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Hispanic Month at HKU 2009
 
 
Date: 9-30 March 2009 
 

Hispanic Month at HKU 2009

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is making March 2009 Hispanic Month. Sponsors of this year’s events include the Consulate General of Mexico in Hong Kong, the Consulate General of Peru in Hong Kong, the Spanish Speaking Women’s Association in Hong Kong, Izote Mexican Restaurant, the Office of International Student Exchange, and the Global Lounge.

Click on this link to download the Hispanic Month poster

This year’s programme includes:

Film Festival
9 March 2009
Film: Tocar Y Luchar (To Play and to Fight)
Country: Venezuela
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: LE2, Library Extension Building
Language: In Spanish with English subtitles

19 March 2009
Film: Miel Para Oshun (Honey for Oshun)
Country: Cuba
Time: 6:00 pm 
Venue: K726, Knowles Building
Language: In Spanish with English subtitles

24 March 2009
Film: Cocalero
Country: Argentina/Bolivia
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: K223, Knowles Building
Language: In Spanish with English subtitles

30 March 2009
Film: El Violin (The Violin)
Country: Mexico
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: LE2, Library Extension Building
Language: In Spanish with English subtitles

Talk by the Peruvian Consul General, Ambassador Jaime Pomareda
Date: 10 March 2009
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Venue: K230, Knowles Building 
Language: In English

Talk by the Acting Consul General of Mexico, Mr. Hector Huerta
Official Opening of Hispanic Month 2009
Musical Performance
Date: 13 March 2009
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Venue: Global Lounge

YouTube Video Competition
Deadline for Entries: 16 March 2009 

Piñata Workshop
Date: 18 March 2009
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: 1A05, Fong Shu Chuen Amenities Centre 

Hispanic Month Closing Party
YouTube Competition Award Presentation
Traditional Mexican Costume Display   
Authentic Mexican Food, Cerveza (Beer) and Music
Date: 26 March 2009
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Venue: Global Lounge

Free Admission to all events!

All are welcome!

For enquiries, please contact Dr Joseph Levi, Director of the Language Centre - jlevi@hkucc.hku.hk

 
 
     
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