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Theater Festival showed Venezuela’s cultural muscle

Caracas, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela with this Third International Festival of Progressive Theater shows an artistic cultural muscle that you have to be very mean to ignore, the Minister of Culture Ernesto Villegas said last night at the closing of the festival of the tables.

The Venezuelan minister thanked on the social network X all those who made possible “these 10 days of the best and most committed theaters”, which received more than two thousand national and foreign artists from 20 countries of Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

The closing performance was in charge of Spain with the play Orquesta de malabares by the Galician producer Pitacatro, together with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of the Bolivarian Republic, at the headquarters of PDVSA La Estancia, in the city of Caracas.

Villegas highlighted the one hundred percent fulfillment of the Festival’s program, which qualitatively and quantitatively surpassed the previous edition in 2023.

He pointed out that through different channels, the shows could be appreciated by 600 thousand spectators, as well as 335 theatrical groups were presented with the same number of plays, which meant 814 performances in the 23 states of the country and the Capital District.

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