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September 21: Remembering the Spanish Civil War
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September 21: Remembering the Spanish Civil War

Seventy one years have passed since the end of the Spanish Civil War – a war that was instrumental in shaping the country’s political, social and economic history in latter part of the 20th century and beyond. As the most traumatic and significant event in Spain’s modern history, it remains […]

Violeta Parra
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The Dream Lives On in Machynlleth

The vibrant and colourful music and dance of Latin America returns to Machynlleth  on Saturday 4th September with a  concert : “South American Celebration”,  taking place at Y Plas. This is just a taster of the forthcoming bi-annual Victor Jara Festival of 2011 that takes place in Machynlleth, within the […]

September 3: The Manu Chao and Onda Vaga Concert
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September 3: The Manu Chao and Onda Vaga Concert

East London was infected past Friday with the smoothest of Latin sounds, and the famous Mano Chao were there to support the Argentine band’s first concert. Vanessa Guzmán At The Light Temple in Shoreditch from 8 pm five voices could be heard singing in harmony among the musical medley. As […]

September 28: ‘The Arrival of the Orchestra’
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September 28: ‘The Arrival of the Orchestra’

Poet and literary critic Gustavo Pereira was born 70 years ago on the Island of Margarita in Venezuela and has written over 30 works, in which he traces Venezuela’s history and traditions and looks at its Spanish legacy, indigenous customs and revolutionary life. He is one of Venezuela’s most acclaimed […]