Posted 12 November, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

"This is My Song", first album in Mayan languages

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The Ministry of Culture and Sports through the Department of Cultural Development and Strengthening of Cultures, presented the recording material containing three songs Tz'utujil, Achi three songs and three songs in Kaqchikel, a total of nine national productions.

This is the result of three inter-school competitions Singing, conducted in May this year, the event stimulated the vocal performance and taste scenic, as a means to safeguard the Kaqchikel language, Tz´utujil y Achí. Were finding new stars among the youth of primary and secondary, San Pedro la Laguna, Solola, Rabinal, Baja Verapaz, Santo Domingo Xenacoj, Sacatepéquez.

Clariza Castellanos, Deputy Minister of Culture emphasized "We saw the need to rescue these languages ​​because they are endangered and we have an obligation to recover and preserve, as the Ministry of Culture and Sport is very important to rescue them since the language is part of the identity of the people "

Part of the objectives of this contest was to promote student participation in competitions, and healthy recreational activities that contribute to the development of his personality and also to maintain our artistic traditions through song on young talent.

The Ministry of Culture and Sports awarded to the top three, with the recording of each subject interpreted by them, which is part of the first album in three consolidated Mayan languages.

The Vicedespacho of Culture presented to the media this recording material produced by Fernando Sheel which is expected to have the support of the media to be shared across radio stations.



For the record it should do the following
  1. Personally bring your ID (DPI) the National Palace
  2. go to the office “5” Third-level patio Peace National Palace
  3. Ask for Claudia Monroy and indicate that you want obtenerl disk “This is my song”
  4. Fill out a form with data that will be requested
O puedes escucharlo en linea haciendo clic aquí

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports