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Personal Librarian to Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Marquéz to Open 2nd Annual Quixote Festival

Ivan Granados Hay - Gabo

Design: Rafael A. Osuba

IVÁN GRANADOS HAY, personal librarian to Gabriel García Marquéz will open the 2nd Annual El Quixote Festival & 30th Annual NC Latin American Film Festival.

We are so honored to have El Señor Granados Hay open our festival and to be collaborating once again with the NC Latin American Film Festival & Miguel Rojas Sotelo as they celebrate their 30th season.
— Rafael A. Osuba
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES, September 20, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- 'Artist Studio Project' (ASP) announced today that Ivan Granados Hay personal librarian to Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Marquéz will open the 2nd Annual El Quixote Festival in collaboration with the 30th Annual NC Latin American Film Festival.

For a decade (before García Márquez passing) Granados Hay worked hand and hand with Marquez not only taking care of the laureate's vast book collection, but also helping him with his articles, memories, and editorial projects.

Granados Hay is also a curator of documentary material of the Nobel Laureate as well as librarian for other important writers, such as Alvaro Mutis.
Presently, Granados Hay is preparing two editorial works (for Penguin Books) on short stories including some lost stories of García Márquez. Hay visits the Triangle directly from Mexico City and will participate in several workshops and events during his three day stay. To include a special luncheon with public, university and state librarians.

The El Quixote Festival "GABO" celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of One Hundred Years of Solitude, the master work of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Marquéz (Gabo), and one of the top 10 books ever written. "We are so honored to have El Señor Granados Hay open our festival and to be collaborating once again with the North Carolina Latin American Film Festival and Miguel Rojas Sotelo as they celebrate their 30th season. We also thank Duke University Libraries and The Romance Studies Department at UNC-CH for helping to make this event possible" said Rafael A. Osuba Founder / Artistic Director of Artist Studio Project the group producing the El Quixote Festival.


WHAT: Opening Reception 6 PM - Food & Music FREE
Film after reception - FREE
The Documentary Film: Gabo - The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez.
Justin Webster - 90 min. 2015.

WHEN: September 29, 2016 - 6pm

WHERE: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill. 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

MORE INFORMATION: Contact Rafael A. Osuba, Artistic Director El Quixote Festival (919) 995-9763 / rafael.osuba@gmail.com - www.iamquixote.com

30th NCLAFF: http://www.latinfilmfestivalnc.com

More about Granados Hay can be found here: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2007/11/28/index.php?section=cultura&article=a04n1cul

To Learn More About Additional Events Planned For the 2016 - 2017 Season Visit: http://iamquixote.com/2016-2017-el-quixote-festival-gabo/

About The El Quixote Festival: The Festival's initial intention is to celebrate the 400th anniversary and closing of Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra’s two books simply known now as "El Quijote", while placing a special emphasis on artistic creations in the Spanish language. Genres such as visual arts, literature, opera, music, dance, theater, film, gastronomy along with various academic events are programmed.
Additional goals are to broaden the artistic landscape in North Carolina, reach new and more diverse audiences and to build relationships, share knowledge, learn and build consensus. The collaborative festival runs from September 29, - April 23. The festival was created by Rafael A. Osuba who serves as its Artistic Director. The first annual festival season was launched on September 29, 2015 through April 23, 2016, with over 154 days of programming engaging more than 50,000 spectators with events in 10 cities across the state of North Carolina.

About ASP:
Artist Studio Project: Promoting Art and Culture through collaborative projects.
ASP is a collaborative of artists working to help promote each other's talents and art through various media forms. Artist studio project will team up artists on an intellectual endeavor that is creative in nature and by doing provide a platform to create by sharing knowledge, learning and building consensus. It is our belief that in particular, teams that work collaboratively can obtain greater resources, recognition and reward when facing competition for finite resources. Asp was created by Rafael A. Osuba.

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