Posted 17 October, 2013 by MCD in News

San Benito Peten Now Has Academies of Theatre and Music

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Cutting the ribbon by Mayor joined representatives from the MCD and neighbors.

On Monday 14 October opened fueron of Community Schools of the Arts in San Benito, Petén department. These new academies, specialized in Theatre and Music, be located on the premises of the municipality and will benefit the population of the municipality and surrounding places.

In San Benito are plans to start next year with the construction of the House of Culture, which is a complex dedicated exclusively to the arts in its various manifestations and strengthening of culture indicated, Sonia Rivera, Mayor of the Municipality.

Rivera enthusiastically supported, academies opening of Theatre and Music. This also will ensure that children, girls and young women of the place can have a better life away from the violence and vices, the official said.

At the opening of the academy, Jennifer Gómez asistió, Coordinator of Community Schools of Arts of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and Gabriel Calel, Supervisor of Community Schools of Art, who reiterated the commitment of the Ministry of Culture and Sports (MCD) with teachers from each academy and the general population, schools to work.

In the opening ceremony, in addition to representatives of the Municipality of San Benito, community leaders attended, neighbors, teachers and students of public institutions, who witnessed musical arts.

In November and December holiday courses will be taught in each of these new academies and in January 2014 will start with the full program, which will be conducted Monday through Friday from 14:00 a 18:00 hours. The academies focus more on young women and girls and girls, although not discriminate by age; in these courses are free schools.

By the end of this year, the Ministry of Culture and Sports will have a total of 89 schools across the country, which are coordinated by the Department of Arts and a large percentage are supported by the municipalities of the communities where we are located.

The Culture, engine of development!

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