FYI: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with LéaLA and Latina Bloggers Connect, however, as always, all opinions are mine.
1. The 4th annual LéaLA, Feria del Libro en Español de Los Ángeles will be taking place May 15-17, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This, free to the public event hosts more than 200 publishing houses from all over Latin America.
2. LéaLA and The University of Guadalajara is committed to extending its culture and arts programs for the Latino community in Los Angeles. By organizing one of the most ambitious events ever held to promote and spread the importance of not only reading in English, but in Spanish too. This event seeks to encourage reading, promote Spanish language books and foster recognition of the Latino population, their culture and customs.
3. Celebrate Latino authors at book presentations and signings and support independent publishing houses at the Independent Publishers Pavilion. This allows independent publishers to approach the publishing market in the United States of America.
4. Fun for the kids. The children's pavilion is dedicated to teaching about the Latin culture while having fun. The activities and workshops are for children ranging in ages from 3-12. Bring the kids to learn about and recognize the Mayan culture, Chicano mural art as an expression of humor, politics and identity. Kids will also learn about the Totonaco culture and arts and get to know what alebrijes are and where they come from.
I can't wait to take my family to LéaLA. We don't have many bilingual books in our library and I really want to change that. I think this will be a great opportunity for them to learn more about their culture and have fun in a space dedicated to promoting learning and reading, how great is that?! I am so excited to go. Will I see you there?
This is a sponsored campaign in collaboration with LéaLA 2015 and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, all opinions expressed are my own.