Posted 1 June, 2013 by MCD in News

Festival de Junio ​​starts with artwork Guatemalan

The Great Hall "Efrain Recinos" welcomed the opening of the IX Festival June that brought together more than 2 thousand people to its opening, held on 1 June. This Festival celebrates the anniversary of the Cultural Center "Miguel Angel Asturias" was opened by the Deputy Minister of Culture, Leandro Yax, who with his presence reaffirmed the commitment of the Ministry of Culture and Sports with this institution. He was accompanied by the director of the National Theatre, Hipolito Mandonado.

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The opening of the Festival was to play "three meats Pepián" which was presented in the Great Hall. This is a drama of manners genre and is directed by maestro Edgar Quinonez. The original plot is the storyteller Antiguan Hugo Leonel Valle and Valle.

The Chamber Theatre "Hugo Carrillo" event also featured a musical performance by the mezzoprano Vicky Castillo and pianist Roberto Estrada, both Guatemalans. The event entitled "Travel Film" presented 37 movie themes that surely special moments reminded viewers.

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After the event the director of the National Theatre, Hipolito Maldonado handed over certificates to the artists for their collaboration in the Festival.

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