On September 25, 2006, the company Diálogos was born. I founded the business just two months after arriving in Toronto from Mexico City, with the primary purpose of providing Spanish-English translation services, but also with a broader vision of offering a forum of intercultural exchange between the Spanish- and English-speaking worlds in Canada. Over the past decade, Diálogos has evolved into a premium agency providing translation services in the legal, literary, academic and commercial fields, serving clients here in Canada and all over the world. At the same time, our broader vision of supporting exchange between Hispanic and Anglophone communities in Canada has been realized through a wide range of initiatives.
The US initiative of National Translation Month (NTM) announces the celebration’s move from February to September. NTM will now celebrate translations every September starting in 2016 with the official social hashtag #TranslateMonth2016. The goal of National Translation Month (NTM) is to encourage readers worldwide to celebrate literary works in translation from a variety of international authors.
Mississauga Latin Festival 2016
When: Saturday August 6 and Sunday August 7, 2016, starting at 1 p.m.
Where: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
The best of our Latin American culture will be on display at the second edition of the Mississauga Latin Festival 2016, where you will have the chance to enjoy orchestras, folklore, traditional foods, handicrafts, children’s activities, a cultural exhibition and much more.
First Latin American Entrepreneurs’ Day in Toronto
An opportunity to do business!
When: Thursday, June 22, 2016. 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Toronto
“Arte en Forma de Mujer” Exhibition
Celebrating the artistic talent of Hispanic Canadian women on International Women’s Day
When: Saturday, March 5, 2016. 7 p.m.
Where: Casa Maíz,
1280 Finch Ave. West, Suite 204, Toronto
Casa Maíz is pleased to celebrate International Women’s Day with its now traditional “Arte en Forma de Mujer” (Art in the Shape of a Woman).
LACAP Latin American Speakers Series
Speaker: Rocio Aranda-Alvarado
When: Thursday, February 18, 2016. 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Where: SUR Gallery
100-39 Queens Quay East, Toronto
A night of truly original Mexican guitar music
When: Friday, November 13, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Small World Music Centre, 180 Shaw St., Studio 101, Toronto
Tickets: $15.00 (advance); $20.00 (door)
Monarca Ensemble: Paulina Derbez, Naomi Barrón, María Rosales
Concert: “Mexico: From the Baroque to the Contemporary”
When: October 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Windermere United Church, 356 Windermere Ave., Toronto
The Mexican Global Network, Toronto Chapter, Lariza Mendoza and Paulina Derbez will be launching the new Mexican cultural platform “Contemporary Mexico” at an event that forms part of the Windermere United Church concert series, with the concert “Mexico: From the Baroque to the Contemporary”. The event will feature the Monarca Ensemble, made up of Paulina Derbez (violin) and María Rosales (piano), along with special guest Naomi Barrón (cello).
Cari Caballero, first-place winner in the 11th edition of nuestra palabra
Editorial nuestra palabra, AMPO, the Cervantes Institute and the Consulates of Spain and Peru are pleased to announce and invite the Hispanic community in Canada and the Hispanic-Canadian community abroad to participate in the twelfth annual edition of “nuestra palabra” Short Story Competition, aimed at encouraging the reading and writing of Spanish literary works in Canada and the promotion of the literary values of the Spanish-speaking world.
Cantos Libres: Tayua
When: Saturday, September 19, 2015. 7:00 pm.
Where: Casa Maíz
Second Floor, 1280 Finch Ave. West, Toronto
The Casa Maíz cultural centre’s Cantos Libres (“Free Songs”) is an initiative that gives us the opportunity to hear the voices of our local Latin American artists. Their voices are an echo of the struggles, victories and hopes of our peoples turned into song. Cantos Libres is held every two months at Casa Maíz. On September 19, Cantos Libros is proud to present the group Tayua.