Vme TV Takes Viewers on a Journey to the North of Spain
Two special programs will offer cultural insight of a long lasting tradition, the pilgrimage through the Way of St. James
MIAMI, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vme TV will broadcast two specials that will take viewers on a cultural journey to the North of Spain to Santiago de Compostela. The two programs, "El Camino a Santiago" and "A Santiago Voy," will depict an enlightening experience through the voyage known as the 'Way of St. James.' Both specials will air on Thanksgiving Day, November 28 at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET, respectively.
El Camino a Santiago
In this documentary, Spanish journalist Marian de la Fuente brings Galicia closer to America, tracing the steps of the traditional pilgrimage, 'Camino de Santiago.' During this program, she interviews those who make this incredible journey, shares their experiences and the allure of Galicia's countryside and culture. For a special preview, visit www.vmetv.com/shows/el-camino-de-santiago.
A Santiago Voy
In a comedic tale of folklore and intrigue, 'A Santiago Voy' shares the story of Manuel Chirbes and his family and their desire to build a family business near the Way of St. James. After Manuel invests all his savings to buy a hostel located near the famous pilgrimage path, the Chirbes family realizes that the hostel is instead located in a village close to the road and not on the route taken by pilgrims. Unwilling to accept the failure of his investment, Manuel uses all his wit and charm to attract tenants to their hostel. Visit www.vmetv.com/shows/a-santiago-voy for a preview of their adventures.
This special Thanksgiving Day broadcast on Vme TV is made possible by the sponsorship of the Xunta de Galicia and the Xacobeo. Renowned for its historical culture, delicious gastronomy, famous wines and unparalleled beauty, Galicia has become a widely sought after tourism destination for many. Every year, more than 9.5 million visitors come to the region to experience its landscapes, green wooded valleys, breathtaking beaches, open-air hot springs and majestic monuments, several of which are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. To learn more about the secrets of this region, visit: http://bit.ly/1aPSyZQ.
Vme TV's partnerships with Xunta de Galicia and Xacobeo form part of the network's continuing effort to offer U.S. Hispanics enriching content that educates and entertains viewers of all ages. Vme TV provides a clear programming alternative to mainstream Spanish-language media, and a unique uncluttered environment for corporations and organizations looking to connect with the national Hispanic community through sophisticated TV and web content, educational programs, and grassroots events.
ABOUT VME TELEVISION
Vme TV (pronounced veh-meh), is the first national Spanish-language television network in association with public television stations. Reaching more than 70 million households in the United States, Vme TV is broadcast in 43 markets by PBS stations and is available on DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse, as well as major cable companies including Comcast. The 24-hour digital broadcast service is dedicated to entertain, educate and inspire families in Spanish with a contemporary mix of original productions, exclusive premieres, acquisitions, and popular public television programs specially adapted for Hispanics. To find your local channel or to learn more about Vme TV, visit www.vmetv.com (http://www.vmetv.com/mediakit) or follow us on social media via www.facebook.com/vmetv or www.twitter.com/vmetv.
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