Since monday 7th until sunday 13th of January, nine journalists and four masters expertise in music will meet in Cartagena for the first of three modules of the Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in cultural journalism, organized by FNPI and the Ministry of Culture of Colombia. In the same space, reporters from Latvia, Hungary, Canada and five Latin American countries will face the challenge of making music in journalism, through dialogue, discussion and practical exercises in the field.
OPEN AND VIRTUAL SESSIONS
In addition to the working sessions with the group of fellows, teachers will have public speeches under the Cartagena Music Festival, an event that will become a newsgathering field for fellows. As part of the talks scheduled for the festival Jonathan Levi, coordinator of the fellowship, will talk about the strength of baroque music in the United States and Latin America, with the expertise journalists Anne Midgette, music critis of the Washington Post and the Argentine Diego Fischermann, from the daily Página/12. Over the three modules course there will be virtual activities with all the teachers, which time and promptly will be informe through our web pages and Twitter accounts @RedCulturalFNPI and @FNPI_org. TEACHERS
The Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in cultural journalism will meet from January 7th to 27th, working on three modules: Music, Popular Culture and Literature, under the overall coordination of the FNPI's master Héctor Feliciano and the american journalist Jonathan Levi. Feliciano is Puerto Rican, writes for the country and is the author of The disappeared museum: the Nazi conspiracy to steal the masterpieces of world art. Levi is co-founder and former U.S. editor for Granta magazine, and currently writes about arts and travel for The International Herald Tribune and Condé Nast Traveler.