Posted 25 August, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Rabinal and rewards the best Chilate Pinol in the Gastronomic Festival "Meet My Culture"

The Ministry of Culture and Sports through the Department of Cultural Development and Strengthening of Cultures Food Festival held on Saturday in Rabinal Achi, Baja Verapaz.

This festival allows the strengthening of indigenous cultures, at full, as it helps to strengthen coexistence and a dynamic and active learning through speaking and the projection of their core values ​​and culinary practices.

Through the Ministry of Culture and Sports in addition to the media want to present a bit of food Achi, for me it's great to be in Rabinal, Earth and Pinol Chilate simultaneously is a pleasure to taste of these dishes, however many Guatemalans do not know and today we want to give knowledge of this culture, because not only eating is part of the cultural wealth of our people but also the language, costumes, dances, art, music among other things, signal Clariza Castellanos, Deputy Minister of Culture.

This Festival recognizes three women dedicated to cooking these being performed Chilate: Carmelina Pirir, Maria Lopez Ixpatá, Pedrina Morente and Pinol: Margarita Vásquez, Josefa Ajuanit, Flor de Maria Vasquez. At the end of this festival is expected to edit a cookbook with ancestral dishes presented in each event.

The Festival will be held in 1 municipality's, this will be in Livingston, Izabal of the Garifuna Community 30 the same month.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports