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A century of Jorge Amado
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A century of Jorge Amado

On 8th June there will be an event in the honour of Jorge Amado to mark 100 years since his birth. _ Brazilian writer Jorge Amado (1912-2001) would have turned 100 this year. Therefore to mark the centenary  of his birth a conference is to be held in the British […]

Finding delight in Asian literature
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Finding delight in Asian literature

Until 30 May, the only Asian Literature Festival in Great Britain will bring together the best writers from the world’s largest continent. _ The most outstanding literary works from the Asian continent, written in more than 20 different languages, will be offered up for our discovery in London, direct from […]

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 […]