Posted 19 September, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Present book chronicles the Virgin of Dolores Temple of Santo Domingo

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Presentan el Libro cronicas y recuerdos de la virgen de dolores de antiguo_8000

The Ministry of Culture and Sports through the Directorate General of Arts presented the book "Chronicles and Memories of Our Lady of Sorrows of the Ancient Temple", in reference to the temple of Santo Domingo de la Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción. The activity was held Thursday night 18 September at the Chamber Theatre "Hugo Carrillo" Centro Cultural "Miguel Angel Asturias".

The formal ceremony was attended by the Vice Minister of Culture, Clariza Castellanos who presented the book to their authors, Fernando Urquizú, y Michelle Pinsker.

This book is a worldwide Catholic ideology that is recognized under the name of Our Lady of Sorrows to the representation of a woman in an attitude of sorrow or seven daggers in your chest, sometimes placed in your heart.

He attended Mario Caxaj, executive secretary of the Commission of Inquiry of Art in Guatemala (CIAG); Artemis Torres Valenzuela, Director of the School of History at the University of San Carlos of Guatemala (USAC); Rodrigo Carrillo, Deputy Director of the National Printing of Guatemala, academic and Fernando Urquizú, Michelle Pinsker y Carol Castro.

The event closed with the artistic presentation of tenor Roberto Carlos Estrada, with maestro Mario Cubur, who performed the tunes “Weeping Twilight ", Septenario anthem of Our Lady of Sorrows, whose authors are Manuel Estrada Velasquez; Ave Maria and the composer Franz Schubert.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports