Celebrate the 10th Aniversary of Instituto Cervantes Sydney this spring!
From September to November, Instituto Cervantes Sydney is offering an exciting range of FREE and ticketed activities and events showcasing the diversity of the Spanish language and its rich and vibrant culture.
Enjoy movies, conferences, gastronomic events, concerts and much more!
Check out what's on below - tickets are now on sale (some events have already sold out!)
Everything gets better - How to achieve positive changes through Social Media with the participation of the writer and one of the creators of a Not-for-profit with the aim of supporting the LGTB community "ItgetsbetterPeru", Marianela de Castro.
Lecture: Discover Paella's history - Spanish chef David León, chef of the Alegrías restaurant in Sydney, will explain the history of paella, detailing its origins and how Valencian paella is distinguished from other varieties of paella.
Atapuerca: Research in the 21st Century - Researcher Robert Sala will offer a talk where he will explain, from a scientific perspective, at which point the research about human evolution in Atapuerca is.
Lecture & Cocktail: Discover Atapuerca with Robert Sala - Researcher Robert Sala will offer a conference where he will explain in a general way the works that are carried out in Atapuerca and the importance of Atapuerca in the investigation of the paradigms of human evolution.
2019 European Day of Languages - Five European Cultural Centres based in Sydney will offer free speed learning sessions, music and food. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about European language courses and other services offered in Sydney.
Book Launch with the author Eduardo Lazcano - Eduardo Lazcano-Ponce will talk about his book about mental health "Entre Cacomixtles y Koalas. Desafíos ante la discapacidad intelectual".
Opening Night - Iberoamerican Short-film Festival (Huesca International Film Festival) - The Cervantes Institute of Sydney, within the framework of the 10th anniversary of the institution in Australia, offers for the first time in the country, a short film show of the Huesca International Film Festival.
Classic Guitar Concert with Gian Marco Ciampa - The Instituto Cervantes in Sydney will offer a classic guitar concert performed by the famous Italian virtuosoGian Marco Ciampa at its auditorium: Ciampa will be interpreting a programme called "Mediterranean Strings" with pieces from recognised authors.
Closing Night - Iberoamerican Short-film Festival (Huesca International Film Festival) - The Cervantes Institute of Sydney, within the framework of the 10th anniversary of the institution in Australia, offers for the first time in the country, a short film show of the Huesca International Film Festival.
Barcelona, la Rosa de Foc - Barcelona, la Rosa de Foc starts with a question: what is a city? A question that Woody Allen asks us, in the version of the film narrated in English. The narrator takes us by the hand to enter this trip proposed by MEDIAPRO, the director Manuel Huerga and the writer Lluís Arcarazo accompanied by the music of Micka Luna. A trip that will take us to discover or rediscover Barcelona as we have never seen it, with the most advanced technology.
Classic Guitar Concert with Andrew Blanch - Concert to be held at the Cervantes Institute in Sydney with Australian guitarist Andrew Blanch, who won this year's Adelaide Guitar Festival.
Magallanes-El cano around the world Conference & Cocktail - On the occasion of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the return to the world of Magellan-Elcano, the Cervantes Institute in Sydney is pleased to offer a conference on the history of the beltway, a conference that will be taken care of by the Australian hispanist Luke Stegeman and the Australian Navy commander Maxworthy Christopher.
Flamenco Conference - choreography and photography with Sydney choreographer-performer, Annalouise Paul and Maree Laffan.
Frida Kahlo, Viva la Vida - After a sold-out season at the Old 505 Theatre, Frida Kahlo: Viva La Vida by Humberto Robles returns for one night only at the Instituto Cervantes.
MOVIE NIGHTS:"O Apostolo" (Halloween Special) - Sinister elders, strange disappearances and spirits star in this story of horror, adventure, humor and fantasy. This was the first full-length European feature to use the stop-motion technique.
View out the full line-up here.
About Instituto Cervantes Sydney
The Instituto Cervantes is a non-profit organization founded by the Government of Spain in 1991. Its mission is to promote Spanish language teaching as well as that of Spain's co-official languages, in addition to fostering knowledge of the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries throughout the world.