Posted 29 September, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

San Marcos lived display of art and culture

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For the second consecutive year, the Ministry of Culture and Sports organized in the department of San Marcos the "Festival of Cultures and Sport", which was held from 26 to the 28 September.

Since last Friday 26, residents of the provincial capital of San Marcos and surrounding communities witnessed this great cultural festival, Music to Fill, art and color for three days this department in western Spain.

The last day of the festival was attended by the National Ballet of Guatemala presented by the children's play "Peter and the Wolf". For his part, Marimba Concert Fine Arts participated in an assembly with the National Choir of Guatemala, Guatemalan who together performed traditional songs.

In the central park of the town's activity took place "Archaeologist for a Day", coordinated by the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. In the same place the Deputy Minister of Sport installed the "Break" program with physical and recreational activities for the whole family. The activity ended in this place with the presentation of "Maya Ballgame".

In the "Quetzal Hall" Concert Marimba Women MDC closed the Festival of Cultures and Sport, splendidly playing the notes of the national musical instrument the marimba. People who attended the Festival you are Pleased with the activity and asked to be institutionalized so that each year grow.

This festival was achieved through the work of the Ministry of Culture and Sports in conjunction with the Organization of Ibero-OEI and support of Government and Municipal authorities of the place. Representatives of the organizers thanked the audience response and indicated that the intention is to continue to make these types of events and thereby promote and strengthen a culture of peace in Guatemala.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports