DOCUMENTARY Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey

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Tues. DOCUMENTARY Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey. Donation Q40. Hotel Santo Domingo, Sala Marco Augusto Quiroa, 3a calle oriente 28-A, La Antigua Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey tells the story of Hannah Nydahl and her adventure bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West. From her wild and idealistic roots as a hippy in Copenhagen, the film follows Hannah and her husband Ole to […]

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Project Village: Education is the number one priority

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The mountainous indigenous village of San Bernabé Vista Hermosa, near the municipality of Parramos, in the department of Chimaltenango, has been adopted — all 350 inhabitants… by Project Village. The brainchild of two former law partners from Denver, Colorado, Project Village began in 2006. The original thought was to coordinate and fund projects of other NGOs, each of which specialized in […]

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Color Me Flores – PHOTO OP by Susan Ives

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Intent on reaching the famous ruins, day visitors to Tikal might overlook nearby Flores, yet the island city has an allure of its own. The island and environs were the last stronghold of the Itzá-Maya and later served as a Spanish outpost. Both indigenous and colonial influences remain. The surrounding Lake Petén Itzá offers a blue backdrop for the island’s […]

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BENEFIT EVENT in support of the Museo Ixchel

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Sun. BENEFIT EVENT in support of the Museo Ixchel. Outdoor event for the whole family in the tradition of a Guatemalan fair: food & drinks, music, water slide and various other fun activities for young and old. Children are encouraged to bring along their bicycles. For more info., (tickets & directions) tel: 2361-8081/82. Finca la Azotea, Calle del Cementerio Final, […]

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Winners of the Revue Photo Contest, May 2016: Historical Ruins of Guatemala

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Winners by Popular Vote Winners by Editorial Decision A big thanks to all the participating photographers. The winners and a number of honorable mentions will be published in the May, 2016 issue of Revue. You can see all of the submissions of the May contest HERE — stay tuned for next month’s contest.

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ART “Luz, Sombra y Reflejos”

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Wed. ART “Luz, Sombra y Reflejos,” a collective watercolors exposition by Cristina Bickford, Beatriz Aycinena, Guadalupe del Valle de Garcés with an homage to Maestro Luis Penedo de La Riva Alejandra Flores & Patricia Ann de González. Galería del Centro, Fundación G&T Continental 5a av. 12-38, z. 1, Guatemala City  

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EXPOSITION: Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena

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Technical director and curator Violeta Gutiérrez and a group of dedicated professionals at the Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena have worked tirelessly setting up a new exhibit—Exposición cofradía: textura y color—which will open to the public on April 19. The Museo Ixchel is committed to protecting and preserving Guatemala’s heritage as embodied in the rich textile traditions of indigenous dress. […]

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Benefit Event to support Lead-Up International

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Saturday. Benefit Event to support Lead-Up International in its quest to prevent violence by creating peaceful leaders through workshops with horses. Join us for an evening of fun, delicious food, music, raffle, and auction. Donation Q450 to benefit Lead-Up. Location Finca La Azotea, Jocotenango. Lead-Up’s goal is to reduce violence by creating peaceful leaders through workshops with horses. The participants […]

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ART EXPOSITION: Galería El Attico — 28 Year Anniversary

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Thur. Inauguration cocktail: April 7, 7pm-9pm The exposition will be open until Saturday, April 30, 2016 Galería El Attico — 4a avenida 15-45, zona 14 Cósmico Trópico Chrispapita (Salon Principal) and Homenaje Melero – Monsanto – Melero (Guillermo Monsanto y Franja Melero) (Salón del Coleccionista) Siempre me he sentido más artista escénico que visual. Ello a pesar que mi primera […]

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DOCUMENTARY: MAXIMÓN – ¿Santo o Diablo?

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Wed. DOCUMENTARY MAXIMÓN – ¿Santo o Diablo? (Spanish, w/English subtitles) Of cultural importance, this documentary was filmed and produced entirely in Guatemala. “MAXIMÓN – ¿Santo o Diablo?” centers on the controversial Mayan deity who simultaneously personifies good and evil. Maximón, also known as San Simón, or the drinking and smoking saint of Guatemala, is a mixture of ancient Mayan beliefs and […]

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SLIDE SHOW Antigua: Behind the Walls with Elizabeth Bell

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Wed. (English) SLIDE SHOW Antigua: Behind the Walls with Elizabeth Bell. Enjoy a one-hour presentation with vintage and contemporary photographs collected over the past 40 years, accompanied by Elizabeth Bell’s expert narration. Q50 per person. Questions encouraged. Autographed books available. Hotel Sor Juana, 4a calle oriente #45, La Antigua

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Traje Tradition Meets Trade in Guatemala

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Herlinda can’t remember a time when her family wasn’t wearing traje. Traje, the traditional clothing worn by many indigenous Guatemalans, is a cultural cornerstone. Its brightly colored hues and intricately woven thread are commonplace in many areas of Guatemala, especially in the rural highlands around Lake Atitlán. While traje’s gorgeous colors and craftsmanship help it stand out in a crowd, […]

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Early Religious Sculptures in Guatemala

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Religious sculptures are a focal point for prayer and meditation. It is believed that when prayed to with the utmost religious fervor, the figure, or its essence, grants the believer a favor, request, or a miracle. Guatemala created its own extremely expressive style through talented Guatemalan-born artists resulting in the finest Spanish-American sculpture, particularly between 1650 and 1773. These works […]

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TALK: Mujeres Artesanas de Paz EducArte

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Tuesday. (English) TALK Mujeres Artesanas de Paz EducArte (MAP-ED) is a local nonprofit organization that works for fair and equal rights (women, children & teens) through education and health services. It manages and develops programs incl. providing children and teens education, age-appropriate comprehensive sexual health education, promoting the arts as a means of self-expression and awareness campaigns to prevent violence […]

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U.N. awards grant to Women’s Justice Initiative

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The Women’s Justice Initiative (WJI), which empowers Guatemalan women to address inequality and gender violence, has won a highly competitive grant from the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women. “The award will support WJI’s work to ensure Maya women and girls are able to exercise their rights to live free from violence and have increased access to […]

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The Dragons of Ixlu: Dragonfly Watching in Guatemala

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Dragonfly watchers are known to insiders as “Oding” enthusiasts. No other insect is as agile and quick as are these miniature helicopters. They can fly in six different directions. One scientist clocked a particular type of dragonfly flying at 90 kilometers per hour, making them the fastest of all insects! And just as is the case with bird watching, you […]

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Antigua’s First Interactive Procession Maps

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Stay current with the when-and-where during Semana Santa. The major Antigua procession routes of 2016 are available at this link (click here). Use the check boxes on the map menu for which procession you would like to follow. Currently available, the processions of: Jesús Nazareno del Perdón y Santísima Virgen de Dolores. San Francisco Church Grande. Holy Thursday / Jueves […]

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