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

Guatemalan culture Iberoamerican win contest

The Guatemalan Project "Mayanpitz" Daniel Antonio Monroy, emerged victorious with other 20 worked selected from 550, presented by 22 Latin American countries, in the "Embark with Culture", an initiative of the Organization of Ibero-OEI-.

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The release of "Mayanpitz" was held on 30 May 2013 at the Museum of Anthropology and History, is a 3D game for mobile, has a free download and to date their developers talk about 7 thousand 500 downloads, entre Android y Iphone.

The idea of ​​developing the game was to find a different niche and use technology, order to make a business in the first instance, show that Guatemala has the ability to do this level projects. Not only can you download stuff from the U.S. and Europe, but you can do things from Guatemala, dijo Daniel Monroy, Mayanpitz representative.

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The International Jury of the competition Iberoamerican, unveiled 21 winning projects, whose authors will present to the participants and potential mentors and investors attending the V Iberoamerican Congress on Culture, to be held in Zaragoza, Spain, the 20 to the 22 November under the slogan "Digital Culture, Network Culture ".

The Ministry of Culture and Sports has left the responsibility to support these initiatives, so we gladly we will carry out a series of activities to support this initiative, because we expect that in Guatemala promotes art and culture, especially in the young, dijo Leandro Yax, Deputy Culture.

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During the week that Congress will be held, Project representatives will promote the exchange of experiences and ideas, with the possibility of one of the six awards final: to the most innovative idea, the most innovative project with less than 3 years of life and more than 3 years of life, the project more social, the senior enterprising young entrepreneur.

The aim of this contest is to promote digital entrepreneurship in the cultural and creative industries across the regions, to publicize the most innovative and nurturing of ideas and speakers to program V Iberoamerican Congress on Culture.

Culture, engine of development!

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