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TORCHLIGHT PARADE HISPANIC AMERICAN PARTICIPATION ORGANIZED BY CENTRO CULTURAL HISPANO AMERICANO (CCHA).
CENTRO CULTURAL HISPANO AMERICANO
& LA ASOCIACIÓN DE CHARROS DEL
ESTADO DE WASHINGTON
ARE THE WINNERS OF THE
KIRO TV EQUESTRIAN AWARD 2009
OF THE SEAFAIR TORCHLIGHT PARADE
Centro Cultural Hispano Americano (CCHA) is one of the leading organizations working with the Seafair Activities Board in Seattle to coordinate the Hispanic community for the Seafair Torchlight Parade, which takes place the last Saturday of July. Since 2003, CCHA has coordinated and organized the participation of the 22 Hispanic American countries to show the Seattle community the beauty and richness of our colorful culture with music, dances, folkloric costumes and our flags.
Please join us as an organization or as an individual to this effort to represent Hispanic America, and together organize our participation.
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sponsor our Organization?
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Please call: 253-363-8458
If you are a leader in
the community, have skills and talent, and wish to donate your
time to promote the mission of CCHA.
Please contact Nelida Mendoza for more information at:
Seattle Rainbow Bookfest 2009
Centro Cultural Hispano Americano is a proud sponsor of the seventh annual Seattle Rainbow Bookfest on Saturday, February 28, 2009.
Indu Sundaresan, a Washington State Book Award recipient, is the featured writer of the event. She will be reading from her newly released book of stories, "In the Convent of Little Flowers." There will be writers from different ethnic backgrounds, and among them are four Latina women who will be presenting workshops, panel discussions
and readings from their works: Paola Casla Taylor, interpreter, translator and writer; Diana Leal, journalist; Maria de Lourdes Victoria, writer; and María Nélida Mendoza, journalist, poet and translator.
Diana Leal and Nelida Mendoza will be presenting "Women at War" during the last 50 years in Latin America. They will be talking about the direct and indirect intervention of women in the armed conflict,
specifically in Colombia, Dominican Republic and El Salvador and how
they have been affected by the war, which has also impacted society as
a whole. (1:30 -3:00 p.m.).
3:45 p.m. Nelida Mendoza will read form her poetry.
Saturday, February 28, 2009
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Place: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
of the Month
Jaime Olaya Colombian Artist
"Romancero de la Vía Dolorosa" by Fr. Benjamín Sánchez from México
Directed and translated to English by
M. Nélida Mendoza
The profound reflexion of the Passion of Jesus written in poetry will be declaimed by members of the Hispanic Community with a live presentation of each Station of the Cross.
Performance in Spanish. There will be translated booklets in English.
Come and live with us the pain of Jesus.
Tuesday, March 24 at 8:00 p.m. at Saint Thomas
4415 S. 140th Street, Tukwila, WA 98168
Friday, March 27, 2009 at 8:15 p.m. at Saint Philomena
1790 S. 222nd Street, Des Moines, WA 98198
Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 8:15 p.m. at Saint Theresa
3939 SW 331st Street, Federal Way, WA 98023
A very special night of Flamenco Music and Dance.
Dancer Esther Marion and Guitarist Rafael Vargas present the powerful and versatile singer JESUS MONTOYA from SEVILLA, and with the talented guest artists: guitarist Mark Ferguson and Dancer Savannah Fuentes.
Friday June 12th @ 8 PM
Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainer Ave. South
Seatle, WA. 98118