Posted 28 September, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Continues the "Cultural Festival" in San Marcos

This weekend in the department of San Marcos is taking place for the second consecutive year the "Festival of Cultures and Sport", event that brings together art, Music, recreation and the whole culture of our country.

This activity is carried out under the coordination of the Ministry of Culture and Sports with the support of the Organization of American States OEI, the Interior Department, the Municipality and social organizations. Through art and culture this festival strengthens cultural development of the citizens of San Marcos.

Saturday morning began with a parade of marching bands that toured the main streets and avenues of the departmental head. At the conclusion of the parade at the central park of the town a contest of bands was performed, which they participated in several educational establishments who gave a demonstration of his talent and coordination.

Eugenia Muraga OEI representative congratulate the participants in the parade and the pageant of bands who were given in recognition on behalf of the organizers. The Departmental Governor of San Marcos also present at the event and thanked the organizers invite the public to attend and enjoy this great celebration.

In the park of the town a "cultural show" was also installed in which artisans from different regions of our country exhibited their products. In the same place "Archaeologist for a Day" was developed activity aimed at younger he organized MUNAE, MCD Culture Publishing also present at the festival made available to the best publications marquenses.

Saturday afternoon for the residents of San Marcos will enjoy the presentation of Ballet and Guatemala National Choir who will give a sample of dances, traditional dances and songs of our country.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports