Posted 22 June, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

June Festival closes with dance

Festival activities June X Cultural Center "Miguel Angel Asturias" ended with the presentation of the National Ballet of Guatemala who performed the play "La Sylphide". The presentation was held on Sunday 22 June in the Grand Chamber "Efrain Recinos" and was attended by the Vice Minister of Culture, Clariza Castellanos and Festival coordinator, Hector Leal.

At the same time, but in the Chamber Theatre "Hugo Carrillo" the Association of Professional Singers Guatemala presented with the event "An encounter with the Golden Voice," which brought together renowned singers who sang popular songs.

The presentation of Ballet Guatemala is the preamble to the Official Season which will begin in July and also of La Sylphide, will include other Guatemalan and universal works. In total there were two presentations of the dance company, conducted the first Saturday 21 and the second corresponded to the closing of the Festival.

In total there were 43 events, among which the delivery of the Award Efraín Recinos, Find the Sinfónica, The conclusion by 80 Marimba Maderas years of my land, Children's Ensemble II Marimbas, the presentation of the National Symphony Orchestra and decommissioning activities.

After the festival director role recognized workers Theater, employees and officials of the Ministry of Culture and Sports for development activities. The Director General of the Arts, Alfredo Tay gave closing remarks and invited the Guatemalan population to go to the activities taking place at the National Theatre, and the Festival of June next year.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports