BOLIVIAN GIRL BECOMES STAR IN TIME MAGAZINE FOR KIDS U.S.A.

October 24, 2013  •  1 Comment

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013

 

La Paz, Bolivia - New York City, U.S.A. -  We are pleased to announce that this year Bolivia is represented on the cover of TIME for Kids, a subscription only publication for grade schools in the U.S. - Every year TIME for Kids publishes "Around the World" issues featuring different countries with unique cultural qualities. 

 

This year 8 year old Montserrat Aguilar from La Paz is featured on the cover of the magazine wearing a traditional T'inku dance costume, with the skyline of La Paz in the background. She also appears on the inside pages with her family for "A Day in the Life" photo essay. The essay outlines a typical day in the life of a Bolivian girl.

 

"It's been very exciting" says Montserrat, "to be photographed and to represent my country makes me proud to be Bolivian." 

 

The objective or aim of TIME for Kids is to allow children in the US to learn about life and culture in different countries and compare their own lives with those in the magazine. School, food, family and extra activities of the children are featured along with the Language, Geography and current news issues of Bolivia.

 

Montserrat's parents are certainly happy to be involved with TIME for Kids, "It's a great learning experience for everyone, especially for others to learn about our strong family values in Bolivia." exclaim her parents.

 

"She is a natural and very authentic model" says Photographer Terry Sebastian, who captured the essay for TIME for Kids Magazine. "She will leave a great impression of Bolivia for kids in the U.S. to discover."

 

Bolivia and life in the city of El Alto are also featured in the grade 5 edition of Around the World by 10 year-old Alvaro Mayta.

 

For additional information contact:

 

Don Heiny

Photo Editor

TIME FOR KIDS 
1271 6th Ave, Rm 32-409
New York, NY 10020

212.522.0458
 

Terry Sebastian, Photographer

Viky Guerra, Assistant

La Paz, Bolivia

591-77274760

terrysebastianphoto@gmail.com

www.terrysebastian.com

 

 

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UNA NIÑA BOLIVIANA SE CONVIERTE EN LA ESTRELLA DE LA REVISTA TIME FOR KIDS (EE.UU.)

 

 

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA Martes, 29 de octubre 2013

 

 

La Paz, Bolivia - Ciudad de Nueva York, EE.UU. Tenemos el placer de anunciar que este año Bolivia está representada en la portada de Time for Kids, una única publicación de la suscripción para las escuelas primarias en los EE.UU. La revista TIME  FOR KIDS cada año publica "Around the World" (Al  rededor del mundo), la cual toma en cuenta diferentes países con cualidades culturales únicas tales como  Bolivia.

 

Este año la niña de 8 años Montserrat Aguilar de La Paz está en la portada de la revista vistiendo un traje tradicional de la danza T'inku y con un fondo maravilloso de parte de la ciudad de La Paz. Ella también aparece en las páginas interiores con su familia de "A Day in the Life" (el diario vivir), un ensayo fotográfico. Este ensayo describe un día típico en la vida de una niña o niño de Bolivia.

 

"Ha sido muy emocionante ", dice Montserrat", ser fotografiada y representar a mi país me hace sentir orgullosa de ser boliviana".

 

El objetivo o propósito de Time for Kids es permitir a los niños en los EE.UU. aprender mas acerca de la vida y la cultura de diferentes países y compararlas con las de otros niños del mundo. Las actividades engloban: la escuela, la comida, la familia, así como el idioma, la geografía y los temas actuales de Bolivia.

 

Los padres de Montserrat estuvieron muy felices de  involucrarse con la revista "TIME FOR KIDS" e indicaron: "Fue una gran experiencia de aprendizaje para todos, especialmente porque otros conoceran mas acerca de nuestros fuertes valores familiares en Bolivia."

 

"Ella es una modelo natural y muy auténtica", dice el fotógrafo Terry Sebastian, quien capturó el ensayo para TIMES FOR KIDS. "Ella va a dejar una gran impresión de Bolivia en los niños de los EE.UU. por descubrir."

         

Bolivia y la vida en la ciudad de El Alto también estuvieron representados en la edición de 5 º grado de "AROUND THE WORLD". Esta representación fue hecha por Alvaro Mayta un niño de 10 años.

 

 

Para información adicional contactar a:

Don Heiny

Editor de fotos - Time for Kids

1271 6th Ave, Rm 32-409
New York, NY 10020

212.522.0458

 

Terry Sebastian, Photographer

Viky Guerra, Assistant

La Paz, Bolivia

591-77274760

terrysebastianphoto@gmail.com

www.terrysebastian.com


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1.Gary Torlone(non-registered)
Congratulations Terry! Your creativity has always captured me. Beautifully done!
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