Miami Dade College’s Koubek Center to Celebrate World Book Day with Simultaneous, International Read-Along of Don Quixote
Miami, April 17, 2013 -
Miami Dade College
’s (MDC) Koubek Center will join 30 cities from around the world in a read-along of the Spanish novel, Don Quixote. The simultaneous rendition of the famed masterpiece will take place during World Book Day, Tuesday, April 23.
The Koubek Center will join the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, for twelve straight hours, beginning at 10 a.m. In Miami, representatives from different cultural institutions, as well as other invited guests and the public at large will also take part in the uninterrupted reading of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra’s tale. Videos and pictures will streamline the reading of the classic novel from different international forums, including a live connection with Madrid.
The Circulo de Bellas Artes will have telephone connections
the world, including San
(Puerto Rico), Asuncion
(Paraguay), Mexico City, Lima
(Peru), Santa Ana
(El Salvador ), Sydney
(South Africa), Palermo
(Finland), and other cities across Spain.
MDC’s Koubek Center to Host World Book Day with Reading of Don Quixote
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
- WHERE: MDC’s Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd Street
Miami, FL 33135
- COST: Free
Snacks and refreshments will be available during the forum.
There is no entry fee for this event. Those people wishing to be part of the reading, should contact the Koubek Center at 305-237-7750, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, email@example.com, MDC communications director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, firstname.lastname@example.org, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366, email@example.com, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, firstname.lastname@example.org, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, email@example.com