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Third annual youth festival celebrating life in a culture of peace (Guatemala)
an article by El Periódico, Guatemala

To mark the anniversary of the signing of the peace accords and with the aim of encouraging art for young people, the cultural collective Pie de Lana and the Community Development Council (COCODE) of the Barrio San José is celebrating the third annual Youth festival of life in a culture of peace.

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Among the activities, the Argos Club will hold a free exchange of series of animated films. For its part, the Trasciende School will hold 3 by 3 competitions of hip hop as well as in vivo graffiti. The National Compensation Program (PNR) and the Center for Legal Action in Human Rights (CALDH) will present a photographic exhibition of the activities they have developed. The event will take place tomorrow, December 1, from 14:00 to 18:00. At the 15th Avenue between 5th. and 7. street, zone 1. Admission is free.

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This report was posted on December 7, 2013.