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The Ateneo de Jerez celebrates 120 years of existence

CULTURE The Ateneo de Jerez celebrates 120 years of existence On April 17 IV Cultural Week will begin with the unveiling of a plaque in Cervantes


The Ateneo de Jerez begin next April 17 the IV Cultural Week. An event that aims to "make ourselves visible to our citizens, to show who we are, what we do and we contribute to society," says a company Jerez. A week that has the motto 'We are culture', "because we participate in the progress of our society, we promote reflection and analysis of what is happening and concerned citizens, we promote knowledge of Arts, Sciences and Letters, or defending the heritage of our city, offering free spaces, critical thinking and other values ​​such as friendship, solidarity and respect for the environment, "added from the Ateneo.

The program will begin on Monday 17, at 20 pm in the school Cervantes to commemorate the constitution of Jerezano Ateneo, right there 120 years ago with a commemorative plaque. On Tuesday, at 19.30 hours, Antonina Rodrigo, gold medal of Andalusia 2017, writer, whose work is characterized by divulging depth research their characters in archives and libraries, offer the conference 'Ateneo and commitment. Lorca's love for ateneos'. Exiled, forgotten, silenced, illustrious, persecuted, anonymous ... through his hands and his memory have passed dozens of women from different eras, known figures, such as Mariana Pineda, María Lejárraga, Margarita Xirgu, Dolores Ibarruri, María Teresa León, Federica Montseny or María Zambrano. Antonina is very well known for biographies of Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí. Wednesday, also at 19.30 hours, the brothers Ateneos of Cadiz, Chiclana, Sanlucar and El Cuervo participate in the round table 'The Ateneos, we are Culture'. On Friday 21, Antonio Manuel Rodríguez, president of the Federation of Andalusia Ateneos, will speak on 'the cultural circles or atheneums the XXI Century: Culture, freedom and independence'. These latest appointments will be held at the headquarters of the Ateneo de Jerez (San Cristobal, 8). To close this cultural week, the Camerata of the Ateneo de Jerez give a concert on Sunday, April 23 at 12 pm in the Cloisters of Santo Domingo. It is noteworthy that during the cultural week at the headquarters of the Ateneo, you can visit an exhibition called 'Between lyrics and music, working for Culture ", a work of Antonio Herrera Ateneo Valderas.