2007 Sonoma State University Language Festival

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California

Poetry Recitation (in pairs)
Theatrical Performance
Short Film

This page is for SPANISH Language Festival events.
Follow this link to the Language Festival main page.


All Competitors pay a $5.00 Registration Fee. All spectators pay a $3.00 Registration Fee. (payable at the event upon registration; if by check make payable to "Sonoma State University")


All students currently enrolled in a high school or middle school Spanish class are eligible to compete in any of the events at the appropriate level.


February 23, 2007 (Short Film)
March 1, 2007 (Poetry recitation and Theater)

Each teacher should send the following information by mail, fax, or e-mail::

Name of school
Contact information (of teacher)
Class level for each student (e.g., Spanish 3, AP Spanish, etc.)
Names of students participating in each event (be sure to indicate which students are performing together)

Mail forms to:

Dr. Tania de Miguel Magro
Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures
Sonoma State University
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Fax forms ATTN:

Dr. Tania de Miguel Magro, fax (707) 664-2363.

E-mail forms to:

demiguel @ sonoma . edu



Poetry Recitation

This competition is open to any high school or middle school students taking a Spanish class. Students will recite the poem in pairs. Poems must be selected from the provided list. Judging is holistic and is based on delivery, memorization, pronunciation, and poise. There will be prizes for the winners!


Miguel Hernández, "Elegía"

Federico García Lorca, "Romance sonomabulo"

Jorge Luis Borges, "Amanecer"

Gabriela Mistral, "Besos"


Theatrical Performance

There are three levels, determined on the basis of current student enrollment:

Level 1. Students enrolled in Middle School, First, Second, and Third Year Spanish classes.
Level 2. Students enrolled in Fourth Year or AP Spanish classes.
Level 3. Students enrolled in Spanish for Heritage Speakers classes.

Any group of three or more students can participate. You will have to write your own play and then perform it the day of the competition. Your performance can not be longer than 10 minutes. There will be prizes for the winners!


Short Film

Students create and submit a short movie created entirely in Spanish. Maximum duration 5 minutes. DVD or VHS format only. Be creative! There will be prizes for the winners! The winning film will be premiered at the Language Festival on March 10, 2007.



Contact Jeffrey Reeder at (707) 664-4268 jeffrey . reeder @ sonoma . edu, or Tania de Miguel Magro at (707) 664-3163 demiguel @ sonoma . edu

Page last modified 09 November 2006