The Embassy of Paraguay in India in association with Sahitya Akademi organised a book launch of the Hindi translation of El invierno de Gunter (Gunter ki sardiya) by Paraguayan writer Dr. Juan Manuel Marcos. The events took place as follows:

Book launch - Monday, February 27th, 2012, at Sahitya Akademi Auditorium (National Academy of Letters), 35, Ferozeshah Road. At 17:30 hrs - was followed by High Tea.

Book presentation - Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at the Instituto Cervantes, 48 Hanuman Road, Connaught Place. At 18:30 hrs - was followed by Vin d'honneur.

About the author - Doctor Juan Manuel Marcos is a prolific writer author of many books including essays, poems, fiction and drama, he is the Vice Chancellor of the Universidad del Norte of Paraguay, former Senator, Paraguayan philosopher and academic and one of the most important promoters of culture in its various forms in Paraguay.