes Institute and London: platforms for art

  Theatre companies, performances and competitions are all coming to London this summer, with events kicking off at the Cervantes Institute.   On Wednesday, [...]
 
B. Turner: “Loyalty has been forgotten in today’s society” July 6, 2013 12:27

B. Turner: “Loyalty has been forgotten in today’s society”

Friendship is tremendously important to me.  Now, more than ever, we must surround ourselves with people we respect, love and trust. Loyalty has been [...]
 
 
 

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