Upcoming Spanish Resource Center Activities

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Here’s what The Spanish Resource Center has scheduled for 2012:

State Spanish Spelling Bee

April 14th
8:00 am – 2:00 pm

New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education (NMABE) is holding a new State Spanish Spelling Bee. Over 40 participants from all over the State will compete in this contest. The Spanish Resource Center and the National Hispanic Cultural Center host this event and help with the organization.

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Poesía eres tú

April 20th
8:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Spanish Resource Center together the Latino American and Iberian Institute and the National Hispanic Cultural Center organize our 12th Edition of this poetry contest. Elementary School kids (from first to fifth grade) recite a poem in Spanish in the most artistic and beautiful way in front of a crowd of over 300 people. This year 11 schools (from Albuquerque and Clovis) will compete in this contest.

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Bilingual Seal Ceremony
April 21st
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Spanish Resource Center will hold the Award Ceremony for the 8th Edition of our Cuentistas Literary Contest. Middle and High School students from all over New Mexico send their stories in Spanish and they compete for the most original and artistic writings in Spanish of the State of New Mexico. In the last four years, five students have been awarded with a two week summer course in Spain.
Albuquerque band Mala Maña will play a concert after the Ceremony. The concert is organized by Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish Resource Center.
The Education Community of Albuquerque will celebrate all the students that will graduate with the Bilingual Seal this year from Albuquerque High School.

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8:00 am – 2:00 pm

New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education (NMABE) is holding the 2nd Edition of the US National Spanish Spelling Bee. Last year we had participants from New Mexico, Colorado, Texas and Oregon. The Spanish Resource Center and the National Hispanic Cultural Center host this event and help with the organization.

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Designed to support bilingual and Spanish teaching, the Spanish Resource Center is a meeting point for administrators, coordinators, bilingual and Spanish teachers, and for all age students and people who are interested in the knowledge and the diffusion of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.

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