Voca People at Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz

They are out of this world! This month the XII Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz—La Nueva Era features VocaPeople who will be performing in La Antigua Guatemala on Sat., Feb. 2 and Sun., Feb. 3, both performances at 7 p.m., La Ermita de la Santa Cruz. Following is an offbeat interview with Lior Kalfo, creator and director of VocaPeople: Tell […]

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El Mundo del Artista Maya

Una impresionante exposición de piezas arqueológicas que muestran la visión del Mundo del Artista Maya, se presentará en el marco del XII Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz, acompañada de un ciclo de conversatorios a cargo de expertos en el tema. La XII edición del Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz, además de presentar al público originales eventos musicales, también contará con […]

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Vive la nueva era: Inside the XII International Paiz Festival

The new phrase for the XII International Paiz Festival is very appropriate as Guatemala has launched itself into a new era with the 13 Baktun, progress in democracy and even with its first medal at the recent Olympics! While the Paiz Festival has been bringing some of the best cultural activities to Antigua since the 1970s, this month we look […]

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February 2013 in Revue Magazine

In February 2013 in Revue Magazine

Once again the International Paiz Festival will be offering some wonderful events in February. On this subject we start off with Elizabeth Bell’s overview of the festival. Highlight articles include the “out of this world” VocaPeople performing on Feb. 2 and 3; also, note in DateBook Feb. 8 songstress Lila Downs promises to bring the house down. Destination Opera? Natalie […]

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Life in Guatemala: Brief History and Current Conditions presented by Sue Patterson

Life in Guatemala: Brief History and Current Conditions presented by Sue Patterson by Nelo Mijangos

Every week Rainbow Café presents different projects and talks with invited speakers. The last Tuesday Sue Patterson presented the project Wings talked about how her experiences about living in Guatemala. She shared with those who attended her experience and knowledge about political, educational, economical and cultural aspects of living in Guatemala. Most of the people who attended the talks were […]

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Winners of the Revue Photo Contest, Feb. 2013

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 in our photo contest.

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New Year Celebrations in Antigua Guatemala Photo Gallery

New Year Celebrations in Antigua Guatemala Photo Gallery by Nelo Mijangos

As in other occasions, Antigua Guatemala was among the favorite destinies in Guatemala to receive the new year. The Calle del Arco was the center of the celebrations which concluded with fireworks at 10pm. Afterwards everyone went to their preferred venue for the final count down at midnight to receive the new year. Cómo otras ocaciones, La Antigua Guatemala fue […]

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January 2013 in Revue Magazine

January 2013 in Revue Magazine

“Taking a picture is savoring life intensely every hundredth of a second.” —Marc Riboud The coming year will be filled with hopes and dreams, goals; challenges; unexpected events and circumstances; and all the while that we’re going through the motions, acting upon and reacting to life, the magic of living moment by moment often escapes us. This month Revue’s 10th […]

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Photo Gallery of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Antigua Guatemala

Throughout Guatemala and Central America children dress in typical clothing paying homage to Our Lady of Guadalupe. One such procession begins at La Merced Church at 3pm in Antigua Guatemala. Typical food for sale outside the church of La Merced located at the north end of Calle del Arco in La Antigua Guatemala.

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The Devil Gets His Due

Burning of the Devil in Antigua Guatemala by Nelo Mijangos - www.NeloMH.com

All year long he hides under the bed or in the junk piled up in the corner, casting misfortune or worse on helpless mortals. But on Wednesday, December 7, at 6 p.m. sharp, the Devil gets his comeuppance, as he is tossed out of the house along with the trash and set ablaze in the Quema del Diablo (Burning of […]

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Which Sense?

Poinsettias are native to Mesoamerica (Rudy Girón)

Holidays in Guatemala bring overwhelming input to all five senses, even more than any other time of the year. So which sense should we highlight for December? The dazzling sunlight, velvety nights, brilliant colors of holiday decorations, lush plants in every color, give evidence that the sense of sight is primary. Deep red pascuas, poinsettias to the gringos; golden bougainvillea […]

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More about the new cycle of the Maya calendar

Maya calendar prepared by Calixta Gabriel

Much has been speculated by foreign writers about the “end” of the Maya calendar, including that it is the end of the world. According to Professor David Stuart (Mesoamerican Center at the University of Texas), much of this evolved out of the book Mexican Mystique (1975), which we all read in our classes at the university. Written by an author […]

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The Doll Project

Santa's Helpers Doing it Right

Santa’s Helpers Doing it Right “Last year, I helped with a Christmas gift delivery to the school in El Hato and it was an amazing experience. But I noticed as we drove down the mountain that there were many children for whom Santa didn’t come. That was the seed—to make sure those kids weren’t forgotten about again,” says Catherine Humber. […]

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Winners of the Revue Photot Contest, Dec. 2012

Posición/Position: 2do lugar / 2nd place Premio: 1 afiche enmarcado de galería EL FOTÓGRAFO / 1 framed poster from EL FOTÓGRAFO gallery Tema/theme: Cápsula del tiempo / Time capsule Título/title: La Jerusalem de América Lugar/place: La Antigua Guatemala Autor/author: Roberto Masaya Castillo Web: www.semanasantaenantigua.org

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 in our photo contest.

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Latest works by Byron Rabé at Mesón Panza Verde

Latest works by Byron Rabé at Mesón Panza Verde by Nelo Mijangos

“Pienso e colores como en luz flotando atravezando lentamente el tiempo y el espacio” con esta declaración Byron Rabé nos introduce a su obra “La danza de la armonía universal”. El artista guatemalteco está presentado en la galería “Panza Verde” una colección en la que une la cultura maya con su arte. “I think in colors like floating light traversing […]

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Photo Gallery: XI Carrera de las Charolas

Photo Gallery: XI Carrera de las Charolas by Nelo Mijangos

Hoy se realizo la XI Carrera de las Charolas, esta actividad es organizada por los Restaurantes de La Fonda de la Calle Real con la intensión de unir a todo el gremio de bares y restaurantes, así como también celebrar el aniversario de Las Fondas. Este año se encuentran celebrando su 37 aniversario. La carrera ya se ha vuelto una […]

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Golden Fork Award

Christian Rossell (photo: Isaac Castellanos, courtesy of febos productions)

Christian Rossell voted Chef of the Year, 2012 The name Christian Rossell has long been synonymous with fine Italian dining: in 2005, the chef opened the doors of his first restaurant, Pecorino, before unveiling a chain of deli’s, and then launching the exquisite pizzeria Romano’s, which introduced Guatemala to thin-crust pizzas. But this year, the name is also synonymous with […]

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The Doors of Antigua Guatemala

Entrance to La Merced Monastery, one of the few original doors of Antigua  (César Tián / www.revue.gt)

Visitors usually are not aware that we are welcome inside any open door in Antigua. Well, that is if both doors are open. Door etiquette has it that if one part of the door is open, that is not considered “open doors” (peek but do not enter), but if both sides of the door are open, we are welcome to explore behind the walls.

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REVUE’s December 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Time Capsule

REVUE’s December 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Time Capsule

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for DECEMBER, 2012 with the theme GUATEMALAN TIME CAPSULE; this will be a special issue which will be part of a time capsule that will be buried inside Guatemala’s National Palace of Culture as part of the 13 Baktun, the end of an era and beginning of a new era […]

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November 2012 in Revue Magazine

November 2012 in Revue Magazine

Everyone eats. Food is often a topic of our daily conversation. There are numerous books, magazines, TV shows and entire television networks covering food issues, from recipies to health factors. This month we pay homage to some of Guatemala’s special meals, national dishes, traditional recipies, and regional foods. We have articles on Pepián, Fiambre and Tapado from international food writer, […]

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Halloween Night in Antigua Guatemala

Halloween Night in Antigua Guatemala by Nelo Mijangos

Here’s a photographic gallery of Halloween Night in Antigua Guatemala at the different venues and at Calle del Arco where locals and visitors alike dressed up in costumes. There were many people that came from Guatemala City and abroad, the streets were filled with trick-a-treaters who were having a great time on the streets of Antigua Guatemala or one of […]

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Ballet Guatemala en La Antigua Guatemala

Ballet Guatemala en La Antigua Guatemala by Nelo Mijangos

El sábado por la noche La Antigua Guatemala fue el escenario perfecto para el la impresionante presentación del Ballet de Guatemala. El Comité Socio Cultural de La Antigua Guatemala con motivo de celebrar un año más del nombramiento de “Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad” otorgado a la ciudad por la UNESCO. El ballet realizó dos presentaciones, la segunda fue una […]

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Winners of the Revue Photo Contest, Nov. 2012

Posición/Position: 2do lugar / 2nd place Premio: 3 botellas de vino La Chamiza / 3 bottles of wine La Chamiza Tema/theme: Comidas guatemaltecas / Guatemalan food Título/title: Productos del maíz Lugar/place: Ciudad de Guatemala Autor/author: José Daniel Reyes Tercero

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 in our photo contest.

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Fotofest Photo Festival at Filadelfia Coffee Resort and Tours

Fotofest Photo Festival at Filadelfia Coffee Resort and Tours by Nelo Mijangos

En Filadelfia Coffee Resort and Tours se está dando ahora FotoFest Guatemala es el primer evento en Guatemala que reúne a los mejores fotógrafos de Guatemala e invitados del extranjero. Un festival fotográfico para todos los amantes de la fotografía. Hay charlas gratuitas los cuatro días del evento y también talleres pagados. El ingreso al festival es de Q50 y […]

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Works by Clemens Luhmann at Mesón Panza Verde

Works by Clemens Luhmann at Mesón Panza Verde by Nelo Mijangos

The artist Clemens Luhmann begins this exhibition with the text, “The meeting of randomness with intent… that’s the present moment.” The artist, from Germany and living in Guatemala since a long time ago, shows us a series full of color and lines that stimulate our creativity and imagination to go beyond his strokes. El artista Clemens Luhmann inicia esta obra […]

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