Posted 8 November, 2013 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Historic Center Festival opens with olive oil


Government authorities and the Municipality of Guatemala led the inauguration of the XVI Festival of the Historic Center of Guatemala City to be held 7 to the 16 November. The festival began with a brief formal ceremony where the honorary chairman of the Committee that organizes the Festival, Ricardo Rodriguez, inaugurated the edition of this year.

The Deputy Minister of Culture, Leandro Yax, with Mayor Alvaro Arzu, cut the ribbon marking the opening of the festivities. He attended Alejandrina Silva, representative of the Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT) y Julia Vela, University of San Carlos of Guatemala (USAC).

Later there was a route that was done by the Paseo de la Sexta, of 8th. a la 15 street. In this way Guatemalan artists of various disciplines were presented, as dance, Performing Arts, music and magic. The inaugural show in the finished park Enrique Gómez Carrillo, a concert Estudiantina University of San Carlos of Guatemala USAC.


The Deputy Minister Leandro Yax later participated in the opening of the photographic exhibition Möbius, Guatemalan artist Luis González Palma. The sample is located in the Post Office building in Guatemala, current headquarters of the Municipal Centre of Art and Culture.

The Festival will present activities of art institutions of the Ministry of Culture and Sports. For the calendar, ingresar a www.festivaldelcentrohistorico.com

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