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Hispanic Month at HKU 2011
Date: 8-31 March 2011 

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is making March 2011 Hispanic Month. Sponsors of this year’s events include the Consulate General of Peru in Hong Kong, Fiesta Ltd. and the Global Lounge.

1) Film Festival
Celda 211 (Prison Cell 211)
(Spain, 2009)
Director: Daniel Monzón. Winner of 8 Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars)
Date: 8 March 2011
Room: 103 Main Building
Time: 6:00pm

La Ciudad y Los Perros (The City and the Dogs) (Perú, 1985)
Director: Francisco Lombardi. Based on the novel of the same title by Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Prize for Literature Winner of 2010
Date: 18 March 2011 (Friday)
Room: LG109 KK Leung Building
Time: 5:30pm

Nueve Reinas (Nine Queens) (Argentina, 2000)
Date: 23 March 2011 (Tuesday)
Director: Fabián Bielinsky. Winner of over twenty international Awards
Room: LG105 KK Leung Building
Time: 6:00pm

Guantanamera (Cuba, 1995)
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío.
Date: 30 March 2011 (Wednesday)
Room: 121 Main Building
Time: 5:30pm

2) Tapas Wprkshop
Date: 11 March 2011 (Friday)
Place: Global Lounge
Time: Lunchtime 12:45 - 1:45pm

3) Talk by Consul General of Peru
Title: Machu Picchu: 100 Years after its Discovery
Date: 17 March 2011 (Thursday)
Place: LG110 KK Leung Building
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

4) Talk by the Secretary General of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce
Title: Doing Business with Span
Date: 24 narch 2011 (Thursday)
Place: 167 Main Building
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

5) Hispanic Month Closing Party
Date: 31 March 2011 (Thursday)
Place: Global Lounge
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

- Flamenco Performance by Jenny Mak, a Year III Spanish Student
- Salsa Performance by Joseph Ennin & Partner followed by a Salsa Workshop
- Spanish Food Tasting

Free Admission and no registration required.

All are welcome!

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Rocio Blasco Garcia ( or Ms. Cice Chan (

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