Posted 13 March, 2015 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Minister Pezzarossi honors Marimba Concerto Women


As part of the Week of Women and Abrazarte Festival organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Women's Marimba Concert was decorated by the owner of this dependence, Dwight Pezzarossi. Delivery of recognition was performed prior to an artistic presentation made this musical institution in the Open Air Theatre "Otto René Castillo" Cultural Center "Miguel Angel Asturias".

The activity was held Friday 13 March and also attended the General Director of the Arts, Lucia Weapons. The award for the successful tour that has taken over Marimba Women became more of 20 years of existence. It is today an icon of the Guatemalan culture and many countries have modeled the Marimba to establish similar institutions.

The official said that the teachers that integrate art institution are an example of perseverance and musical excellence. The audience was comprised of children, College girls and young Santo Domingo, School of Guatemalans we are and the National Civic Service. The repertoire included traditional pieces of Guatemala and academic music adapted to the Marimba.

This activity Closing Week Guatemalan Women and reinforces the Festival program Abrazarte being done to spread the artistic expressions of the country to all sectors of society.

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