Johnston St Fiesta - Sat & Sun, Nov 16-17

The Johnston St Festival is Melbourne's most happening and celebrated Hispanic party on the event calendar. Now in it's 41st year, it never fails to draw a big, loud and rambunctious crowd.

El Patio Photography Competition 2020

Calling out to all Instagram fanatics, travel photography whizz-kids and landscape framing afficionados - here's your chance to get more than just 'likes' on Facebook for your efforts! Enter into our photography competition and we will display your beautiful piece for an entire month in both of our centres AND you could win a whole 15 hour course!

To make it both more fun and fair - the winner will be selected by popular vote: a people's choice award!

Read how to enter here! (It's super easy)

Melbourne International Film Festival 2019 - El Patio's Guide!

The Melbourne International Film Festival is just around the corner. It will be running from August 1 - 18, featuring a diverse selection of films, documentaries, shorts, panels and events!

We've even done the hard work for you - tracking down the best flicks to watch out for and compiled a guide of all of the festival's Hispanic films, including our own pick recommendation.

MQFF Spanish Language Films 2019

The Melbourne Queer Film Festival will be running from March 14 - 25, featuring a diverse selection of films, documentaries, shorts, panels and events!

See the El Patio guide for the Spanish language films featured in this year's festival.

What you think! Student Feedback Survey Results

This Term El Patio sent out it's largest and most comprehensive survey ever. We wanted to know what we were doing right, and where we could improve - we wanted to know what you think of us! Find out the results in this article.

Get yourself an El Patio Bag for your Textbooks!

Hot off the presses! Limited edition! El Patio's new book bags are here, and you'll get one for free if you enrol in one of our Spring Intensives or a Term 4 course. There's one catch - you need to enrol by Saturday September 16.

Melbourne International Film Festival 2017 - El Patio's Guide!

MIFF 2017 is here! Launching in cinemas August 3 - there are heaps of Spanish language films to sink your film loving, hispanofile teeth into. We've even done the hard work for you - tracking down the best flicks to watch out for and compiled a full printout of all of the festival's Hispanic films.

We hope you can make it to a few this year!

Spanish Film Festival - ends this Sunday!

We look forward to the SFF every year - and this year's 20th anniversary programme doesn't disappoint.

Check out our top picks and suggestions for this years films - and enter the competition to win a double pass!

MQFF Spanish Language Films 2017

The Melbourne Queer Film Festival will be running from March 16 - 27, featuring a large selection of films, documentaries, shorts, panels and events!

Here we've got a guide for the Spanish language films featured in this year's festival. Check 'em out and be sure to use the El Patio DISCOUNT CODE when you book online!

Latin Summer Festival - Jan 7, 2017

Get excited for Summer - Latin style. This exuberant and energetic festival boasts a cornucopia of musicians, dancers, food trucks, showies and spectacles!

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