V-me Says Adios to South Africa With 8-Hour Marathon
NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire/ — As the world leaves South Africa, V-me takes one last colorful and informative look at the host nation for the world’s biggest sporting event. Acclaimed journalists Jorge Gestoso and Marian de la Fuente present the 8-part special, SUDAFRICA 2010: MAS ALLA DE LA CANCHA airing on V-me, July 18 from 10:00am to 6:00pm (ET).
Each 1-hour episode features a different South African region resulting in a multi-layered portrait reflecting a vibrant nation’s ancient roots, natural riches, pulsing cities, complex history and unforgettable people.
Jorge Gestoso and Marian de la Fuente guide viewers through some of the most gripping images of South Africa. Among the countless hours of footage captured in months of filming, viewers will journey from Cape Town’s melting pot and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange to the Cradle of Humanity at the Sterkfontein Caves home to 3 million year old human fossils. Follow the history of South Africa’s road to freedom, plunge down a mineshaft in South Africa’s largest industry, taste some of the nation’s world-class wines and walk on the wild side with valleys and coasts teeming with wildlife.
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About V-me: V-me, one of America’s largest Spanish networks, entertains and informs Latino families in Spanish with primetime drama, music, sports, current affairs and Latin cinema, along with world class kids, food, lifestyle and nature. The 24-hour network, partnered with public television stations, is currently available in over 70% of all Hispanic homes. V-me is the first venture of the media production and distribution company, V-me Media Inc. To find out more visit www.VmeTV.com