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Opening Ceremony Latin American and the Caribbean Fall Festival

Tuesday September 18, 2018
Hamburg, Germany

The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 edition of the Latin American and the Caribbean Fall Festival will be held on the 18th of September at 16.30h, in the Hamburg Town Hall. Participation by invitation. 

Inauguration of the Latin American and Caribbean Fall Festival “Inclusion and Participation of Women”

Time: 16h30 – 19h00

Date: Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Place: Town hall

Language: German


Welcome Speech (16h30 – 17h00): 5-7 minutes per Person

Dr. Annette Tabbara, Council of State, Representative of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg at the federal government, the European Union and for foreign affairs. 

Paola Amadei, executive director of the EU-LAC Foundation

Carlos M. Román Heredia, General Consul of Peru in Hamburg, coordinator of the group of Iberian and Latin American consuls. 


Panel: “The role of Latin American and Caribbean women immigrants in Hamburg

Time: 17h00 – 18h00

  • Isabel Said: Head of the Department for Integration, Civil Society and Protection of Victims at the State Ministry for Labour, Welfare, Family and Integration.
  • Florencia Vilanova de von Oehsen: embassador for El Salvador in Berlin*
  • Blanca Ochoa: journalist and representative of Latin America in the advisory board on integration in Hamburg.

Presentation: Paola Amadei, Executive Director of the EU-LAC Foundation


18h00: Reception

*El Salvador holds the CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) Pro Tempore presidency


Please find the programme in German here