On April 23, 2022, San Diego/Alcalá Sister Cities Society organized the 9th Annual Cervantes Festival in Balboa Park. We celebrated and honored Alcalá de Henares, our sister city in Spain and birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes, by a public reading of passages from Cervantes´ immortal novel Don Quijote de la Mancha.
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San Diego/Alcalá Sister Cities Society and House of Spain invites you to the 8th annual Cervantes Festival. Saturday, April 23rd, from 10am to 3pm at the Balboa Park House of Pacific Relations lawn.
San Diego’s Sister City in Spain is Alcalá de Henares, birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes. To honor and celebrate the author of Don Quijote de La Mancha, SanDiego/Alcalá Sister Cities Society organizes an annual Cervantes Festival in Balboa Park. Students and their instructors and families, along with all SanDiegans, are invited to read their favorite passage of Cervantes’ immortal novel.
The Filipino American Community of San Diego organized the celebration of Philippine Independence. The highlight of the event was a flag raising at the House of the Philippines, participated by Consul General Cruz and Honorary Consul Audie de Castro.
In his remarks, Consul General Cruz reminded us to pray for our beloved soldiers in Marawi City fighting for safety of our fellow men and for the victims and innocent souls lost during the recent fire that broke out in Resort World. The Consul General Extended his Greetings to the attendees as they celebrate the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence.