Guatemala organizations

15 Tues., 7:30pm (Spanish & French) Within the Week of Francophonie CABARET LITERARIO FRANCE-GUATEMALA dedicated to the versatile French artist Valérie Mréjen. Bilingual voices and live music are combined to discover or rediscover novelistic texts. Enjoy this presentation while sipping wine. Alianza Francesa de Guatemala, 5a calle 10-55, z. 1, Guatemala City

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Guatemala events

Friday. (Spanish) GUIDED WALKING TOURS with Anibal Chajón. Tour 1, Barrio La Recolección & Barrio San Sebastián; Tour 2, Barrio La Merced, Barrio Santa Rosa & Barrio Santo Domingo; Tour 3, Barrio del Sagrario, Tour 4, Sexta Avenida. Per tour, Q300/Q225, students & tourist guides. Package of 4 tours Q1,050/Q800, students and tourist guides. (Repeated Apr. 1, 15 & 29.) […]

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ART Inauguration of Exhibition


13 Fri., 6:30pm, through Fri., 27 As part of the GuatePhoto Festival 2015 and the Circuito de Galerías del Centro Histórico   PHOTOGRAPHY Kohei Yasu A pioneer photographer presented by CIRMA and Japan Embassy. PHOTOGRAPHY Pepo Toledo “Shadows” Galería del Centro de Fundación G&T Continental, 5a av. 12-38, z. 1, Centro Histórico, Guatemala City

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Handel’s Messiah

The annual performance of Handel’s Messiah will be held on Nov. 30 at the National Theatre in Guatemala City and on Dec. 1 at Casa Santo Domingo in La Antigua. Both performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from this year’s performance will benefit Comité de Becas Mary Sue, which provides scholarships to needy children in the Chichicastenango area. Performing […]

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Kilometer Zero at the National Palace, Guatemala

text and photos by Michael Sherer Set at the northern end of the enormous Plaza Mayor, Guatemala’s National Palace is the origin of all the roads in the Republic with a spot known as Kilómetro Cero. Two and half miles north of the gleaming chrome-and-glass towers that line the Avenida La Reforma, the edifice is flanked by the Biblioteca Nacional […]

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