Posted 15 January, 2015 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Minister presents agenda Pezzarossi year of culture

This is the year of culture for the city of Guatemala, to be awarded the distinction of Latin American Capital of Culture by the Union of Latin American Capital Cities (UCCI). This recognition was awarded for the outstanding cultural program presented each year, nourished by festivals, Concerts, artistic research, conferences and numerous activities offered by public and private institutions.

The Ministry of Culture and Sports as the governing body of culture, recognizes the importance of this appointment, so the owner of this portfolio, Dwight Pezzarossi, chaired the press conference where activities this year announced. The official was accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Culture, Clariza Castellanos.

Speaking, the Minister stated that "art and culture of Guatemala will have its best this year, and planned activities will rise as a distinction which the city of Guatemala, with the appointment of "Latin American Capital of Culture". During the opening day will be attended by the Mayor of Madrid, Ana Botella, special guest and owner of the UCCI.

Authorities said the agenda will be developed in monthly themed to give prominence to the artistic movements of the country. It will be held in partnership with public and private entities to integrate different sectors of society. The agenda can be found on the website of the Ministry of Culture and Sports www.mcd.gob.gt and request more information email mcdagendacultural@gmail.com.

You can see here the cultural agenda of activities

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