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Posted 22 August, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News
 
 

Workshops finalize sporting previous al Festival de San Marcos

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The Ministry of Culture and Sports, through the Department of Sport and Recreation, performed the last of four sports clinics in the Department of San Marcos. The activity was held last 22 August, in the town of San Pablo, of that department. Representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Jorge Mario Maldonado, Municipal mayor of Moraga and Maria Eugenia, Specialist Organization of Ibero-I -OE.

The first training workshop dynamics was performed on the basics of fut ball and basketball ball, young assistants, this with the objective of encouraging youth, practice of sport and healthy living. These activities took place in the municipal courts of the community, with the participation of 150 young people about.

During the second activity of the day, coexistence was conducted with elderly people, by staff Elderly Program Substantive Areas of Ministry. The dynamics included competitions, dances and ended with a series of exercises of Tai Chi. This activity included the participation of 100 people about.

Specialist -OEI-, Maria Eugenia de Moraga, said: "We are convinced that through culture and sport contribute to the integral development of the Guatemalan population and also, these actions the practice of multiculturalism is promoted among the population ". According to the specialist the -OEI- participate in these activities with technical and financial support.

About the Festival

With this were four workshops were held in the said department, prior to the "Festival of Cultures and Sport" performed, the 26 to the 28 September, in the departmental capital of San Marcos.

The Ministry of Culture and Sports promotes these activities through its four General Directorates, Cultural and Natural Heritage, Arts, Strengthening Cultural and Development of Cultures and the Department of Sport and Recreation, all with themed activities. Also, during this Festival, surprise activities and participation of local arts groups will.

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