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Hola Melbourne brings you a new generation of a Latin American festival – two full weeks of interactive events where you can enjoy, learn, create, and be immersed in art, music, literature, film, and ideas.


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CALL FOR ARTISTS

4DIVERSE – with support from the City of Port Phillip – announces ‘Formas de Vida’ - an art exhibition with a mission to promote cultural diversity and showcase Latin American values through visual expression.

We now call for Australian-based Latin American artists to participate in the ‘Formas de Vida’ group art Exhibition, as a part of the Hola Melbourne! Festival of Latin American Culture and Ideas St Kilda 2019.

THEME
Latin American artists based in Australia are called to present their visions, perspectives, and experiences relating to the complex theme of ‘global environment’. This may include the struggles for land by indigenous communities, political and community responses to climate change, the sustainable future, issues and solutions… or any artistic interpretation of the prompt!

PRIZES
Prizes will be awarded to participants placing first and second in the exhibition’s competition, as decided by attendees of the exhibition throughout the duration of the festival.
 First prize: a 3-day Solo exhibition in 4Diverse Gallery to be held on any weekend between July 1st and October 1st 2020 as per the winner artist convenience.
 Second prize: $500-voucher for art materials.

The deadline to submit the application is Sunday, 14 July 2019.


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RESULT OF THE SUBMISSIONS FOR THE LITERARY ANTHOLOGY

After the consideration of the panel of judges, the editorial committee is pleased to announce the submissions that will form part of the literary anthology for “Hola Melbourne! Festival of Latin American Culture and Ideas”. This book, co-published by A Voz Limpia and Revarena Ediciones, will be released both in Australia and in Mexico in the second half of 2019.

SHORT STORY
“Carlos in a Tram” – Abraham Alejandro Dunovits
“Medical Tape” – Tresa LeClerc
“Everybody needs a friend” – Gracia Baldovino
“Ola” – Adrián Ortega Iturriaga
“Está blindado este mando a distancia” – Haydeé Iliana Muñoz Vélez
“Corredores” – Rafael Volta

POETRY
“In Transit” – Devika Pandit
“Cultural Distance” – Sharon Mo
“Migrar” – Abel Galante
“Distancia Cero” – Daniel Sacchero
“Como sucede la distancia” – Uriel Hernández Gonzaga
“Medida de Lebesgue” – Alfredo Lozano Reynoso.


PROGRAM SEPTEMBER 13 - 29 2019

SUPPORTED BY

4DIVERSE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY OF PORT PHILLIP LOCAL FESTIVALS FUND, VICTORIAN MULTICULTURAL COMMISSION AND RMIT UNIVERSITY FOR MAKING HOLA MELBOURNE! 2019 POSSIBLE

4DIVERSE ALSO ACKNOWLEDGES THE SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF OUR FESTIVAL PARTNERS INCLUDING A VOZ LIMPIA, REVARENA EDICIONES, MULE ETHNODANCEOLOGY ART, MEXVIC ASSOCIATION AND CASA CULTURA IN THE REALISATION OF HOLA MELBOURNE! 2019

4DIVERSE ACKNOWLEDGES THE SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF OUR MEDIA PARTNERS ST KILDA ARTS COMMUNITY AND OPEN MEDIA AUSTRALIA IN THE REALISATION OF HOLA MELBOURNE! 2019

4DIVERSE ACKNOWLEDGES THE SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF OUR SPONSORS