Posted 31 October, 2016 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

The National Choir of Guatemala is ready to celebrate 50 years old


The 9 November 1966 It was officially founded the National Choir of Guatemala, and due to be met 50 years of that date, the group that belongs to the Ministry of Culture and Sports and Cultural Heritage of the Nation, prepares a great celebration. The commemorative concert will be held on Sunday 6 November, to 17 hours, in Great Room "Efraín Recinos" Cultural Center "Miguel Angel Asturias". Admission is free.

According to the directive choral group, the celebration will be dedicated to members, directors and composers, who they have contributed their efforts for growth during these five decades this art institution. The program consists of interpreting works both classical compositions Guatemalan repertoire of international music.

On this important occasion, the National Choir will be accompanied by the choral group "Vocal Doce", Female Choir "Alaíde Foppa" and Marimba Concert at the National Palace of Culture.

Also, como invitado especial, be the master Felipe de Jesus Ortega, who for a quarter century was director of the group and provided lots of compositions and arrangements to his repertoire.

The Ministry of Culture and Sports recognizes the work of the National Choir of Guatemala, which among other achievements has to be the creator and organizer of the festival Guatecoral and count in their ranks with some of the singers recognized international trophies.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports