Posted 16 October, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Minister participates in awarding child

The Minister of Culture and Sports, Dwight Pezzarossi, attended the award ceremony of the National Reading "Reading Together" organized by the Ministry of Education. The activity was held on Thursday 16 October starting at 18 hours.

In a formal ceremony held at the National Palace of Culture were awarded 26 students for their outstanding creativity in writing stories. The event was chaired by the President of the Republic, Otto Perez Molina; Cynthia del Aguila, Minister for Education and Cristian Skoog, UNICEF Representative in Guatemala.

The aim of this competition is to encourage the participation of girls, children and young people to write stories, under the "Reading Together" program of the National Reading. This year's contest theme was devoted to the commemoration of the 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of Children.

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