Posted 14 October, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Minister of Culture and Sports takes rapprochement with Metropolitan Archbishop

Morning 10 October, Minister for Culture and Sports, Dwight Pezzarossi, made a rapprochement with the Metropolitan Archbishop, Monsignor Julio Your Morales. In the meeting with the highest authority of the Catholic Church, there was talk of the declaration as a World Heritage Guatemalan Easter workshops and restoration of religious images, by the Institute of Anthropology and History (IDAEH), Archdiocesan personnel.

The officer has made overtures to various public and social institutions to establish institutional relations for coordinating future actions. These actions are part of the commitment of the Minister Pezzarossi to strengthen the management of the Ministry of Culture and Sports with institutions related to the Cultural Heritage of the Nation.

Easter was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Nation 2008 for being recognized worldwide. The celebration focuses on recreating the passion processions, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The dynamics allows to observe Easter sawdust carpets and flowers that adorn the streets in towns and cities.

In the area of ​​restoration of assets, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, through the Restoration Center and Real Estate IDAEH, is the agency responsible for regulating and interventions permits religious images.

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