Quito, July 10, 2018

Drafting FIDAL

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Literary works by Rosalía Arteaga were presented in Spain

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Rosa Carmín y Conjuros, poems written by Rosalía Arteaga, former president of Ecuador and president of the FIDAL Foundation, were presented this July 9 in Alicante, Spain.

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Through an interview directed by Carlos Arcaya, head of content for Radio Alicante-Cadena SER, and a subsequent book signing at FNAC Alicante Bulevar, Arteaga made her work as a writer known in the Iberian country.

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The program was organized by Marie-Lise Gazarian, director of the Graduate Program in Spanish, St. John's University, NY; Ines Archer, bi / Coa director and adjunct professor, St. Johns University; in coordination with Vicente Alcaraz, from the CosmoArte Siglo XXV gallery, Spain. The presentation of Arteaga's works was attended by the Ecuadorian consul in Alicante, Gonzalo Rueda.

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Arteaga -who is also a member of the Alexandria Library and the Royal European Academy of Doctors- wrote Rosa Carmín in 2015: a book that compiles 42 poems dedicated to the women of Ecuador and America, and addresses issues such as heroism, interculturality and history through women; It was written by the hand of his sister Claudia Arteaga Serrano and published by Editorial Norma.

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Conjuros, meanwhile, is a work constructed from words from different languages ​​that have evocative force, the same ones that were appreciated in the different trips through the world of the writer. Ten poems collected in this book were set to music by the Cuenca composer Eduardo Neira, the same ones that have been performed in various settings inside and outside the country.