Book Presentation: Poetas en Casa 2020 - Anthology



Book Presentation

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.

Anthology poets:

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

Activities

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

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