Posted 18 August, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

San Juan la Laguna filled holiday with Gastronomic Festival "Meet My Culture"

The Ministry of Culture and Sports through the Department of Cultural Development and Strengthening of Cultures Gastronomy Festival held in San Juan la Laguna, Solola. This activity was held on Saturday 16 August attended by officials of the institution.

Eustaquia Hernández, acting deputy director of that address said "The aim of this Tz'utuhil maya food festival is taking place in San Juan la Laguna, to preserve their ancestral knowledge about the food that still maintains its richness and wisdom acquired by the ancestors ".

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

In activity recognition to women who have acquired their knowledge by their grandmothers were delivered, in the form of gratitude for continuing the tradition of ancestral dishes.

The Festival will take place in Rabinal, Baja Verapaz 23 August and Livingston, Izabal 30 the same month.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports