Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Festival Gabriel García Márquez 2016

Dear Teachers of Spanish:

We are in the process of re-visioning the Spanish Poetry Declamation Contest.

After 40 years, we are about to launch a new and exciting Festival of literature and culture.

Among the changes you can expect this year:

• instead of poetry, a focus on Gabriel García Márquez

• instead of declamation, reader response in the form of poetry, art and performance

• instead of a contest, a celebration

Within the next few weeks, we will publish specific directions and suggestions, including a short video, via our web site.

Meanwhile, save the date: Saturday, April 16 in MEZ 1.306

More information will be made available soon.


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