Posted 18 November, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Dazzling involvement of children and young singers Chamber Theatre

Songs sung in Mayan languages ​​make up the album titled "Jare' ri nub'ix" promoted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports through the Department of Cultural Development and Strengthening of Cultures. The presentation of the album took place on Monday 17 November at the Chamber Theatre "Hugo Carrillo" Centro Cultural "Miguel Angel Asturias".

This CD in Spanish means "This Is My Song" is the result of three interscholastic competitions that were held in May in San Juan la Laguna, Solola; Rabinal, Baja Verapaz and Santo Domingo Xenacoj, Sacatepéquez. The participation of students in skills and healthy and recreational activities that contributed to the development of his personality was one of the objectives of this event.

The presentation was made by the Deputy Minister of Culture, Clariza Castellanos who said "There are several studies that shows that we are losing each year Mayan languages. The Ministry of Culture and Sports is developing several projects where we rescue ", indicated. This material contains nine songs album, en achí, kaqchikel y tz'utujil, and is an initiative to rescue these languages ​​are in danger of disappearing.

At the end of the activity songs that were the subject of applause from the audience interpreted. This is the result of a large project in which national arts personalities involved, authorities and representatives of the linguistic communities addressed.

The producer of the disc, Fernando Scheel said: "This is a very nice project that took place in different communities in Guatemala and were addressing the need for each artist. Each has its own style and as a producer was very respectful in preserving what they wanted to project. Everything is summarized in seeking a compromise that would expose a Guatemalan style, even taking different genres in this material.

The presentation was broadcast live on Radio Faro Cultural, in support artistic activities promoted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, through the efforts of the Minister Dwight Pezzarossi.

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