A great way to learn Spanish is through poetry. Hearing the rythym, the cadence, the pauses in between words, the mystery and romance of the Spanish language comes alive. If you don’t know Spanish or your just learning the language, read the English version first and then Spanish. Either way, it will be a good way to understand the nuances and subtleties of the Spanish … Continue reading Learn Spanish Through Poetry of Pablo Neruda and Garcia Lorca
September is Hispanic Heritage Month Continue reading SEPTEMBER IS HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH!
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 the great poet from Granada, José Coronel Urtecho,who once said … Continue reading Nicaragua: Land of Poets and Volcanoes
Part 1: History of Flamenco Origins of Flamenco: Flamenco is part of the culture of Spain, but it’s origins is only select to one region, Andalusia. The cities in Andalucia are Sevilla, Granada, Cordoba,Jerez, and Malaga,and reflect the great Moorish influence,since historically Moors ruled from the 7th to 11th century. What makes flamenco interesting is the influence of other dance forms that have helped to create … Continue reading History of Flamenco