Culture

Yaminahua becomes official

The government of Peru recognized the official language of the alphabet of the indigenous community Yaminahua.

The year for Augusto Roa Bastos

The “Real Academia de la Lengua Española” will hold a special edition of "Yo el Supremo" for 2017, the masterpiece of the Paraguayan intellectual.

Barranquilla: South America's 'other' carnival

Bikinis, bare skin, face paint, feathers. Pretty much what you'd expect this time of year from Rio Carnival, right?

Alba Eiragi Duarte is the first

The Paraguayan Writers Society welcomes the first indigenous woman poet. 

Recognized, bigger and stronger

“El Mercado de las pulgas de Usaquén” is a centre of culture and entrepreneurship promotion that aims higher each year.

Latin America landed in Berlin

Mexican filmmaker Esteban Arrangoiz Julien, whose short film "Ensueño en la Pradera" won the Silver Bear of this category at the Berlinale, calls out for culture.

Latin American art lands in LA

More than 40 Latin American and Hispanic art exhibitions and events will invade Southern California in the United States, as part of an initiative called Pacific Standard Time: LA / LA.

How to Bloco during Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2017

No matter how many hours one plans to revel in the Carnival festivities, certain things should be considered, and the first is which blocos to attend.

Avatar arrives to the Amazonas

Construction projects are threatening the sacred places and Munduruku culture.

Colombia: Secrets of an ancient curiosity

Explore Colombia's mysterious interior and encounters the remnants of a forgotten civilisation.

The undesired reflect in the mirror

The lack of promotion, the reluctance to different accents and the lack of distribution make Latin films distant from the public of other countries, despite the common language. Latin Americans don’t like Latin American films.

Pompidou: Colombia is an option

For its 40th anniversary, a Latin American headquarter for the Pompidou cultural center is already a project.

Literature the art of lying

“Los adioses” 55th anniversary reminds us of Juan Carlos Onetti, his vision about the Latin American Literature and its future.

Pompidou: Colombia is an option

For its 40th anniversary, a Latin American headquarter for the Pompidou cultural center is already a project.

Frida Kahlo Gallery: center of interchange

With an abundance of landscapes, portraits, nudes, abstract work and sculpture, made with diverse techniques and a great variety of styles, as well as formats, the 31st International Artists exhibition "Color es nuestro" was inaugurated at the Frida Kahlo Art Gallery.

The real end of the Mayas

Based on data obtained by radiocarbon studies, ceramic remains and highly controlled archaeological excavations, researchers were able to establish a fairly accurate chronology of population fluctuations, and how building construction increased and decreased in the area.

A place to remember

El Salvador pays tribute to one of the greatest attacks against civilians perpetrated by a Latin American army in aims of preventing violence in the country.

Traces of Maya civilization’s initial collapse found in Guatemala

Centuries before its cities were totally abandoned, the Mayan civilization suffered its first sudden collapse, US and Guatemalan researchers have determined at the Ceibal archaeological site in Guatemala

Is it possible to relive the muysca language?

Approximately a million people spoke Muysca in the Nuevo Reino de Granada (New Kingdom of Granada) before the arrival of the Spaniards, although some words still survive

The “Rebozo purepecha” has deeper meaning

The purepecha rebozo is more than a piece to protect the woman from the cold. It is a symbol of their culture, identity, femininity and marital status which they carry with pride and elegance.

Leo Brower: Culture and history through music

The Latin America we know is a point of admiration, not of repose and analysis but of admiration to an aesthetic phenomenon of great importance. A blend of situations that made our roots. The well-known Cuban composer Leo Brower proves the point.

Berlin Film Festival opened doors

Latin American film industry will represent an "important geographical point" in the Berlinale Forum section, dedicated to experimental cinema, with films from Brazil, Peru, Chile, Mexico and Argentina, and which will also screen a Spanish film, the organization.

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