Latin America

Iván Cruz Osorio – Mexico

Poet Iván Cruz Osorio shares a piece of his poetry.

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✅ An international event, supporting and celebrating books as the foundation of a healthy society.
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✅ Addresses the professional, business and wider publics.
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✅ Encourages an increase in reading, literacy and the values of imagination in the society
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Yana Lucila Lema Otovalo – Kichwa Otavalo indigenous people (Ecuador)

Video-conversation with a poet from the Kichwa indigenous community. She speaks about the situation of indigenous communities in Ecuador, their languages, literature and culture and shares a traditional story from her community and some of her poetry. You can also hear how poetry sounds in Kichwa language! #poetry #poesia #UniversalBookNight #LaNochedelLibroUniversal #connectingcultures