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Posted 7 January, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News
 
 

Teaching the Art 10 thousand students, emphasized in MCD achievements

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Congress to Review and Update of Cultural Policies and Sportsbook account within the main achievements of MCD.

The main institutional achievements of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the year 2013, highlights the Review and Update of National Cultural and Sports Policy, which brought together more than 500 people of the four nations and sectors of civil society, order to refocus and strengthen the management of MCD according to social context, economic and multicultural nature of the country.

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The Ceremonial Pa'ach Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Another achievement worth mentioning is the impetus for the statement of tangible and intangible cultural heritages of the nation as Cultural Heritage. At the end of 2013 was reached that UNESCO declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at The Ceremonial Pa'ach, native of San Pedro Sacatepequez, San Marcos, cultural expression linked to maize planting.

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The archaeological site is also positioned Takalik Abaj, so that in near future be declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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The first Children's Symphony Orchestra was one of the fruits of the training offered by 9 Conservatories MCD.

In 2013 also notes an increase of 20% in the number of beneficiaries who attended the Ministry in 9 Conservatories, 17 Schools, 82 Schools and Community 22 Youth Orchestras, which results in more than 10 thousand students who improved their skills, addition to expanding knowledge in different branches of art.

The MCD has launched a new approach to work, which is manifested through economic development, political, social, but particularly for cultural development. Our approach has focused on strengthening a multicultural society, where there is a respect for our neighbors and create a peaceful coexistence among Guatemalans, Carlos said Batzin, Minister for Culture and Sports.

The Culture, engine of development!

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports