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.
Be a part of history as we welcome 16th century explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo as he steps ashore on Ballast Point, Saturday, September 28, 2019. Journey back to 1542 when Cabrillo, a navigator sailing under the flag of Spain, landed at San Diego, becoming the first European to land on the west coast of what is now the United States of America.
On view from May 18 through September 2, 2019, a world-class exhibit of Spanish art at the SD Museum of Art, called Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain. The exhibit includes not only Spanish art of the Peninsula but also of the Spanish Empire of the 16th and 17th Centuries. The curation is splendid! Please don´t miss this stunning and highly prized exhibit. The Museum has organized parallel activities around the exhibit including some fascinating lectures by experts in the field, zarzuelas and ballet in the rotunda of the Museum and this Friday evening, the Museum has organized activities on the steps of the Museum to celebrate Spain.