Eduardo Galeano Opens Casa de las Americas Literary Contest

HAVANA TIMES, Jan 16 — Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano opened the 53rd annual Casa de las Americas Literary Awards today in the Che Guevara Hall of that Cuban cultural institution in Havana.

The inauguration welcomed the 22 figures who will make up the jury. They will be taking part in round tables and panels, as well as evaluating some 400 original literary works, with the largest share coming from Argentina, Brazil and Colombia, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.

The overall event program — which includes concerts, exhibitions and the presentations of new works — is open to the public free of charge until 26 January, when the winners will be announced.

 


3 thoughts on “Eduardo Galeano Opens Casa de las Americas Literary Contest

  • Can you forward data re 2017 Casa Lit Contest please

    Dr marina ama omowale maxwell
    Founder of Writers Union of Trinidad & Tobasgo

  • Please see above REQUEST MADE SOMETIME NOW – I hope to hear from you soon with information on ENTERING THE 2013 CASA DE LAS AMERICAS LITERARY CONTEST. ASAP.

    I HAVE JUST COMPLETED ” THE 8TH OCTAVE” AND ITS SEQUEL ” THE CALLING” – AN ECO-POLITICAL , MAGICAL REALISM/ REAL MARAVAILLOSO NOVEL and would like to enter them.

    THANK YOUR FOR AN EARLY RESPONSE.
    VENCEREMOS

    Dr marina ama omowale maxwell PhD
    Founder of the Writers Union of Trinidad & Tobago. H P 7 T

  • Dear Casa de Las Americas
    GREETINGS to Snr Robert Fernandez Retamar.

    YOU NEED TO SUPPLY MORE DATA ON YOUR AWARD COMPETITIONS.
    I will like to enter your next Literary Awards Competition for 2013 ???? and any other Literary Awards in Latin America you can tell me about. NEED DATA ON YOUR SITE.
    I have been to Cuba twice and even presented a paper at the Juries one year.
    THANK YOU FOR EARLY DATA.
    DR MARINA AMA OMOWALE MAXWELL PhD

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