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Winners of the Revue Photo Contest: May 2014

Winners of the Revue Photo Contest: May 2014

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Winners by Editorial Decision

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Savoring Cuaresma

Savoring Cuaresma

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

(Recipe for Pescado en Escabeche) by Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard  AmaliaLLC.com Lent (Cuaresma), the time leading up to Holy Week and Easter, is celebrated by about 1.2 billion Christians worldwide. In Guatemala around 60 percent of the population, or 8.2 million Roman Catholics, observe it in a very solemn manner. This is especially so in La […]

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House Sitting

House Sitting

| April 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

How to get a house sitting gig in Antigua or anywhere by Akaisha and Billy Kaderli Those of us who live in La Antigua Guatemala know its splendid offerings: photo opportunities everywhere, Mayan culture, great weather, international restaurants, music, amicable residents and natural beauty. Still, on occasion one might want to go to the beach […]

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Education First

Education First

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

A Safe Passage for Children in Guatemala City’s Basurero Neigborhood by Benjamin Reeves Guatemala City’s zona 3 includes the basurero, the city’s dump. Though there is no official census, an estimated 7,000 people, which according to local residents includes approximately 1,000 children, work in the basurero picking through trash to find plastic and metal that […]

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Discovering Passion in Guatemala

Discovering Passion in Guatemala

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

  by Sri Ram Kaa and Kira Raa Passion! A word that evokes many differing images with diverse expressions of the experience. April is the month in Guatemala where passion ignites its richness with a cacophony of events, emotions and experiences that are here for you to discover. When we live from our passion we […]

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Ganadores del concurso fotográfico abril 2014 de REVUE

Ganadores del concurso fotográfico abril 2014 de REVUE

| March 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Facebook Todas las fotografías participantes / All the photos participating Agradecemos a todos lo que participaron con una fotografía en nuestro concurso fotográfico. We thank all the people participating […]

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La Camioneta, The journey of one American school bus

La Camioneta, The journey of one American school bus

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Shannon McCullough Anyone living in or visiting Guatemala knows that the majority of camionetas are converted U.S. school buses. While traveling through Guatemala as part of his Latin American studies, filmmaker Mark Kendall became intrigued with the transformation process after having a conversation with a camioneta driver. It was in that moment he became […]

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Hugo González Ayala, Grandes Ideas y Pequeños Formatos

Hugo González Ayala, Grandes Ideas y Pequeños Formatos

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Linda Conard As you approach the landscapes of Hugo González Ayala, you may feel enveloped by the streets of La Antigua Guatemala or the Highland countryside, but it is more of a gentle embrace than entrapment. Hard lines in street scenes curve inward yet remain in perfect perspective, so the viewer almost feels more […]

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Theft! The tragedy at El Calvario and the paintings of Tomás de Merlo

Theft! The tragedy at El Calvario and the paintings of Tomás de Merlo

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Benjamin Reeves The white walls of El Calvario church in La Antigua are almost bare; virtually their only ornamentation is the skeletons of picture frames, appropriate, perhaps for the biblical Calvary but now only a stark reminder of the church’s former artistic glory. Unknown hoodlums absconded from El Calvario with six paintings by the […]

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March 2014 in Revue Magazine

March 2014 in Revue Magazine

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month Revue marks its 22nd year of publication. Revue’s longevity and growth comes with great appreciation to its advertisers, readers and a hardworking staff. As well, we offer a big round of applause to a wonderful group of talented writers whose work graces Revue pages month after month, year after year. In this edition […]

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REVUE’s April 2014 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Traditions

REVUE’s April 2014 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Traditions

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for APRIL 2014 with the theme VOLCANOES IN GUATEMALA; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo without watermarks, with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt. + We will only accept high resolution photographs without watermarks. + Submissions entered by the […]

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Ganadores del concurso fotográfico marzo 2014 de REVUE

Ganadores del concurso fotográfico marzo 2014 de REVUE

| February 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Facebook Todas las fotografías participantes / All the photos participating Agradecemos a todos lo que participaron con una fotografía en nuestro concurso fotográfico. We thank all the people participating […]

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MAXIMÓN – Santo o Diablo, A documentary

MAXIMÓN – Santo o Diablo, A documentary

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ajax Films’ new documentary “MAXIMÓN–Santo o Diablo” will make its world premiere in La Antigua Guatemala at the Cooperacion Española, 6a. av. norte (between 3a y 4a calle) on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Contemporary Huipiles

Contemporary Huipiles

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many people who travel to Guatemala become enchanted with the colorful blouses woven and worn by indigenous women. Artist Lena Bartula of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, says she became a huipilista when she met Mercedes, a weaver from San Antonio Aguas Calientes who was selling her wares on the streets in Mexico City.

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The Best of Everything

| February 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Shannon McCullough I have come to learn that what surrounds you or what you have chosen to surround yourself with, for whatever reason, is the best. How one processes the thought of “the best” will have many different subjective personal meanings. You would expect me, as a food writer, to jump into the cliché […]

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February 2014 in Revue Magazine

February 2014 in Revue Magazine

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy February! The big holiday and New Year greetings are behind us as we move along into 2014. The fun holiday this month is Valentine’s Day, and not coincidentally, our Photo Contest theme is Love in Guatemala. Throughout this edition is a sampling of the great photographs we received, including the winners by popular vote […]

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REVUE’s March 2014 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Traditions

REVUE’s March 2014 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Traditions

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for MARCH 2014 with the theme GUATEMALAN TRADITIONS; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo without watermarks, with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt. + We will only accept high resolution photographs without watermarks. + Submissions entered by the 10th […]

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Ganadores del concurso fotográfico febrero 2014 de REVUE

Ganadores del concurso fotográfico febrero 2014 de REVUE

| January 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Facebook Todas las fotografías participantes / All the photos participating Agradecemos a todos lo que participaron con una fotografía en nuestro concurso fotográfico. We thank all the people participating […]

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REVUE’s February 2014 Photo Contest: Love in Guatemala

REVUE’s February 2014 Photo Contest: Love in Guatemala

| January 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for FEBRUARY 2014 with the theme LOVE IN GUATEMALA; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo without watermarks, with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt. + We will only accept high resolution photographs without watermarks. + Submissions entered by the […]

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January 2014 in Revue Magazine

January 2014 in Revue Magazine

| January 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

This is a time for reflection and a time to look ahead to the as-yet-unknown opportunities that await all of us. We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday season. Continuing that feeling of good will into the new year is an excellent goal to shoot for. Welcome to our 11th Annual Photo Issue. Once again we […]

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To give or not to give

To give or not to give

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thinking of giving a pet for Christmas? Please think twice. by Marjolaine Perrault As the holly jolly season is upon us, so is the joy of gift giving. Finding an original gift can sometimes be challenging. What do you give to someone who has it all or who does not care for material gifts? Why […]

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Tallando Tradiciones

Tallando Tradiciones

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Carrying on the craft of wood carving text & photo by Hilary Kilpatric “I learned my craft from watching my dad. I think I have it in my blood,” Ramos Rodrigo of Tallando Tradiciones said when asked about how he started his career as an artisan. Out of seven children in his family, he is […]

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Música en Las Aldeas

Música en Las Aldeas

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Classical Music Education for Antigua’s Children by Benjamin Patrick Reeves La Antigua Guatemala does not have a premier institution for providing musical education to children, but Carolina Palomo aims to change that with the opening of a new, non-profit music school, Musica en Las Aldeas. “For 12 years [children] don’t receive any art classes in […]

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December 2013 in Revue Magazine

December 2013 in Revue Magazine

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

We hope you enjoy this month’s edition, as always feedback is most appreciated. Stay with us on the Revue Facebook page for updates and the website: www.revue.gt

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Ganadores del concurso fotográfico diciembre 2013 de REVUE

Ganadores del concurso fotográfico diciembre 2013 de REVUE

| November 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Facebook Todas las fotografías participantes / All the photos participating Agradecemos a todos lo que participaron con una fotografía en nuestro concurso fotográfico. We thank all the people participating […]

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REVUE’s December 2013 Photo Contest: December in Guatemala

REVUE’s December 2013 Photo Contest: December in Guatemala

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for December, 2013 with the theme DECEMBER IN GUATEMALA; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo without watermarks, with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt. + We will only accept high resolution photographs without watermarks. + Submissions entered by the […]

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November 2013 in Revue Magazine

November 2013 in Revue Magazine

| November 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

The focus is on food! Mouth-watering photos of food grace the pages from this month’s Photo Contest theme. Garífuna Vibrations tells the story of a remarkable group of people who have brought the world dance, music and unique food. The Book Alert is Amalia’s Guatemalan Kitchen, plus an Interview with the author Amalia Moreno-Damgaard. A […]

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Ganadores del concurso fotográfico noviembre 2013 de REVUE

Ganadores del concurso fotográfico noviembre 2013 de REVUE

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Facebook Todas las fotografías participantes / All the photos participating Agradecemos a todos lo que participaron con una fotografía en nuestro concurso fotográfico. We thank all the people participating […]

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Aprendamos a Darle Buen Trato A Los Animales

Aprendamos a Darle Buen Trato A Los Animales

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Actualmente se encuentran miles de perros abandonados y perdidos en las calles, aguantando hambre, sed, enfermedades y las inclemencias del tiempo. Lo lamentable es que en un alto porcentaje, han sido abandonados por sus dueños o sencillamente los echaron a la calle. Actos infames y crueles, todos sabemos que los animales domésticos y en especial las mascotas necesitan de los seres humanos para sobrevivir.

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Sailing Away

Sailing Away

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Linda Conard Sharing a passion for boating with the next generation of sailors In a workshop in land-locked La Antigua Guatemala, a mile above sea level, boat builders Jean Vayssier and Pierre Turlin, and their team of Guatemalan artisans, are handcrafting sailboats to exacting standards. Their workshop, which looks like a small plane hangar, […]

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