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From Picasso to Vargas Llosa
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From Picasso to Vargas Llosa

The Instituto Cervantes has organised several events for the month of May, some of which include themes linked to these two artists. _ Considered  one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century, Spanish painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso, together with Mario Vargas Llosa, one of the most important contemporary […]

Rediscovering García Márquez
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Rediscovering García Márquez

From the 10th to the 14th of April, a series of talks will be held in the city of Barranquilla, aimed at enabling people to see the works of the Colombian master in a new light. Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian writer, novelist, storyteller, scriptwriter and journalist is in the spotlight […]

“Skylight” on Saramago
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“Skylight” on Saramago

Almost 2 years after his death, and overlooked for years by the media, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (1998) is back in the news with the appearance of a lost work. Walfredo Angulo The work is “Claraboya” (“Skylight”), a book that was censored under the politics and […]

An artist without a political conscience is an egoist: Magil
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An artist without a political conscience is an egoist: Magil

Colombian, pushing 60 and originator of a profound and deeply felt discourse, the well-known writer Manuel Giraldo, or Magil, speaks to the Prisma about different aspects of his life. ____________________________________ Cesar Amaya Sandino ____________________________________ When he finished writing “Conciertos del Desconcierto” (Breakdown Concerts) he was in Barcelona: it was there, […]

A woman’s scream
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A woman’s scream

This Thursday 8th March, The Ecuadorian House in London will host a celebration in honour of the female gender. It will take place on the 8th March, International Women’s Day, a date recognised by the United Nations as a commemoration of women’s struggle for participation on an equal footing with […]