Posted 9 July, 2013 by Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Invite the V Latin American Congress of Clowns

For the fifth consecutive year, Guatemala will be celebrating in Latin American Clown Congress, the 23 to the 25 July, with support from the Ministry of Culture and Sports and the participation of artists from Costa Rica, Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, Mexico, Peru and Guatemala as host.

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Expect around 600 attendees and will also be open to the interested public, especially teachers working with children. They will release techniques routines and skits, costumes and makeup, how to liven up a party, balloon twisting and face painting skills, among other activities.

The aim of the Congress is to implement tools for clown, order to provide better service in our profession, to share and prepare more, Lisette said Oliveros, the clown Pequitas, one of the organizers of the Congress.
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I feel very motivated by these citizen initiatives, as the clown profession has been revalorándose time and that is why the Ministry of Culture and Sports, according to the dignity of national artist, this time has spared no effort to support precisely this event, Leandro said Yax, Deputy Culture.

The first day of the event will kick off with a parade on the 6th. Avenue area 1, ending at the Plaza Central, be taken against the official photo, to continue then with the opening of Congress in the Theatre of Don Juan, area 1, to 15:00 Hrs.


V Congreso de PayasosActivity is important to us profesionalicemos clowns and so we hire people who have the confidence of the work that we do, culture is. Our image has changed quite, congresses have helped us to learn and improve our clown, we need to innovate and be updated with technology, said Edwin Martinez, Cuchi Cuchi Clown.

In Guatemala, the Guatemala union clowns STRAGYS, that brings together an average of 200 clowns of all departments. It is estimated that more than 2 thousand 500 clowns, but not all are associated.

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