Puerto Vallarta is ready to present for eighth annual International Meeting of Poets with the “Letras en la Mar” festival, to be held from April 25 to 28, as part of the cultural activities commemorating the anniversary of the city.
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During the three days of the event, attendees can enjoy a wide range of public and free activities around literature such as literary gatherings and recitals, tributes, book presentations, poetry readings, workshops and talks.
The International Encounter of Poets and Artists “Letras en la Mar” is organized by the Hugo Gutiérrez Vega Chair, with the support of the University of Guadalajara Coastal (CUCosta) of the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), the Vallartense Institute of Culture (IVC), private initiative and civil society organizations.
Since its inception, “Letras en la Mar”, is responsible for bringing together the main national and international poets so that, through an interactive exhibition, they continue promoting the dissemination and interpretation of poetry.
Francisco Hernández Pérez, considered one of the most representative voices of the new Mexican poetry, will receive the highest award, El Caracol de Plata ( Eng. The Silver Caracol ).