Nicaragua Begins Campaign on Dario’s 100th Anniversary of His Death

rubendarioTODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua has started a campaign to pay tribute to outstanding poet Ruben Dario, running until February 6, 2016, when the 100th death anniversary of the considered Father of Modernism will be celebrated.

Nicaraguans will recall the also known as Prince of Castilian Letters with concerts, contests and a special educational program that prioritize the study and knowledge of his work.

On the other hand, the Sandinista Youth promotes the #DaríoAll00 campaign, including the conduction of cultural workshops and activities.

The 13th Ruben Dario International Symposium, vital and life journalist, was held in January in Leon, a city where the poet spent his childhood, as part of the celebration on occasions of the 148th birth anniversary.

The program of the symposium, to which Latin American and European intellectuals attended, included lectures on his literary and journalistic work, concerts, and tours of historic interest sites such as the museum and the archive named after him.