Posted 18 December, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in Arts

Dazzling participation of the National Ballet of Guatemala

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The Ministry of Culture and Sports, through the Departments of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage, presented Wednesday night 17 December, Royal Palace of the General Captains, La Antigua Guatemala, the National Ballet of Guatemala with the play "The Nutcracker".

The presentation was attended by the Deputy Minister of Cultural and Natural Heritage, María Rosa Chan, who welcomed all participants and thanked the support of the Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism INGUAT, and sponsors American Brasserie, Hotel Posada De Don Rodrigo, Hotel Casa Santo Domingo, Inter-Art, Citric Web, The Reunion, Casa Del Jade, La Fonda De La Calle Real, Café Home, Restaurant "Por Que No", Greyci and Clean Water Services Hunapu.

Clariza Castellanos, Deputy Minister of Culture, gave a Christmas message to all the people and said "This On this wonderful cultural space that the Ministry of Culture and Sports has opened for all antigüeños and for visitors to the majestic city Cultural Heritage is a gift we bring to the certainty that will be enjoyed by all attendees.

Before an audience crowded, The National Ballet of Guatemala, present "The Nutcracker", It tells the story of Clara, a girl who receives a doll as a Christmas gift nutcracker, namely, wooden soldier that serves as toy and also to break the shells of walnuts. Overnight, the girl dreams that the nutcracker comes to life and faces his fiercest enemy the Mouse King. The Nutcracker, helped by Clara, defeats his enemy and becomes a prince, thanks that takes the girl to visit the world of fantasy.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports