Ruben Dario Festival took place this past January 14, 2017 at the Celerity Center in Hollywood. What an amazing and elegant event thanks to the Nicaraguan Consulate. Here are some highlights of the show. There were tango, flamenco and folkloric dancers, astrologer, Edward' O , opera singers and poets. What a wonderful night ! Miss … Continue reading Ruben Dario Festival 2017- Highlights
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Aqui te dejo las letras en espanol, pero que si ves el video, hay subtitulos en ingles. Puedes mirar que linda estás, está grabado por todo Sudamérica ensenando todo la variedades de clima y gente que viven en Latinoamérica. For English Lyrics: http://lyricstranslate.com/en/latinoamerica-latin-america.html-0 Que Vive Latinoamérica Calle 13 -Latinoamérica Soy, soy lo que dejaron, Soy … Continue reading Winner of Latin Grammy of 2011- Song of the Year: CALLE 13- Latinoamerica-
Ruben Dario marks an important shift in the relationship between literary Europe and America. Before him, American literary trends had largely followed European ones; however, Darío was clearly the international vanguard of the Modernist Movement. The poetry we read now in the twentieth century is a mixture of Modernism and Post Modernism. Modernist elements include 1)experimentation … Continue reading Ruben Dario- Father of Modernist Poetry
Volcan Mombacho- Words should paint the color of sound, the aroma of a star." Rubén Darío The very famous and controversial writer Salman Rushdie, wrote his first memoir, The Jaguar's Smile, about his time in 1986 when he travels all over the country and talks to everyone from the campesino to the politician. He quotes … Continue reading Nicaragua: Land of Poets and Volcanoes
I wanted to inform everyone there will be a Study Abroad in Mother's Bed and Breakfast http://marlenesbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/ in the heart of Managua, from December 26- January 9th. Here is the link if you would like more information, Please RSVP by October 15th.
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