Antigua International School Inaugurates New Campus

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Last Saturday (Nov. 7, 2015) hundreds of parents, children, teachers, administrators, and guests celebrated the opening of the new campus of AIS (Antigua International School). First there was an interactive tour of the campus with classroom demonstrations and participatory opportunities including a quick marimba lesson for anyone interested. After that there were a few short speeches, some entertainment provided by […]

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Artist Profile: Julio Molina, Guatemala

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La Otra Dimensión: Art in Wood. by Matt Bokor.  While many artists create images using oil or acrylic paints, Julio Molina arranges strips of wood to form his unique works. Using wood exclusively as his medium since 2008, the Guatemalan artist first started using wood some 30 years ago and to this day still sees charm in every piece, even scraps […]

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Revue Photo Contest, Oct. 2015. Pets of Guatemala

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Time for the REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, Oct. 2015. Theme: PETS OF GUATEMALA / MASCOTAS DE GUATEMALA. Please send us ONE hi-res photo to photos@revuemag.com — include your name, photo title and location — submissions will be accepted starting now until midnight Sept. 12, 2015. Cash prizes will be awarded in two categories, most “likes” and by editorial decision.

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From the Publishers

The photo cover Faithful Friend by Gerardo Elías Cotuc Pérez is our tribute to animals, coinciding with this month’s photo contest subject Pets and the Blessing of the Animals/World Animal day on Oct. 4. Following this theme, we bring you Susanne Kennedy’s interview with Selaine d’Ambrosi on Ayuda and its unique approach to helping animals. Also inside is The Gift […]

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Revue Photo Contest, November 2014: Food of Guatemala

Attention Photographers! It’s time for the monthly Revue Photo Contest. The theme for November is “Food of Guatemala” — To enter, send one hi-resolution photo (no watermarks please) to photos@revuemag.com — Photos will be accepted from Oct. 1st to Oct. 10th (midnight). Voting will be open from Oct. 1st through midnight Oct. 15th. There will be cash and other prizes for […]

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From the Publishers

This month Elizabeth Bell recounts Francisco Marroquín’s many accomplishments as Guatemala’s first bishop and linguist. Next up, Tara Tiedemann reports on The Collapse of the Ancient Mayan World presented at the VII Convención Mundial de La Arqueología Maya 2014. The cover honors renowned artist Ramón Ávila. Linda Conard calls attention to his life and his work in Abstractions from Within. […]

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REVUE’s June 2014 Photo Contest: Trees of Guatemala

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for JUNE 2014 with the theme TREES OF 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 10th of May 2014 will […]

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Winners of the Revue Photo Contest: May 2014. Mothers in Guatemala

2nd place. Prize: Carved Jade Pencil Holder from Jades Xibalbá. theme: Mothers and Children
title: Tu Mirada...Mientras duermo acurrucada en tu regazo. place: San Marcos. photographer: May Ramírez

Winners by Popular Vote on Facebook All of the wonderful photographs can be seen at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152061188878927.1073741841.334602008926&type=3 Thanks to all the participants Honorable Mention. theme: Mothers and Children. title: Amor Eterno. place: San Juan Sacatepequez. photographer: Leonel Cuc  

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Filadelfia Coffee Resort receives ‘Great Green Deal’ certification

Carmen Rosa Perez, Executive Director of Great Green Deal (center) presents the certification to Filadelfia Coffee Resort's Executive Director Pascu Robredo Arrutia and Director of Human Resources María Rene Sanchez Soto

Congratulations to Filadelfia Coffee Resort for completing their certification requirements for the international Great Green Deal program. After two years of working toward this goal, Filadelfia has joined a growing number of businesses to obtain this prestigious certification, and it is an ongoing commitment to continue improving through the program. Great Green Deal a Sustainable Tourism Certification Program member of […]

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Elizabeth Bell receives the gold “Orden Diego de Porres” Award

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Dec. 2, 2011 — Elizabeth Bell was honored in a lovely ceremony last night at Capuchinas where she received the highest award given by the Consejo. The gold Orden Diego de Porres was awarded to her for “her untiring work over many years in allowing people to know La Antigua Guatemala through her multiple books and lectures and constant activities […]

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Cultural Festival in Mexico Highlights Harry Diaz Exhibit

The Caribbean Cultural Festival was held in Quintana Roo, Mexico this year. One of Guatemala’s foremost photographers, Harry E. Díaz of Quetzaltenango, was invited to present his impressive exhibit Luces de Xelajú. “Because of its magnitude and relevance, this festival could be called the Pan American Games of Art & Culture, to give a comparison,” said Díaz.   At the […]

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XIAN Inauguration

November 18, La Antigua. Last night was the inauguration of XIAN’s new showroom of exquisite home furnishings and antiques from China, Tibet, Mongolia and India. With one established location in Guatemala City, owner Norma Rodas has remodeled and created a beautiful second showroom 3 blocks from the main park in Antigua (4a calle oriente #23). This is a wonderful new […]

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Jazz / Blues Cruise Atitlán

Featuring great music and food at three of Lake Atitlán’s top hotel restaurants, the first Atitlán Jazz/Blues Cruise and Gourmet Food Festival will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19. Limited to just 150 patrons, the cruise departs Panajachel, with a troubadour aboard, at 11:30 a.m., bound for Santiago Atitlán and La Posada de Santiago for its American-style barbecue and a […]

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Golf Tournament; Antigua Grudge Match

First place team: (l-r) Hugo Cerezo, John Chudy, Diego Cerezo, Nathan Liskey

Last month included the first annual Antigua Invitational Golf Tournament. Played at the spectacular Mayan Golf Club overlooking Lake Amatitlán, the format was “scramble” with four-person teams. The competition was fierce but the lunch gathering afterwards was amiable with prizes for longest drives, closest to the pin, and of course for the lowest scoring team who posted a 65. If […]

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