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My Voice / Mi Voz by José Fragoso

  • Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain 2801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)
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As part of 2018 Kids Euro Festival, Spanish author and illustrator José Fragoso presents the bilingual children´s book My Voice / Mi Voz, followed by an illustration workshop for all ages.

Spanish author and illustrator José Fragoso presents My Voice / Mi Voz, a dual children´s book about something that you can use to tell stories, make others laugh, sing or call your friends, but mainly to say what you think and to be who you are. Published in the US by Green Seeds Publishing, it was chosen one of the best ten books of the 2018 Madrid Book Fair by Spanish national newspaper El País, and includes a special introduction by the Major of Madrid Manuela Carmena.

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Fragoso will also give a lecture for all ages about visual storytelling and the use of illustration in every stage of our life, using examples from the books by Maurice Sendak or Dr Seuss to the covers and cartoons of The New Yorker. Finally, attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to communicate and make people feel things through illustration in a workshop.

José Fragoso
José Fragoso () has published more than twenty children´s books in US and Europe. He teaches illustration at Instituto Cervantes Chicago and many public schools, and he is the in-house illustrator at Picture Farm Productions NY. He lives in Chicago and is a proud member of the Society of Illustrators.

Kids Euro Festival
Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the D.C. metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, and cinema. With programs both for the general public and for school groups, more than 10,000 D.C.-area children and their families enjoy Kids Euro Festival programs each year.

Important Information:

  • A reservation on Eventbrite is mandatory, printed tickets are not required.

  • Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Doors open 20 minutes before posted showtime.

  • Ticket holders should arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start to guarantee seats.

  • No Late Seating, ticket holders may not be allowed to seat 20 minutes after posted showtime.

  • If you need special assistance, please contact us at contact@spainculture.us.

How to get there: The best way to arrive is by public transportation. The closest Metro station is Columbia Heights (Green and Yellow line). Limited metered and two-hour zoned parking is available in the surrounding neighborhoods. Public parking garage is available at DC USA Shopping Mall (Columbia Heights Metro Station).


Earlier Event: November 2
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Later Event: November 3
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