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 Screens online Classic Comedy against Death Penalty

The Instituto Cervantes de Manila invites you to enjoy for free another Spanish classic film, El verdugo (The Executioner), within the program «Clásicos contigo / Classics with You», a film series shown online by Instituto Cervantes. El verdugo (The Executioner), directed by Luis García Berlanga in 1963, is a black comedy about a young undertaker who marries an executioner’s daughter…