Posted 28 September, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

The Ministry of Culture and Sports unveils the creation of the Film Unit, the closure of the National Festival Icarus.

Friday 28 September will be registered as the opening of the film unit of the Ministry of Culture and Sports. The announcement was made by Minister of Culture and Sports Dwight Pezzarossi, in a formal ceremony was also present the framework for the Guatemalan media productions participating in the upcoming November Icarus Festival.

The event held at the National Palace of Culture opened with the words of Elijah Jimenez, director of Casa Comal and Icarus Festival who invited to attend the event to be held 10 to the 20 November.

Later, Deputy Minister of Culture, Clariza Castellanos said "We are very pleased that the Ministry of Culture and Sport is supporting Guatemala cinema. It is important to open the way to the Guatemalan film, for the film industry ". Highlighted the signing of Ministerial Agreement 729-2014 which leads to the implementation of that unit.

Speaking, Dwight Pezzarossi Minister said that this activity is an achievement of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, as part of the commitments made by the government. During his speech he gave certificates to movie stars who have left an important legacy in the industry. For his part, Guatemalan invited the public to attend the next edition of the Festival, to contribute to the development of these activities cultirales.


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