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Posted 13 March, 2015 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News
 
 

Begins second Summer Festival "hug"

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Under the motto, "Hug sibling through art" the II Summer Festival opened "hug", the Ministry of Culture and Sports. The opening ceremony Thursday night was held 12 March at the Open Air Theatre "Otto René Castillo", Cultural Center "Miguel Angel Asturias" and was chaired by Clariza Castellanos, Deputy Minister of Culture and Weapons Lucia Director General of Arts.

The festival also didactic contribution, arts and culture in conjunction with art institutions of the Ministry, is also contributing to government pact "Zero Hunger" by collecting food, as beans, rice, noodles and sugar for the community Jocotán municipality in the department of Chiquimula.

 

A night to remember

 

The audience was composed of students of night schools the national education system. Under the framework of a crisp night, the Guatemala National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Fielding Roldán, crowd pleaser for over an hour with melodies of the classical period and Baroque composers such as Ludwig Van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Sebastian Bach, addition to musical works of national composers, Paco Perez and Domingo Betancourt.

 

Agenda Summer Festival

 

Saturday 14: 15:00 hours, Mayan Ball Game and Recreation Festival

17:00 National Choir hours Guatemala and Contemporary Folk Ballet.

 

Sunday 15: 15:00 hours, Maya Ballgame

17:00 Concert Marimba Fine Arts.

 

The Guatemalan population is invited to attend artistic activities taking place in the Open Air Theatre. Entry: donation 5 pounds of basic grains

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports