Bernardo Atxaga today in the emblematic Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2014-12-03

Under the promotion program for the Basque literature in Mexico organized by the Etxepare Basque Institute, today December 3, the International Day of Euskera, Bernardo Atxaga will give a lecture-talk in the emblematic Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City , along with writer, Mexican journalist and literary critic Javier Aranda Luna. The even, focused on the literary work of the Basque author is titled "Conversation with Bernardo Atxaga".
 
The mythical Palacio de Bellas Artes, so tied to the literature, is celebrating its 80 anniversary this year. Last April, the Palace hosted the funeral chapel of the Nobel Prize for Literature Gabriel García Márquez,, and this Summer, in a tribute to the palace, the poet and editor Jaime Labastida Ochoa  said that it is “the most beautiful Renaissance theater yet remaining on the planet”. The Mexican writer, activist and journalist Elena Poniatowska – Cervantes Prize 2013- referred to the palace as "that endearing meringue with golden ornaments" and recalled when the actress Rita Macedo, told the writer Carlos Fuentes  in Tonantzintla (Puebla), that the scenery they were watching was just like the beautiful backdrop of the Bellas Artes. "Her idea of volcanoes was shaped by this palace".
 

The entire program

Under the promotion program for the Basque literature in Mexico organized by the Etxepare Basque Institute, today December 3, the International Day of Euskera, Bernardo Atxaga will give a lecture-talk in the emblematic Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City , along with writer, Mexican journalist and literary critic Javier Aranda Luna. The even, focused on the literary work of the Basque author is titled "Conversation with Bernardo Atxaga".
 
The mythical Palacio de Bellas Artes, so tied to the literature, is celebrating its 80 anniversary this year. Last April, the Palace hosted the funeral chapel of the Nobel Prize for Literature Gabriel García Márquez,, and this Summer, in a tribute to the palace, the poet and editor Jaime Labastida Ochoa  said that it is “the most beautiful Renaissance theater yet remaining on the planet”. The Mexican writer, activist and journalist Elena Poniatowska – Cervantes Prize 2013- referred to the palace as "that endearing meringue with golden ornaments" and recalled when the actress Rita Macedo, told the writer Carlos Fuentes  in Tonantzintla (Puebla), that the scenery they were watching was just like the beautiful backdrop of the Bellas Artes. "Her idea of volcanoes was shaped by this palace".
 

The entire program

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