Symposiums, conferences, forums, and learning and discussion-related events

Instituto Cervantes programs a videoconference on Magellan’s arrival to the Philippines

On June 13, at 6pm, Instituto Cervantes de Manila is presenting a videoconference on the first circumnavigation of the world. The guest speaker will be Tomás Mazón, a specialist on the topic and creator of the website La Primera Vuelta al Mundo (rutaelcano.com). Interest in the historical Magellan-Elcano expedition is growing in the Philippines, particularly because…

Instituto Cervantes programs online lecture by the head writer of the hit-TV series La casa de papel

On April 28, at 7pm, Instituto Cervantes de Manila is presenting an online lecture by Javier Gómez Santander, the Head writer and Executive co-producer of thepopular Spanish TV show La casa de papel. In his talk, Gómez Santander will share aspects of his career as a screenwriter, as well as a couple of secrets and details of the creation of the…

Instituto Cervantes presents discussion “Intramuros, the Underrated Jewel of Manila”

Cognizant of the importance of Intramuros as a key symbol of Philippine heritage, the Instituto Cervantes, with the collaboration of the Embassy of Spain and the Intramuros Administration, presents “Intramuros, the Underrated Jewel”, a round-table discussion in which various Spanish and Filipino experts on fortifications will tackle the challenges of conservation of the walled city.…