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Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Irwin y la acuarela - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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 - Irwin y la acuarela - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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 1 View Series View This Episode

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.

Málaga - Lourdes y la espartería en Mijas Pueblo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Spain

In addition to saddlery, our friend Lourdes from the town of Mijas Pueblo in Andalusia, Spain, practices the unique, age-old craft known as esparto weaving. Let's learn more!

Málaga - Lourdes y la talabartería en Mijas Pueblo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Spain

Saddlery is an old trade in Mijas Pueblo that emerged with the donkey-taxi business. Lourdes, a self-taught saddler, tells us about her trade.

Leyendas urbanas - La Ciguapa View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Dominican Republic

Do you know what a "ciguapa" is? Let's let Kata tell us the details of this urban legend from the Dominican Republic.

Leyendas urbanas - La Llorona View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Guatemala

The legend of "La Llorona" (The Weeping Woman) is very famous in Mexico and other Latin American countries. Do you want to know more about this spooky and tragic story?

El Aula Azul - Mis libros preferidos - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Reading authentic Spanish literature is one of the most interesting ways for more advanced Spanish students to increase their vocabulary and knowledge of linguistic structures. Ester from El Aula Azul recommends three books that her upper level students have enjoyed.

El Aula Azul - Mis libros preferidos - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Ester, a teacher at El Aula Azul, believes that reading is one of the most important tools for acquiring vocabulary and understanding language structures. In this video, she recommends to us some of her favorite books for lower-level Spanish students.

Hispanoamericanos en Berlín - Adriana y la fiesta de los muertos - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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 - Mauricio y el maestro Arrau View Series

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 - Manuel y El barrilito View Series

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 - Adriana y la fiesta de los muertos - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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 1 View Series View This Episode

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.

Manos a la obra - Calaveritas y calabazas apachurrables View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

In honor of the Day of the Dead, Meli teaches us how to make squishy sugar skulls and pumpkins.

Jorge Celedón, Franco de Vita - Será

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia, Venezuela

In the ballad "Será" [It will be], famed Venezuelan vallenato singer Jorge Celedón and Latin Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Franco De Vita team up to sing about love.

Otavalo - Claudia y sus pinturas View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Claudia, a painter and fine and visual artist, explains to us the importance of being able to express herself through her art and how she began to paint for others on commission as well as creating her own brand of "Capullu" caps.

Luana explica - Materiales de arte - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ecuador

In the second part of this lesson on art materials, Luana covers supplies like adhesive tape, scissors, and an array of pens and pencils.

Luana explica - Materiales de arte - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ecuador

Let's learn the names of various art materials with Luana! We'll start with the different kinds of pencils we can use depending on the effect we wish to achieve.

Sonido Babel - El cuatro venezolano - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

In this third part of the series on the Venezuelan cuatro, Leonardo Lozano shares with us the names and functions of some of the parts that comprise it.

Sonido Babel - El cuatro venezolano - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

In this second part of our series on the Venezuelan cuatro, musician Leonardo Lozano explains to us how the manner in which this traditional instrument is played varies between geographical regions.

Sonido Babel - El cuatro venezolano - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

In this episode of Sonido Babel [Babel Sound], we are introduced to Venezuela's national instrument: the cuatro, which can be heard in almost all Venezuelan folk music.

Viajando con Fermín - Genalguacil - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Let's take a look at how contemporary art has transformed the lives of the inhabitants of Genalguacil, thanks to the unique cultural projects it has undertaken.

Viajando con Fermín - Genalguacil - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

The mayor of Genalguacil explains to us some of the nuances and history of this unique town-museum with just over five hundred inhabitants, full of wonders both natural and man-made.

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