Posted 3 September, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Starts Festival of Choral Music 2014

Coro Nacional de Guatemala
Coro Nacional de Guatemala

The Guatemala National Choir, will perform the opening ceremony of the Festival of Choral Music called "Guatecoral 2014". The activity will be held on 03 September, at the National Conservatory of Music "Germán Alcántara", with the participation of choirs from different institutions.

This festival takes place on 03, 04, 05, 06, 08 and 09 September, time during which the participation of several public choral groups will, private, Child, inter alia. This event is held in September, to pay tribute to the motherland, in commemoration of 193 anniversary of independence. Significantly this year (2014), will hold its fifteenth edition, since this activity is carried out since 2000.

The presentations will be held in the Auditorium of the National Conservatory of Music (3out. By. y 5ta. Street area 1), from the 19:00 hours. Closing the Festival, will be held next 09 September, that day will perform a choral ensemble, with the institutions that previously participated in the Festival. Admission to all performances is free, excluding the day of closing, which have a value of Q10.00 per person.

About the Coro Nacional de Guatemala

The Guatemala National Choir is an art institution in charge of the Directorate General of Arts, the Ministry of Culture and Sports. Since its founding in 1966, CNG Cultural Patrimony of the Nation by decree No. 29-93 of Congress- has contributed to the development of art and culture of the country, through its various presentations throughout the country.

Throughout the year, el -CNG- presented in Concert Seasons, Official Presentations, Departmental and International Tours, inter.


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