Posted 24 July, 2016 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

The Festival of Cultures and Sport reaches Solola


Under the motto "A place to meet, compartir y recrearse”, between 26 and 30 July, four municipalities of the department of Solola will live encounters with art, culture and recreation, thanks to the Festival of Cultures and Sport organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

The Director of Public Works of Art Armas explains Lucia: "This is the fourth edition of this festival, y en él participan las Direcciones Generales de la cartera”. In addition to entertainment and recreation, workshops in which are represented all the services provided by the ministry is also working.

The activities start at the Institute "Abraham Lincoln", de la cabecera departamental, Monday 26 con el Festival “Recreo” y la Marimba Femenina de Concierto. That same day, in the sports center of San José Chacayá, It will be presented the Ballgame Maya, and its Municipal Hall, the National School of Dramatic Arts will provide the play "outrage".

On Wednesday 27, in Solola, "Youth Expression" and Maya Ballgame be presented, in Gymnasium CDAG.

On Thursday 28 July will be the opening ceremony with the presence of ministry officials and town. Then, school bands show their talent and will be a parade in the center of the provincial capital. It will also feature performances of Marimba Concert of Fine Arts and the Ballgame Maya held.

The "Recreo" activities Festival opens Friday 29, in Solola. Ese día habrá una expo venta de artesanías y la presencia del Coro Nacional de Guatemala. En el Salón Municipal de San Lucas Tolimán, will Marimba Concert of Fine Arts. In the afternoon, the Bandshell San Juan la Laguna will feature the "Recreo" Festival and a contest of traditional dances. Also, se presentará el Coro Nacional de Guatemala y la Marimba de Conciertos de Bellas Artes.

On Saturday 30, in Solola, an exhibition will be held sale of handicrafts. Type School Federation will Ballgame Maya. Then, the winners of competitions of traditional dance and photography and Wind Orchestra of the National Conservatory of Music "Germán Alcántara" Closing the festival will be awarded.

In addition to artistic performances, the festival will offer workshops on Tuesday 26, aimed at teachers and students, en la sede local de la Universidad del Valle de Guatemala.

With these activities the Ministry of Culture and Sports promotes decentralization of culture and recreation.

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