Snippet: The Quixote Year, a regional affair

2015 marks the 4th centenary of the publication of the second part of Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quijote de la Mancha (Wikipedia). Somebody had the idea to declare it the Quixote Year and have special events around Cervantes, his work, the locations, etc. The museum and library dedicated to the Quixote, situated in Ciudad Real, were remodeled and recently have been reopened to the public (English info; museum website). The Museum of Santa Cruz in Toledo (website) will have two special exhibitions; and there will be opera, concerts, sports (sic!) and events to promote reading. But apparently it is meant for Spanish speakers only as this blogger has not been able to find any information in English by Castilla-La Mancha’s regional government…

SOURCE: El País, Jan. 23, 2015


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