Posted 6 February, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

"Friendship with Taiwan Guatemaya", new mural MUNAE


Ambassador Adolfo Sun by the artist, Minister of Culture and his wife.

With the support of the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Ministry of Culture and Sports, was carried out delivery and unveiling of the mural "Guatemaya friendship with Taiwan", drawn on canvas with acrylic paint, by el Guatemalan photographer Rigoberto Chex.

The work was unveiled and dedicated to Carlos Batzin, Minister for Culture and Sports, by Adolfo Sun, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), in a formal ceremony conducted the 06 February in the lobby of the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology MUNAE, place where the work is already.

The Guatemalan painter from San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango, explained that ended his two-month average. Also, thanks for the help and interest of Taiwan art and the Guatemalan culture and said that for any artist being able to have a work permanently in a place like MUNAE is a true honor, as it can be appreciated by all visitors.

El pintor Rigoberto Chex, al momento de ser felicitado por el Ministro de Cultura y Deportes.

El pintor Rigoberto Chex, when being congratulated by the Minister of Culture and Sports.

The head of the ministry of culture, Carlos Batzin, congratulated the artist for this work embodying different elements of our culture and representatives that also tells part of the story of the people of Guatemala. Thanked the Taiwanese Embassy and its Ambassador for the continued support that this country offers the development of art, culture and education in Guatemala.

Adolfo Sun, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), He said he was excited to be able to deliver this work culminated representing friendship and union between his country and ours.

Chex work has given him the opportunity to exhibit their work and represent Guatemala in various countries around the world, including Taiwan, where he exhibited his pieces along with other painters of our country. The mural and can be appreciated by visitors MUNAE in schedules to the public.

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