Luis Felipe Bellorín is a Venezuelan poet, songwriter, composer, essayist & academic. He studied Cultural Management & Strategic Planning in Latin American & Caribbean Culture and has a PhD in Music. He’s published 18 books on literary criticism & poetry. He was awarded the Order of José Leonardo Chirinos by the Venezuelan Government for his support of Afro-Venezuelan Heritage. Luis Felipe currently teaches at the Venezuelan Institute in Kingston, Jamaica.
Tonight’s theme will be “Homenaje a Ramon Palomares”. David Ramón Sánchez Palomares was a Venezuelan poet, born in Escuque. In 1975 he received the National Prize for Literature; in 2006 the first Víctor Valera Mora International Prize for Poetry; and in 2010 the Ibero-America Award for Literature. Palomares died on March 4, 2016.