The Executive Director of the EU-LAC Foundation, Dr. Adrian Bonilla, said that "Hamburg is part of the historical memory of the human relationship between Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe. He also considered that the Autumn consists of transmitting a multicultural experience and sharing it with Hamburg and Germany.
In addition, Dr. Ana Peña, Consul General of Peru in Hamburg, stressed the vital importance of preserving the continuity of the Festival, and highlighted the fundamental role played by the EU-LAC Foundation, describing it as "the primary driving force behind this event".
The ceremony was attended by members of the Latin American and Caribbean diplomatic corps accredited in Germany, distinguished authorities of the German government and the city of Hamburg, representatives of institutions participating in the Festival, and journalists.
Under the slogan "10 years together", the program of the Latin American and Caribbean Autumn Festival 2023 offers around 80 activities, in addition to the Ibero-American Film Week and the Latin American and Caribbean Culinary Month.