Posted 11 November, 2013 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Thousands of Guatemalans join the celebration of the Barrel

día del barrilete_8660Above 20 thousand people attended Sunday 10 November to Erick Barrondo park to celebrate the Day of the Keg, which was organized by the Ministry of Sport and Recreation and the sky filled with thousands of kites of different colors and sizes.

The most important thing for us is to involve families and enjoy an activity that is free”, refirió Edgar Contreras, Director of Sport and Recreation.

In activity workshops were developed totally free kites, a children's show with the participation of recreational pampering, Zumba, Live marimba, Very Special Arts, balloon twisting and face painting, which were meant to bring a smile to thousands of Guatemalan families.

He interacted with prominent public National Artist, como Kim Lou, José Pablo Soto, Chintya Arana, La Saga, the sparrow hawk, Alex de Venezuela, Leslie Alvarado Medina and Light.

The color, size and allegory, They made the display of the giant kites of Santiago Sacatepéquez, fuera a success and encourage thousands Nina, children and young people to fly a kite.

During the activity supplies were also collected to support the Zero Hunger Initiative that promotes Secretariat for Food Security and Nutrition SESAN.

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