Hispanic Heritage Month starts every year on September 15th which is the anniversary of independence for 5 Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Belize, Chile and Mexico celebrate their independence days during this period as well and Columbus Day (Día de la Raza) is on October 12th. Hispanic Heritage Month ends on October the 15th and it’s during this period that Hispanics who have had a profound and positive influence on this country are recognized.
Read more about National Hispanic Heritage Month at www.HispanicHeritageMonth.org.
The Dustin M. Sekula Memorial Library and Corazón Bilingue celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with “Letras sin Fronteras II”.
Master of Ceremonies for this special night: Brenda Nettles Riojas
Featured Poets Representing Latin America TBA soon.
October 10, 2013 from 6-8 p.m.
Letras Sin Fronteras is a fusion of poetry and stories from writers that represent Latin America. You will listen to these wordsmiths in English and in their native Spanish languages. Writers will represent many parts of Mexico, Central America, The Domican Republic and other Latin American countries on this memorable evening.
SAVE THE DATE! October 10, 2013 from 6 to 8 pm.
*Corazon Bilingue will be taping the event for future use on the radio show that airs on KMBH FM”
You can listen to Corazón Bilingüe Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on KMBH FM 88.9/88.1, an NPR affiliate in the Rio Grande Valley and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. on KEOS FM 89.1 in College Station, TX
Sometimes we write in English, sometimes in Spanish, sometimes in other languages as well. Join the conversation as we explore the dynamics of language, culture and the art of literary creation.
A veces escribimos en ingles, a veces en español y a veces en otros lenguajes. Acompañanos en esta exploración sobre la dinámica de el lenguaje, la cultura y la creación iteraria.