Embajada en Reino Unido

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What’s ON? December 2019

We have a very interesting pick of cultural activities this month, including music, literature and cinema proposals. Tune into @ArginUK for more information.

* Some events are not organised directly by this Embassy


6th December - 7.30pm

Launch of Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Argentine Plays

Roundhouse

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Join us for an evening of readings from six compelling Argentinian plays from the newly released Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Argentine Plays. All are winners of the 2017 and 2018 National Theatre Institute of Argentina Playwriting award.

Following the readings, there will be a Q&A discussion with the translators and the director of the National Theatre Institute of Argentina on the challenges of new Argentine theatre, translation and representation of plays outside their country of origin.

Curated by Professor Catherine Boyle, in collaboration with the National Theatre Institute of Argentina, and the Argentine Embassy in London, the selected works are:

  • Extraordinary Life, by Mariano Tenconi Blanco and translated by Catherine Boyle
  • Green Duck, by Fabián Díaz and translated by Gwen MacKeith
  • Fonavi, by Leonel Giacometto and translated by Rosalind Harvey
  • Nou fiuter, by Franco Calluso and translated by William Gregory
  • Poor Men’s Poetry, by Juan Ignacio Fernández and translated by William Gregory
  • Dragon Fire over Wood Dragon, by Candelaria Sabagh and translate by Kate Eaton

Roundhouse - Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 8EH, London

More info and tickets here

 

7th December, 9pm-3am
Movimientos: Conjunto Sabroso / Nómade / Philips Man & Lolo MC

Hootananny Brixton - Free before 10pm 

Nomade Funk-Filled Afro-Latin Fusions. Aldo Couceiro is an Argentinian born and raised musician. Around August 2017, after working for a year and a half as a session guitar player for some bands of the London scene, he decided to start his own project called NÓMADE, an instrumental trio (guitar, bass and drums) playing a fusion of Funk, Afrobeat, Reggae/Dub, Blues and Latin grooves.

95 Effra Road, SW2 1DF London

More info and tickets here

 

13th November to 11th December
VIA ARTS PRIZE Exhibition

Embassy of Brasil - Free entry 

The VIA Arts Prize, organised in partnership with ACALASP and supported by Instituto Cervantes and People's Palace Projects, is now open until 13 December at the Embassy of Brazil in London. All 30 finalists' artworks are on exhibit, celebrating Ibero-American culture alongside 2018 VIA Arts Prize winner Hugo Brazão's solo show 'Best Foot Backward'.


PUBLIC PROGRAMME
Guided Tours

On Mondays at 3pm, we invite the public to a guided tour with selected artists. For more information and to RSVP for each session, click on the dates 

02/12    09/12

EMBASSY OF BRAZIL
14-16 Cockspur Street
SW1Y 5BL

 

10th of December, 6.15pm
LEYENDO ARGENTINA- Reading Argentina

Free entry / Limited capacity

Every month a group of readers gather at the Embassy thanks to the Argentine Society. Leyendo Argentina/ Reading Argentina, is an open space to delve into contemporary argentine authors.

Next meeting we will talk about “Zona de Clivaje”, by Liliana Heker.

65 Brook Street, W1K 4AH

Do you want to join the group?

Write now to info@angloargentinesociety.co.uk

www.angloargentinesociety.org.uk

 

13th December, 7pm
Julieta Iglesias plays Piazzolla

ABASTO - Free entry 

Julieta Iglesias is an outstanding pianist. On Friday 13th she will delight us with an intimate show, playing songs composed by Astor Piazzolla, one of the best Argentine composers of all times.

55-57 Connaught St., W2 2 London

More info here

14th December, 8.30pm
Navidad Nuestra with Mariana Rosas

St Joseph’s RC Church, Highgate N19 5NE

 Mariana Rosas, will be bringing Christmas cheer to Londoners this December. As the nights draw in and the big day comes ever closer, come to a Christmas concert with a difference this year. Featuring carols from the UK, Italy, Czech Republic, Sweden, Lebanon, Argentina and more, performed by the best singers and players in North London and conducted by rising star Mariana Rosas.
The main highlight will be Navidad Nuestra, written by the Argentinian composer Ariel Ramirez, a suite of dances and songs typical of the Argentinian culture, about the Nativity. This is a chance to hear Christmas music from all over the world that won't be being performed elsewhere. An opportunity not to be missed!
Mulled wine and mince pies will be available after the concert.

St Joseph’s RC Church, Highgate N19 5NE

More info and tickets here

 

21st December, 7.30pm
Sing Christmas! with Mariana Rosas

St Michael’s Church, Highgate N6 6BJ

 Mariana Rosas, will be bringing Christmas cheer to Londoners this December. Originally from Buenos Aires, Mariana graduated with a Masters in choral conducting from Birmingham University last year. Since then she is one of the 2 highly talented young musicians who are being mentored by David Temple, the Music Director of Crouch End Festival Chorus, for a year. Mariana will be demonstrating her conducting skills when she conducts 2 pieces of music at their Christmas concert.

Crouch End Festival Chorus
David Temple conductor
Peter Jaekel organ and piano

St Michael’s Church, Highgate N6 6BJ

More info and tickets here

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