Velez Malaga educational theatre productions a success

CULTURE: Cynthia Garcia alongside Mateo Lopez and fellow CaixaBank representative. Source: Facebook

THE Teatro del Carmen in Vélez-Málaga has hosted more than 1,100 school children to view its ‘Acábate la sopa’ (Finish the Soup) productions.

The productions were designed to educate the school children in the area about the towns rich cultural heritage through the medium of performance art.

The plays took place yesterday (October 21) and today (October 22) with a total of four performances that, according to The Councillor for Culture, Cynthia Garcia, were a resounding success.

The councillor explained “from the area of culture of the Local Council we work to continually expand the cultural offerings and incorporate new content that can bring culture to all audiences, especially the youth, with the aim of instilling the value of culture and theatre, through activities of interest such as these educational concerts.”

Garcia added that the activities held at the theatre have tripled the footfall and brought the regions culture to brand new audiences through plays, musicals, concerts, dance, poetry and flamenco.

The event was sponsored by CaixaBank in Velez Malaga.

The director of Business Area of CaixaBank, Mateo Lopez, said that it is always a pleasure to organize activities in the town.

“We always have the maximum availability and collaboration of the Town Council and we always aim to do our bit with social activities.”

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