Updated: Nov 5, 2020
POETAS EN CASA 2020
Casa Cultural de Las Americas (CCA), is pleased to present the Anthology presentation POETAS EN CASA, to be held on November 12th in Houston.
Participating countries: Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Argentina: Diana Bellessi, Leopoldo Castilla, Hugo Mujica and Mercedes Roffe
Colombia: Andrea Cote and Juan Manuel Roca
Chile: Omar Lara
Ecuador: Ivan Oñate and Antonio Preciado
Mexico: Coral Bracho, Marco Antonio Campos, Jeannette L. Clariond, Gloria Gervitz and Jose Angel Leyva
Spain: Yolanda Castaño, Antonio Gamoneda, Luis Garcia Montero and Jordi Virallonga Eguren
Uruguay: Martha L. Canfield and Eduardo Espina
Venezuela: Adalber Salas Hernandez
November 12, Houston
Day 1 – Thursday, November 12
Venue: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Master of Ceremonies: Mauricio Hussmann
Event Coordinators: Guiomar Barrios and Lourdes Remond
• 3:00 pm: Inauguration by Elizabeth Quila
Chairman of Casa Cultural de las Americas
• 3:05 pm: Welcome by Mari Carmen Ramirez
The Wortham Curator of Latin American Art, MFAH
• 3:16 pm: Speaker, H-E-B. Diamond Partner, James Harris
Director: Diversity & Inclusion and Supplier Diversity.
• 3:21 pm: Anthology Presentation by Luis Armenta-Malpica and Elizabeth Quila
• 3:28 pm: Guest Poet reading: Jordi Virallonga-Eguren
• 3:39 pm: Poetry reading in Spanish by students ILTexas Katy Westpark HS:
Christian Vega Casais and Faithful Chukwuemeka
• 3:50 pm: Musical Interlude: Isabella Salazar
• 3:55 pm: Reading in Spanish by students ILTexas Windmill Lakes-Orem HS:
Alejandra Becerra and Alejandro Vargas
• 4:05 pm: Musical recital: Mezzo-Soprano Cecilia Duarte.
• 4:15 pm: Closing ceremonies