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Children of Latin America.

'Annual Dinner and Dance, 12-10-12 at 7pm, Richmond,Surrey'
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Annual Fundraising Dinner Dance at the Richard Gate Hotel, 1 Richmond Hill, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6RP. There will be live music, dinner, raffle, auctions.

This year's proceeds are going to a children's hospice Grupo de Apoio a Cranca com Cancer(Children with Cancer Assistance Group) in Brazil, and as such the night will be Brazilian themed.

If you would like some further information about the Charity or to purchase tickets please don't hesitate to contact us on: 0208 487 57 92 or email - admin@childrenoflatinamerica.com.
Juan Diego Florez.

'Peruvian Operatic Recital, Royal Albert Hall, 8th May 2012'
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Following his sell out Rosenblatt Recital at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall earlier this year, Peruvian tenor Juan Diego will make his fifth appearance for the series in a very special concert at one of London's most iconic venues, the Royal Albert Hall, on 8 May 2012.

Hailed by Pavarotti as his musical heir, Florez is the star tenor of our time who is known as the King of the High. Florez also made history a few years ago by becoming the first tenor in decades to give an encore at La Scala, Milan.

In May 2012, the superstar tenor will become the first tenor since Pavarotti and Carreras to give a solo recital at the Royal Albert Hall.

Singing his favourite operatic arias and songs, Kammerorchester of Heilbronn, which will be conducted by multi-award winning conductor Alessandro Vitiello.

For a taster of Juan Diego Florez singing with an orchestra at Rosenblatt Recitals, please click on the video below:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6oK-e9FcOQ&feature=channel_video_title
Tickets are selling fast for this recital so early booking is advised to hear this outstanding singer for a great price: www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/juan-diego-florez/default.aspx

Florez's only operatic recital series and the place to go to hear hot new talent (The Independent) Please visit the Rosenblatt Recitals website for more information about this season's concerts: http://www.rosenblattrecitalseries.co.uk/whats_on.aspx
One Night in the Amazon.

'Jungle Themed Costume Party, 25th June, 2011, Hammersmith, London'
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'One night in the Amazon' Is going to be fun jungle themed costume party, a charity fundraising event which will be organized by Tolerance International UK, to take place on Saturday the 25th of June 2011.
Venue
Doors open from 6pm-1am
Brook Green hotel- Young's Pub
170 shepherd's bush road, Hammersmith, W6 7PB.

The night will be infused with live entertainment, with a combination of English and Latin music, a little bit of stand-up comedy and a fun casual fashion show to portray some of costumes that will be worn by the audience and a whole lot of prizes to give away for the best costumes and raffle draw winners. Entrance Fee is £5 (inclusive of one raffle ticket free) all proceeds will go to the Human & Habitat campaign which aims at bringing about socio-economic integrity through doing justice to the environment and the people of Peru. The campaign tackles the pressing issues of environmental degradation and poverty afflictions and how these issues affect each other. It embraces the recognition of this relationship as the only way towards providing a long term answer. H&H's Peru Green Initiative and Reforestation Programme works by providing the communities in "Loreto" in Peru with the training, knowledge and means needed for them to practice reforestation and a forestation of the region; by initially providing them with immediate sustenance, then providing income for trees they plant and for their subsequent management and preservation of these trees.

For more information on the charity organization, "Tolerance International UK" please visit our website www.toleranceinternational.org.uk and for further details on the event "One Night In The Amazon" and the "Human & Habitat Campaign", Please email Ms Fleur Mendes on events@toleranceinternational.org.uk or call 020 7603 0062
a Night of Boleros - Live.

'Latin Love Songs with Velez, London 8th April 2011'
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Enjoy a night of Romantic and Passionate Latin american music at the Bolivar Hall with the launch of Boleros love songs album with Fabian Velez.

Tickets - £12 includes free glass of wine.
Time - 7:30pm on the 8th of April 2011

Venue
Bolivar Hall
Grafton Way
London, W1
Nearest station - warren street.

For tickets email - velezfa@gmail.com , call - 07957 638 455
BFI South American season.

'Film Making Across South America '
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This August, the BFI is exploring the recent renaissance of filmmaking across South America. The re-emergence of national cinemas has coincided with a tide of genuine political democracy that has swept the continent.

Highlights of the season include Bolivia, an early example of New Argentine Cinema, which deals with the country's uneasy relationship with its South American immigrants and City of God, a sprawling, engrossing account of the rise of drug gangs in Rio.

For more information visit British Film Institute
CHARITY SALSA EVENT.

'Dance the night away at this charity salsa event '
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A fundraising salsa night in Notting Hill on 16th July. Proceeds will go Raleigh International.

Dance the night away at this charity salsa event with instructors and professional dancers available for tutorials, dance competitions and fun prizes.

Proceedings go to Raleigh International charity foundation.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer, unwind from the week to a mix of Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue and Reggaeton in a vibrant and exciting atmosphere.

No partners necessary
£10 Entry on the door
Drinks at pub prices

Doors open at 9pm, arrive early to avoid disappointment
(half the entry fee goes to the club after 10pm)
The night is being held at BlagClub, 68 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3HT.
For any further information or names for the guestlist, please email manica_b@hotmail.com or see Our facebook Page
UK Helps Chile.
chile earthquake help
' help for Chile Trafalgar Square, 7th March 2010'
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Sunday 7th of March 2010. 12 - 3pm in trafalgar square, london.
open air concert to raise funds and awareness for victims of the chile earthquake
email - contact@helpchile.co.uk
site - www.helpchile.co.uk
Latin Womens Festival.
latin festival
' Latin Women's Day Festival 6th March 2010'
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ORGANIZED BY AND FOR LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN
LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN RIGHTS SERVICES
52-54 Featherstone Street
London, EC1Y 8RT
Tel: 0844 264 0682
Fax: 0207 336 0555
www.lawrs.org.uk

World Music Festival.
world music festival
' World Sacred Music Festival. 10th to 18th October 2009. Brighton'
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To kick off the Festival, we are bringing over Marlui Miranda from Brazil who will perform Songs from the Amazon on Saturday, October 10th.
Brazilian singer, composer and researcher Marlui Miranda has studied the musical traditions of the Brazilian Indians for three decades and is widely recognised as the leading performer of Amazonian indigenous music.

The event will begin with a workshop at 2:00pm Learn stories, dances and songs with Marlui at our workshop from 2-4pm. Brighton Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton, 10/10/09.

That evening, she and British multi-instrumentalist Ravi will then perform chants and songs from the rainforest, and cross musical boundaries between South America, Africa and the UK. Saturday, 10/10/009 from 8pm. St Andrew's Church, Waterloo Street, Brighton

for full details of all events visit worldsacredmusic.org
Kiya Uncovered Photo Exhibition - Peruvian Charity.
kiya survivors
' 14th- 20th August, Hove 2009'
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Kiya Uncovered is a photography exhibition and fundraising event hosted by Peruvian childrens charity, Kiya Survivors, at the Naked Eye gallery in Hove. The opening night takes place on Friday 14th August from 6-9pm and launches the week long photography exhibition. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Please RSVP to events@kiyasurvivors.org

While nibbling on delicious food provided by Graze, guests will be treated to a colourful collection of photos of the children, families and teachers supported by the Rainbow Centre, one of Kiya Survivors educational centres, in Urubamba, Peru. Many of the photos were taken by Brighton-resident Sarah Baker, who volunteered with Kiya Survivors in 2004.

Kiya Survivors, a registered UK charity based in Hove, provides support and education for children with special needs in Peru and was started 9 years ago by a Brighton resident who witnessed the plight of the children whilst in South America. The Kiya Uncovered exhibition will give a visual tour of the charitys work and raise funds through an evening of photos and fun in true Latin style.

Find out more on the event website at:
www.kiyauncovered.uuuq.com/Kiya_Uncovered/Welcome.html
To Donate visit www.justgiving.com/missuschippy
Suenos-Dreams.

' The Latin American cult Sendural event. 12th and 19th June 2009. London'
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FREE EVENT

Enjoy "Jovenes sin Fronteras" the oral history latest documentary on the young Latin Americans in London, focusing on their dreams and migration.

Featuring the contribution of contemporary artists, pioneers on carnival arts such as Mandingan arts, and young Latin American urban musicians such as Sonido Callejero, Nuevo Gobierno, and different folk dance groups this a great opportunity to share their dreams and realities as well as their constant cultural participation and contribution to the the capital city of London.

Traditional Bolivian dancers
Also Celebrate Refugee Week as Southwark libraries and the Southwark refugee artist network present: "Suenos" a Latin American cultural event at Peckham library in collaboration with www.properuvianartuk.com on Friday June 19 2009, 5pm to 9pm. A range of events will be taking place throughout the evening, including:

* "Jovenes sin fronteras" documentary about the contribution to London's cultural life made by young Latin American people. Presented by Sofia Buchuck, singer and poet
* Bolivian Dance Workshop lead by Gladys Medina and Bolivian dancers.
* Maria Eugenia Bravo, Chilean poet and writer
* superb Reggaeton from Indio Lirico
* Carlos Paul, Ecuadorian singer songwriter
* large collection of Spanish language books available to borrow on the day
* free refreshments and surprise gifts

For further information about this free event please contact Mike Prendergast on 020 7394 5686. Contact us
For further information or if you have any comments and suggestions about our services please contact us. Southwark libraries
Tel: 020 7525 2000
Fax: 020 7525 1568
email - southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk

Culture, libraries learning and leisure
Chatelaine House
186 Walworth Road
SE17 1JJ

Trailer of Jovenes sin fronteras on you tube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8HZEh4PoE0
Legendary Amazonian spirits of life.

'YACURUNAS-DELGHTFUL AND ENCHANTING LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC. London, June 12th 2009'
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YACURUNAS CD LAUNCH 12 JUNE AT 6/9PM

FEATURING COLLECTIVE CHILDRENS VOICES FROM

RAICES LATINAS.

SHAKIRITA CHICA LATINA

AND WELL KNOWN SINGERS and bands.

LUZ ELENA CAICEDO, SOFIA BUCHUCK, SILVIA DEMETILLA, ISABEL ROOS LOPEZ, LUZMIRA ZERPA, MARTHA SALGADO, CAMERON MC BRIDE, BETTY RHAZA,JHON CUEVAS,HENRY BRAN, VOCES DEL SUR.

MUSICIANS

Camilo Menjura Wilmer Zifontes

Marco Valencia Yohnny Rodriguez

Venue: BOLIVAR HALL, Grafton Way, London WIT 5DL

Tel: 0207 9249359 Mob:07746972240

website - www.properuvianartuk.com    email - taruquita@hotmail.com

FREE EVENT
Supported by the BBC children in need and the em


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