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Hispanoamericanos en Berlín
Intermediate
23 Videos

Discover the stories of diverse Hispanic Americans who live in the lively city of Berlin. Germany. If Latin American culture interests you, and you want to hear some of the many different accents of the region, we invite you to explore this interesting series.

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Showing 1-23 of 23 Totaling 1 hour 23 minutes

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Hilda y los volcanes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Guatemala

Hilda Velásquez, a young Guatemalan woman living in Berlin, Germany, shares with us her experience climbing one of the tallest volcanoes in Guatemala: Acatenango.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - José Carlos y el español chapín

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Guatemala

José Carlos, a Guatemalan who has been living in Berlin for the past ten years, will share with us some typical expressions from his home country.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Mayo y el ceviche

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Mayo Frías from Peru invites us to try authentic Peruvian ceviche served in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world: Berlin, Germany, where he relocated to study. Let's find out more about this intriguing dish.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Virginia y el cóndor

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Soaring through the skies of South America, the Andean condor is a symbol of freedom. However, when Virginia from Peru visits a captive condor at a zoo in Berlin who appears to be a bit down, she decides to try to cheer him up by playing a beautiful tune for him.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Adriana y la fiesta de los muertos - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

With roots in the world of theater in her home country of Mexico, Adriana Barrera moved to Berlin, Germany for love. The annual Day of the Dead celebration, which she will explain to us in detail, is one way in which Adriana and an association of fellow Mexicans in Berlin are able to maintain and raise awareness about aspects of the Mexican culture.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Adriana y la fiesta de los muertos - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

In part two of this video about the Day of the Dead celebration in Berlin, Adriana explains the elements that an offering to the dead contains, from sugar skulls to copal to music.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Adriana y la fiesta de los muertos - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

In this final part of this video about the Day of the Dead celebration in Berlin, Adriana explains how Mexicans prefer to celebrate death with humor, fun performances, and revelry.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Evelyn y las empanadas

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Chile

Evelyn Hevia Jordán, a Chilean doctoral student living in Berlin, is interested in how such cultural elements as food, music, and dance can serve as symbols of identity for immigrants living abroad. In this video, she talks about one such representation of Chilean culture: delicious empanadas!

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Manuel y El barrilito

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Manuel Guarneros was the famous Mexican singer Chavela Vargas' main guitar player. In this video, he'll share with us his perception about various Mexican accents and slang as well as performing for us a piece of the popular polka song "El barrilito" [literally "The Little Barrel"], which is known in English as Beer Barrel Polka.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Mauricio y el maestro Arrau

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Chile

Originally from Chile, renowned rock and metal musician Mauricio Nader relocated to Berlin, where he is currently finishing his degree. Today, he will tell us about one of the musicians he most admires: world-famous Chilean piano player Claudio Arrau, who also moved to Berlin as a young artist.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Ernesto y el congrís

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Cuba

Do you know what congrí is? Cuban singer-songwriter Ernesto Rodríguez, who lives in Berlin, explains to us what this delicious Cuban staple is and how it is prepared.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Luis y el pan de jamón

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

Ham bread is typical Christmas fare in Venezuela. From the city of Berlin, Luis will show us how to prepare this scrumptious pastry.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Karla y el pozole - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Originally from Mexico City, singer Karla Álvarez has been living in Berlin, Germany for eleven years. In this video, she tells us how, when she misses her country and family, making pozole, a traditional Mexican soup, makes her feel closer to home.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Karla y el pozole - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Karla continues her video on the traditional Mexican soup, pozole, by teaching us how to make it! We'll learn how to prepare the meat, what other ingredients are required, and what foods can be served with it on the side.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Karla y el pozole - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Kara gives us instructions to put the finishing touches on our pozole, a delicious, traditional Mexican soup.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Irwin y la acuarela - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Irwin Bruno, a Peruvian watercolor artist who lives in Berlin, shares with us a bit about his life and technique.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Irwin y la acuarela - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

In part two of this series on water color painting, Irwin shows us how he paints his pieces' second wash as well as what details he typically adds and what he prefers to leave to the viewer's imagination.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Irwin y la acuarela - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

In the last video in this series, Irwin shows us how the watercolor painting's third wash is used to add its final details and effects.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Manuel y Chavela - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Professional guitarist Manuel Guarneros tells us about his experience touring with legendary Mexican singer Chavela Vargas.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Manuel y Chavela - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

In this second part, professional guitarist Manuel Guarneros tells us about some of his magical experiences on tour with Chavela Vargas.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Fernando y el mariachi

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Mexican mariachi musician Fernando Soto has lived in Germany for over twenty years. In this video, he talks to us about the cultural significance of his beloved mariachi music for Mexicans.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Karla y el bolero

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Surely you're familiar with the famous bolero, "Bésame mucho" [Kiss Me A Lot]. If not, this is your chance to listen to it with Karla, a Mexican singer living in Berlin, Germany.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Karla y Fernando hablan de música

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Karla and Fernando discuss some differences between two types of traditional Mexican music: mariachi and bolero, pondering the occasions for which each might be better suited.

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