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New House of Culture and Creativity "Otto de la Rocha" in the capital

For more spaces for artistic, creative and innovative development, for socialization and the strengthening of national identity, the Good Government through the Municipality inaugurated the Otto de la Rocha House of Culture and Creativity, in honor of a great human treasure cultural, who for more than 70 years worked as a Nicaraguan singer-songwriter, composer and radio actor, known for the characterization of the picaresque character of Aniceto Prieto, leaving his story and his characters for future generations.

The inauguration was chaired by the Mayor of Managua, Reyna Rueda Alvarado, who shared that the Sandinista Government works on an inclusive culture model, where access to culture is guaranteed in all its artistic development.

"Being inaugurating this house with his name fills us with pride and commitment, let's remember that all this initiative to rescue and strengthen our culture, national identity, has been promoted and strengthened by our Good Government, through strategies in the municipalities, such as In the case of Managua, where we plan to inaugurate 7 houses of culture and creativity, this is the first that we are delivering to Nicaraguan families today. We have high-quality teachers who have trained for many years to transmit this knowledge to young people. children, adolescents and older adults”, shared Rueda.

Wilmor López, Culture Advisor, pointed out that this new House of Culture and Creativity is a transcendental step in the development of culture in Nicaragua, "first because it will bring together arts schools, which will become an example in the development of Nicaraguan culture, it must be emphasized that it is a step in popular culture, which has to do with folklore and tradition”.

With the opening of these Houses of Culture and Creativity, which are open and accessible to the population, the preservation and transmission of the artistic and cultural samples of the town is promoted, where children, youth and adults can learn and develop their talents. in music, dance, theater and plastic arts, free of charge.

These new spaces teach courses on guitar, piano, percussion, singing (solo, choral), regional folklore, ballet techniques, modern and contemporary dance, acting, oral and written storytelling, corporal and oral expression, watercolor painting, and technical of drawing, fundamental activities for the integral development of the inhabitants of Managua, explained the person in charge of the House of Culture and Creativity, Carmen Saldaña.

The call for enrollment will take place on January 9 and classes will be held from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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