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The evolution covers history, economics 33 Guatemala City
and anthrk nnnln h/ fnrlilHo Inhncnn

W 14 La Cambalacha Restoring creative
Expression through a vibrant youth
-'.- arts initiative bylenniferBlock

16 Supportive Circus Troupe
Aerial Army of Love by Brooks Vanderbrush

17 People and Projects: Wells of Hope

18 Orchid Show: Orchids: The colors
of my land by BerndMartin
20 Art Exhibit: The Eyes ofVioleta
22 Music and Arts Festival (March)
Festival Atitlan
32 Cultural Festival: X Festival
International de Cultura Paiz
36 Music: Cantores Finlandeses
performs byStig Bjorkas

24 DATEBOOK ) February
Guide to culture and upcoming events

60 This is No Caribbean Island
Putting the La in Antigua byRudyGir6n

74 iCuintos Besitos? Thoughts
on Social Embracement byllong

84 Falling in Love byDr.Karmen Guevara

90 Planting with Love byJackHouston

102 Lake Views by Dwight Wayne Coop
Valentine Chocolate and Exotic Soups

112 Photo Op: Xela by HarryDiaz

123 El Salvador Panoramas
by Lena Johannessen

128 Sensuous Guatemala:
Red byKen Veronda

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Natalia Kungertseva portrays
Princesa Aurora in Sleeping Beauty as
part of the X Festival Internacional
de Cultura Paiz (see DateBook)

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99 Lake Atitlan
104 Quetzaltenango
106 Monterrico/Pacific Coast
109 Coban /Tecpan
110 Rio Dulce
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33 Services/Shopping
37 Dining
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There is plenty to do this month in
Guatemala and we have the calen-
dars, schedules, articles and infor-
mation to help you through it. Our cover
photo is an indicator that cultural events are
a big factor in February. Every other year
the Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz
takes place in La Antigua and this year's
events look to be extremely entertaining.
You will find a complete listing of the
festival in a DateBook Highlight. Other
DateBook Highlights this month include
the Orchid Show, an art exhibit by Violeta
Marroquin, a series of concerts by Cantores
Finlandeses and a preview of next month's
Lake Atitlin Music and Arts Festival.
We are privileged to have some great sto-
ries and columns by many of our favorite
Revue regulars, including Carlisle John-
son, the Houston contingent, Dr. Guevara,
Dwight Wayne Coop and Ken Veronda. As
an extra treat JLong's incredibly amusing
Cudntos Besitos? has been reprised in honor
of Valentine's Day.
A welcome is extended to our guest writ-
ers this month; Jennifer Block, Brooks Van-
derbrush, Bernd Martin, Stig Bjorkas, as
well as our own multi-talented Rudy Gir6n.
We've also thrown in a few "Photo Ops"
with some beautiful Quetzaltenango shots
by Harry Diaz and three lovely El Salvador
panoramas by our Lena Johannessen.
And as always, scattered throughout
the magazine are dozens of amusing and
thought-provoking quotations. The theme
this month of course, Valentine's day and
words of love.
From historic Guatemalan necklaces, to
circus troupes, to falling in love, to drill-
ing for fresh water, to an impressive youth
art initiative-in print or online-we hope
you enjoy the Revue and continue to find it
fun, free and informative.
-John & Terry IKovick 'Biskovich

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Guatemala's English-language Magazine
publicidad@revuemag.com consultas@revuemag.com

Publishers/ Managing Editors:
John &Terry Kovick Biskovich editor@revuemag.com
Copy Editor: Matt Bokor
StaffWriter: Dwight Wayne Coop
Art Director / Graphic Design: Rudy A. Gir6n
Photography: CesarTian, Daniel Chang
Proofreader/Translations: Michael Hopkins
Contributing Photographers: Harris/Goller, Smith/Riegel,
Club Fotografico de Guatemala: www.clubfotografico.org
La Antigua Manager: Cesar Tian
Production Coordinator: Mercedes Mejicanos
Administrative Assistants: Alma Diaz Castillo
Caterina Ibarra
Systems &Accounting: Jose Caal, Luis Juarez,
Diego Alvarez
Distribution: Cesar Tian,
Oscar Chac6n, Luis Toribio
Maintenance: Silvia Gomez, Irma Jimenez, Maria Solis
Sales Representatives: Ivonne Perez,
CesarTian, Denni Marsh,
Fernando Rodas, Lucy Longo de Perez,
Lena Johannessen
RevueWebmaster: Rudy A. Gir6n
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Opinions or statements printed in the REVUE are not necessarily
those of the publishers. We welcome your comments.
Monthly circulation of the REVUE magazine is 20,000
it is distributed free, and available at:
Hotels, Restaurants, Travel Agencies, Car Rental Agencies,
Embassies, Spanish Schools, INGUAT offices, Shops,
and other public places in the following areas:
Guatemala City, La Antigua, Quetzaltenango, Lake Atitlan,
Coban, Peten, Rio Dulce, Livingston, Monterrico, Retalhuleu;
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The evolution ofchachales in Guatemala is a fascinating
tale of history, economics and anthropology

have crossed over from Guate-
mala's 22 indigenous languages
into Spanish. One that has, hu-
ipil, actually comes from Nahua huipilli in
Mexico and arrived in the early 16th cen-
tury with the Nahuatl, who accompanied
the Spaniards to Guatemala. A huipil is, of
course, a woman's blouse.
A second word is chachal, Quiche for
necklace. The evolution of chachales in
Guatemala is a fascinating tale of history,
economics and anthropology. At the time
of the Conquest, Guatemala's indigenous
prized red coral as component in necklaces.
As easily recoverable near-shore coral be-
came scarce, sharp traders, chiefly in Eu-
rope, manufactured substitutes and intro-
duced them into Guatemala as trade goods.
These were almost but not always red, ap-
parently to satisfy taste here and elsewhere.
Red beads have long held a certain fasci-
nation not just here but around the world.
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As many as 2,000 years ago in early Aleppo
in modern-day Syria, red carnelian stones
were fashioned into beads worn by don-
keys and said to protect the rider from the
evil eye. They were subsequently made of
red glass. The word morphed into cornaline
d'aleppo, and came to Guatemala as perhaps
the most famous trade bead that was once
in common use in Guatemala.
Still manufactured today, chiefly in the
Italian glass-making centers at Murano
near Venice, red glass beads with a white
center or "heart" made their way into
Guatemalan chachales in place of coral.
Hudson Bay Trading Company records in
Canada show that 1.6 of these beads, also
called white hearts, were exchangeable for a
single beaver pelt.
Since coral and then red beads were a
symbol of wealth and status, it's not sur-
prising that silver coins, epitomizing wealth
in Spanish colonial times, also formed part
of the visual display of wealth in Guate-

malan indigenous chachales. The oldest of
these are the macacos or cut pieces of silver
nipped from Spanish colonial silver coin-
age, perforated and incorporated into neck-
laces. These were followed by perforated
whole silver coins from around the actual
and former Spanish dominions of Mexico,
Chile, Peru and occasionally Bolivia and
Colombia, all sites of Spanish and subse-
quent mines and mints.
As time went on in Guatemala, different
areas of Guatemala adopted different colors
of beads. The most striking example is the
town of Patzdn in Chimaltenango, where
the indigenous prized and still wear blue
beads, the early ones of which are known to
bead collectors as "Patzdn blues." When and
how these beads were introduced into and
became standard apparel in Patzdn is not
recorded. (Fascination with blue-eyed Span-

iards?) But the earliest Patzdn beads would
appear to be-judging by their style of man-
ufacture-from the 16th to 18th century.
Another distinctive bead arrived, prob-
ably in the 19th century, from Gujarat, In-
dia. Called Coca Cola beads by collectors
by virtue of their green glass color, these
beads were hand fashioned and pierced
when hot with a nail, which accounts for
the tapered hole in each bead. When beads
began to be machine produced in Ga-
blonice in today's Czech Republic, white
beads became popular in Guatemala in the
mid to late 19th century. The Gablonice
beads, again still manufactured today, are
instantly recognizable by the distinct lines
that appear on the circle about where the
Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn would be
on the Earth.
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La Cambalacha

Restoring creative expression through direct action,
Gabriela Corddn aims to transform Guatemala's
educational system via her youth arts initiative

text and photos by Jennifer Block

Y7 u'd be forgiven for thinking La
Cambalacha is just another sum-
mer camp for kids. The place spills
forth with color and laughter. On
stage, a group of children practice a clown
routine; another group makes crafts with
empty cans and paint outside; another, the
really little ones, are scampering around three
instructors, learning a song, raising arms and
turning circles together as best they can.
But La Cambalacha, which roughly
translates as "the interchange," is more than
what it seems. Nestled inland from the lake
in the village of San Marcos la Laguna, on
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the serene Lake Atitlan, the youth arts ini-
tiative is actually doing something quite
radical. Something that its founder, Gabrie-
la Cord6n, hopes will transform Guatemala
from the inside out.
Cord6n is trying to restore creative ex-
pression to the local Mayan villages-in-
deed, to the entire country. "Children in
Guatemala learn two songs in school," she
tells me, then sings one of them, "Vuela
mariposa..."with more than a dose of deri-
sion. Even though the government passed
educational reforms that require all schools
to offer a course in expresidn artistica-and

more children than ever are attending school
-Cord6n isn't convinced: The teacher's get
a week of training to teach art, all forms.
This reflects a general sentiment toward the
arts in Guatemala, says Cord6n. The Mayan
arts traditions have been all but lost (one
dance troupe, based in Sololi, performs
the only known pre-Colonial dance theater
piece). "The arts were lost during the colo-
nial conquest but also during the religious
conquest," says Cord6n. And conquest and
conflict have left the country, still, she says,
under a blanket of silence and fear, the en-
emy of free expression. Cord6n is trying to
lift that blanket.
Not that it's been easy. She struggles for
funding and it's taken her years to gain re-
spect in the community. She's faced resistance
from parents and from the church, and after
six years still only about 5 percent of children
in San Marcos walk through La Cambala-
cha's open doors. Which begs the question,
how does Cord6n get the children who do
come? How does she win over their parents?
"We don't negotiate with the parents," she

A craft-making group working with cans and paint


tells me. Instead, La Cambalacha organizes
a street parade through the barrios, inviting
the children to join. The parade wraps up at
the basketball court. "Then we announce to
the children that every Wednesday at 3:15,
we'll be here," says Cord6n. "And they come
back." The workshops are free to young chil-
dren, and about 30 kids and teens get schol-
arships to attend part time and full time. The
children's scholarships, Q150 a month, are
for their families: "It's the equivalent of the
firewood they could collect in the time that
they're here," says Cord6n.

"We have the right to recreation,
to expression, to learn new things.
You get to know yourself through art."
-Juanita Puzul

Lorena Roff6, a volunteer from Argentina
who came for two weeks and has been there
two years, tells me with complete sincerity
that she's seen La Cambalacha change lives.
"They start not talking and they finish sing-
ing," she says of the children. Cord6n, who

Lara Paxton's Aerial Army of Love puts on a special show for some children of Safe Passage

Supportive Circus Troupe

Throughout the ages, the circus has
provided a happy escape for millions
of people of all ages and walks of
life. Whether a traditional three-ring show
under the big top or a small, specialized
act featuring a few extremely talented per-
formers, the circus always manages to bring
hushed awes, smiles and occasional gasps
to its audiences. Among the latest to enjoy
breathtaking circus feats were the children
of Safe Passage in Guatemala City.
Founded in 1999, Safe Passage (safepas-
sage.org) empowers the poorest, most at-
risk children of the families living in and
working at the Guatemala City garbage
dump through education. Safe Passage
supplies the children with all that they will
need to complete their K-12 education and
offers as much assistance as possible for
further education.
From time to time visiting support
groups from all over the world will travel
to Guatemala and assist Safe Passage and
its children. A few months ago, a Seattle-
based group known as The Aerial Army of
Love brought its unique brand of poverty
awareness to Safe Passage.

text and photos by Brooks Vanderbrush
Founded by Lara Paxton, The Aerial
Army of Love is a group of circus folk with
incredible skill. Also the founder of Circus
Contraption, Paxton is somewhat of a leg-
end within the circus community. The goal
of her Aerial Army is to spread awareness
about those who suffer the most extreme
forms of poverty.
During its week with Safe Passage, the
Aerial Army awed the children with amaz-
ing feats, including balancing acts, contor-
tion skills, out-of-this-world juggling, com-
edy skits and, of course, incredible aerial
displays, a la Cirque Du Soleil.
Paxton's history with Safe Passage is very
recent. Her troupe held a fundraiser last
April in Seattle to benefit a worthy char-
ity. After making a few calls and inquiries,
Paxton settled on Safe Passage as the ben-
eficiary. During her phone conversations
with Safe Passage, she jokingly suggested
that she could bring a circus team to Gua-
temala. Her suggestion was enthusiastically
accepted, and her Aerial Army of Love has
become one of the most successful support
teams to visit Safe Passage. O
For more information, visit www.aerialistas.com
or www.circuscontraption.com

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Wells of Hope

T Tells of Hope is a non-denomina-
tional group founded on Chris-
tian principles by Ted Vander
Zalm and his wife Miriam in 2004. It is a
team of numerous individuals with roots in
the Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.
Wells of Hope is a program or offshoot of
The Warehouse of Hope. After working
from tents for a couple of years, Wells of
Hope has constructed a permanent camp
just outside of Jalapa, Guatemala.

Wells of Hope is committed to responding
to the cry of the poor and to help attain
for them the basic necessities of clean water,
education and basic healthcare.

Past Achievements
Wells of Hope has drilled several water
wells in the mountains near Jalapa and
constructed eight, three-classroom schools,
one pre-primary classroom, several school
kitchens and some school washrooms. Each
year the group hosts Canadian doctors who
provide medical clinics. Through the Ware-
house of Hope medical equipment, medi-
cal supplies, computers and thousands of

backpacks filled with school supplies have
been sent to Guatemala. Several computer
centers now operate in the mountains with
these donated computers.

Current Projects
This year Wells of Hope started construct-
ing woodstoves that reduce the amount of
firewood needed and include a chimney
to eliminate the smoke found in so many
mountain homes. Small library collections
are being purchased for schools along with
instructional material for literacy and nu-
merics. Twenty computers have been sent
for a new computer center in Jalapa, and
construction of another school could begin
in November 2009.

Wish List
Sponsorships and financial support are al-
ways needed to help provide clean water,
better education and good health. Volun-
teers with construction skills and medi-
cal professionals are among the volunteers
most eagerly sought.
For additional information visit

or e-mail .

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The colors

of my land

by Bernd Martin
C colors enhance our emotions and
often warm our hearts with their
beauty. Coming in an array of
wonderful colors, orchids embrace the
whole spectrum of the rainbow. An orchid
is a special gift to ourselves and to others.

Guatemala, the land of eternal spring, has
approximately 1,000 species of orchids.
Nearly everybody in Guatemala cultivates
orchids in one way or another, either in the
garden, at the weekend farm, as a decoration
in the home or in a simple greenhouse.

In nature, we can find these beautiful flow-
ers at the hot Pacific coast and rising up the
mountain slopes, where we find the highest
density between 500 and 2,000 meters el-
evation. Even on the volcano peaks above
3,000 meters we still find some orchids. In
the eastern part of the country, where we
have clearly marked seasons, six months of
heavy rainfall followed by six months of
bone-dry weather, there are different orchids
than in the western part of Guatemala with
a much more humid environment.

Completely different species are found in
the warm, humid northern lowlands of Iza-
bal and Peten. Alta Verapaz, in the center
of the country, is well known as the cradle
of the orchid, because it is the homeland of
the Lycaste, with its pink, yellow or reddish

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Orchid Show
"Salvemos nuestras orquideas"
February 26 to March 1, 2009
Cerveceria Centroamericana (Brewery)
Finca El Zapote, zone 2, Guatemala City
Sal6n Mariano Arzi Castillo
9am to 6pm

brown flowers. The nun orchids, Lycaste
skinneri, display their graceful pink flow-
ers from December through February. In
1934, the rare and most treasured White
Nun, la Monja Blanca or Lycaste skinneri
al-:..1lba, was declared the national flower
of Guatemala.

Guatemala is a colorful country in many
ways and has enchanted millions of people,
particularly the friends of nature. Orchids
are the ambassadors for nature, because in
the wild they thrive in an intact environ-

What about the cultivation in our gardens
or greenhouses? It's easy for many species,
if we follow some basic rules. Orchids need
some shade during their growing period,
and at the end a daily bath of sunshine will
enhance the flower production. An envi-
ronment which is comfortable for humans
is ideal for orchids, too. Therefore, man and
orchids go together.

If this seems to be oversimplified, visit the
upcoming orchid show where you can ap-
preciate hundreds of orchids grown by the
members of the Guatemalan Orchid Soci-
ety. Members will be pleased to share with
you these colorful beauties and tell you
more about the little secrets to grow them
in your home. co

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The Eyes of Violeta

Inauguration Wednesday, 4th-7:30pm;
featuring paintings on silk by Violeta
Marroquin at the Antigua Center,
7a calleponiente #11, LaAntigua

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VT oleta Marroquin, born in 1976 in
Guatemala City, started painting
at an early age. As a child she was
educated in the arts, but at the university
level she chose to study communications.
In November 2002, Violeta moved to Fin-
land, studied Swedish and Finnish and
started to paint more and more. There she
discovered the beauty of painting on silk-
and its appeal to art lovers. After just two
years, she was ready for her first exhibition,
at which she made the first sales of her ca-
reer-though selling art had never been her
intention when she was in Guatemala.

After 11 international expositions, Violeta
and her husband have returned to Guate-
mala, settling in Monterrico. They opened
a hotel and, naturally, adorned it with Vio-
leta's art. Hanging on exterior room walls,
her works can be enjoyed by guests and ca-
sual visitors alike.

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Now her work comes to La Antigua, in her
first exposition in Guatemala, The Eyes of
Violeta-a subtle reference to Violeta's near
blindness-opens February 4 at the Anti-
gua Center.

Violeta has other dreams about how to
combine her art and the hotel business in
Monterrico, both for tourists and the young

people of the town and surrounding villag-
es. "For me as a painter, this is an inspiring
place, and I think many other painters can
discover the same in this tranquil environ-
ment," she says. I

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It's that time ofyear again for the
Lake Atitldn International Music and Arts Festival

ti,,:i is coming, time for Festival
Aarl rn. On March 14, from 11
Im to 11 p.m., Santiago Atitlin
will once again host this annual alternative
cultural event featuring live music and arts.
Since 2001, there have been six festivals,
each one more interesting than the last.
Proceeds from the past four festivals have
been donated to help rebuild Hospitalito
Atitlin, which was destroyed by mudslides
from Hurricane Stan in 2005.
In 2008, the eclectic show kept the crowd
dancing for 12 hours straight. The new lo-
cation and the quality of the new profes-
sional stage and sound system (run by Lenin

Fernindez and crew) inspired the bands to
play harder, and the result was remarkable.
The crowd is always very pleased with the re-
laxed ambiance that is a hallmark of Festival
Atitlin, and everyone had a great time. The
event also raised a nice amount of cash for
the Hospitalito Atitlin.
This year an even better show is planned,
and bands that have already agreed to play
include the entire Brian Howe Electric
Band (Ex-Bad Company), Lost Coast Ma-
rimbas, Crater, The LeRoy Mack Bluegrass
Band, Otis Brown and the Blu Dawgs, Per-
cush, and the Marco Trio Electric. In all,
there will be 12 bands.

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Photos from last year's festival
(clockwise from right)
-Brian Howe (ex Bad Company,
the super group from the 70s
and 80s) and friends
-RanferiAguilar and Hacedor
de Lluvia
-A great crowd to be in with a
relaxed atmosphere
-La Trova del Lago
-Naino (Rumba)
-Iguanamanga (Reggae)

For more information
about Festival Atitldn visit
For more information about
the Hospitalito Atitldn project
visit www.puebloapueblo.org/

Additional performers will include La
Cambalacha, The Marionettes of Chum-
bala Cachumbala, and a couple of clowns,
who will keep the children entertained.
Once again, a gourmet food court will have
great food and drinks for all tastes. A splen-

did time is guaranteed for all.
This year has an added bonus: The Ken-
dida Foundation has agreed to match any
funds that are raised for the Hospitalito, so
the ticket price will go twice as far to help
this important cause. O

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3Tues., 5:30pm (English) LECTURE:
Microloans: Myths and Management by As
Green As It Gets, an NGO supporting coffee
farmers, artisans and other small producers from
disadvantaged communities in Guatemala. Do-
nation Q25. Rainbow Caf6 (tel: 7832-1919) 7a
av. sur #8, LaAntigua.
Grandma's Hair-
pin, directed by
Chu Chen Hsiao;
guest audience
members include
the Ambassador
from Taiwan Adolfo
Sun and his wife;
IT Expo Arte de
Taiwan, with paint-
ings by artists from
Taiwan. Cocktail.
Free. El Sitio
(tel: 7832-3037)
5a calle pon. #15,
4Wed., 7:30pm ART: The Eyes of Violeta
'featuring paintings on silk. Antigua Center,
7a calle poniente #11, LaAntigua. See High-
light on Doae 20. V

6Fri., through Sun., 22nd X FESTI-
PAIZ: 8pm: Inauguration, Sala Quiroa. Free.La
Antigua. A unique month-long series of events
featuring national and international artists.
See full schedule of events on page 32.
6Fri., through March Sat., 21st, Fridays
and Saturdays, 8pm MUSICAL: Spray
de Pelo, inspired by the musical Hairspray, pro-
duced and performed by well-known Guatema-
lan artists Josud Morales and Daniela Morales,
directed by Erick Frias (Mexico). Teatro Dick
Smith IGA (tel: 5900-6021 ) ruta 1, 4-05, z. 4,
Guatemala City. V

7Sat., 11am ART: Tradiciones de Guate-
mala featuring oils by Sumpango artist Otto
Rend Cajb6n. Colegio Mayor de Santo Tomis
de Aquino, la av norte #23, LaAntigua.


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7Sat., 5pm PHOTOGRAPHY: Inaugu-
ration of Viaje al Sol, Pert, a collection of
images taken on 12 trips to Peru by Juan Manu-
el Catro Prieto between 1990 and 2000. Centro
de Formaci6n de la Cooperaci6n Espanola (tel:
7832-1276) 6a av. norte, between 3a y 4a calle,
8Sun, lpm-5pm- NGO
BENEFIT: Vegas in Antigua
benefits 10 hard-working NGOs,
Q250 buy in, silent auction, gran
prizes and a whole lot of fun! More
info: 7832-9871. Casa Convento Concepci6n,
4a calle oriente/calle la Concepci6n #4, La
1 Tues., 5:30pm (English) LECTURE:
I Educarte, EducArte's goal is to help fami-
lies that do not have access to education, health-
care, adequate housing, and public services. Do-
nation Q25. Rainbow Cafe (tel: 7832-1919) 7a
av. sur#8, LaAntigua.
1 Wed., 6pm DOCUMENTARY and
Magic, the Lantern Festival in Taiwan, directed
by Albert Wang; afterwards there will be a cele-
bration in the calls, lanterns will be provided to
every participant. Free. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037)
5a calle poniente #15, LaAntigua.
1 Wed., thru Fri., 13th-9:30-11:45am;
evening session Thurs., 6:15 to 8pm
(light dinner provided). (English) UNION
Come Closer To Your Heart by Jane Rubietta.
No pre-registration
required, free-will
offering; coffee break
and nursery provided.
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(tel: 2361-2037) 12
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1 Wed., 5pmr
Organic Pop by
Isadore Michas
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(tel: 7832-2925'
5a av. sur #19,

12Thurs., 6:30pm (Spanish) CON-
,FERENCE: La Guerra Fria y el Deci-
framiento de la Escritura Maya by Dr. Michael
Coe. Q20/Q10 students w/carnet. Museo Popol
Vuh (tel: 2338-7896) 6a calle final, z. 10, Gua-
temala City.
2Thurs. & Fri., 13th BALLET: The
Dream, produced by the International
Ballet Theatre, presenting a fusion of classic bal-
let, aerial dance, classic music and opera. Gran
Sala Efrain Recinos. Teatro Nacional Miguel
Angel Asturias (tel: 2366-8394) 24 calle 3-81,
z. 1, Guatemala City.

l Fri., 9pro-
13MUSIC: with
,in ger-song writer
I --ovanni Passarelli
-,._i musicians Roberto
E rrada and Gerson
El .Iondo. Q30. Trova-
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', 6, 3-55, z. 4,
Guatemala City.

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chocolates, flowers and hand-
made cards.

1 Z Sat., 11am TAI CHI CHUAN RE-
1tCITAL: featuring students from the
school Tai Chi Chuan J.M.Jo. Colegio Mayor
de Santo Tomis de Aquino, la av norte #23, La
1 Sat., 5pm ART: The 6th Annual
I. Erotic Art Show. La Galeria, Calle Ran-
cho Grande, Panajachel, Atitldn.

1 Sat., 5pm DANCE: Los Ninos de
.1 Bendici6n from San Antonio Aguas Cal-
ientes present traditional folk dances; your do-
nation helps to pay for school expenses. La Pena
de Sol Latino (tel: 7882-4468), LaAntigua.
1 Sun., 4pm (Spanish) THEATER: Ro-
1J mance a Dos Voces presented by the Com-
pania de Teatro Bravo and organized as part of
the X Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz.
Free. Plaza Mayor, Central Park, LaAntigua.

Mon., 5pm MAYAN
1. CEREMONY: Presen-
tation of an authentic Mayan
ceremony. La Pena de Sol Latino
(tel: 7882-4468) 5a calle po-
niente #15-C, LaAntigua.

1 Tues., 5:30pm (English) LECTURE:
/ Pedal Power Technology: An alternate
source of energy in Guatemala with Carlos Mar-
roquin. He has been working with Maya Pedal
Power for 9 years, encouraging rural develop-
ment by introducing bicycle/machines to facili-
tate daily life and economic development. Do-
nation Q25. Rainbow Caf6 (tel: 7832-1919) 7a
av. sur #8, LaAntigua.
1 Thurs., 8pm MUSIC: Concert by the
1J7Finland chorus and the Universidad del
Valle de Guatemala chorus. Centro de Ense-
faza (auditorium), Universidad del Valle, 18
av. 11-95, z. 15, Vista Hermosa 3, Guatemala
City. See highlight on page 38.

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1 Thurs., 6pm through Wed., March 4
J ART: Libertad y Justicia, an exposi-
tion of drawings, paintings and sculptures by
students from Academia de Arte Walter Peter
Ars Artis. Museo Ixchel (tel: 2331-3638) 6a
calle final, z.10, Universidad Francisco Marro-
quin, Guatemala City. V

1 Sat., & Sat. 28th, 4pm MUSIC:
Black Coffee, performed by Jazz Swing,
Karin Rademann and Ensamble Quijivix. Q75.
El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037) 5a calle poniente #15,
1Sat., 6pm MUSIC: Concert by the
S. Finland chorus and the Universidad del
Valle de Guatemala chorus. Centro de Formaci6n
de la Cooperaci6n Espanola (tel: 7832-1276) 6a
av. norte, 6a av. norte, between 3a & 4a calle, La
Antigua. Highlight on page 36.
1 Sat., 7pm MUSIC: Concierto de Mzsi-
Sca Coral, organized by Japanesse Embassy
and Coro Victoria with a performance by Kazuko
Oguni, Coro Nacional de J6venes and Coro Vic-
toria. Teatro de Cimara Hugo Carrillo. Teatro
Nacional Miguel Angel Asturias (tel: 2366-8394)
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2 Sun., 4pm MUSIC/DANCE: Paa-
.banc, presented by the Ballet Moderno y
Folkl6rico. The music includes tambor6n, pito,
marimba and chirimia (Mayan native instru-
ments). Centro de Formaci6n de la Cooperaci6n
Espanola (tel: 7832-1276) 6a av. norte, between
3a & 4a calle, LaAntigua.
42 Tues., 5:30pm- (English) LECTURE:
-Life in Guatemala: BriefHistory and Cur-
rent Conditions with Sue Patterson, former U.S.
Consul General in Guatemala. She is also the
founder of WINGS, a non-profit dedicated to
reproductive health and family planning. Do-
nation Q25. Rainbow Caf6 (tel: 7832-1919) 7a
av. Sur#8, LaAntigua.

2 Tues., 6pm MUSIC: Concert by
.7Cantores Finlandeses, church of Misi6n
Silo6, Monterrico. Highlight on page 38.
S Thurs., 8pm MUSIC: Orquesta Sin-
2 Nf6nica Nacional in its first concert of the
2009 season. www.osndeguateestl.es.tl Gran
Sala Efrain Recinos. Teatro Nacional Miguel
Angel Asturias (tel: 2366-8394) 24 calle 3-81,
z. 1, Guatemala City.

SThurs., through March 1, 9am-6pm
2 -- ORCHID SHOW: Salvemos nuestras
orquideas. Cerveceria Centroamericana (Brew-
ery), Sal6n Mariano Arzd Castillo, Finca El
Zapote, z. 2, Guatemala City. See Highlight
on page 18.

S7Fri., 5pm DANCE: Kak'a Saqarik,
/ Nuevo Amanecer, Mayan dances per-
formed by indigenous children. Donation Q25.
Rainbow Caf6 (tel: 7832-1919) 7a av. sur #8,
LaAntizua. V

2 Sat., 2pm SILENT AUCTION: As-
8sociation ChocoGuateMaya invites you
to participate in this great fund-raising event.
All money received from this auction will be
used for general operation expenses. Finca La
Azotea, Jocotenango.

TURA PAIZ: A unique month-long event
with the participation of national and interna-
tional artists. La Antigua. See full schedule
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all performers. Free.
Thursday, 7:30 Cesar; come and listen to
this up-and-coming home-grown talent play a
mixture of Latino and English songs.
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party going with a mixture of original music, La-
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invites you to participate in our silent auction fund-raising event. This will
be a fun event with live music by our famous Guatemalan musician Ranferi
Aguilar and his trio. Proceeds will be used for general operation expenses.
We are grateful to Finca La Azotea for the generous no-charge use of their facility.
Location of Silent Auction: Finca La Azotea, Jocotenango. An hourly shuttle bus for Q5 return trip
will be available from La Antigua Central Park. Date: Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 2:00pm


ART: Antigua Impressions, a collection of oils in
an impressionistic-expressionistic style depict-
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Guatemala by renown Chilean artist Virginia

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Centro Cultural La Azotea, Jocotenango.
Tuesday, 6pm (English) SLIDE SHOW
Antigua: Behind the '\ by Elizabeth Bell.
Q30 benefits educational programs. El Sitio, 5a
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7 Sat., 4pm (tickets Q50 and up), 8pm (tick-
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from Franz Lehar's operetta La Viuda Alegre
(The Merry Widow), presented by the Teatro
Lirico d'Europa. Ruinas de la Ermita de la
Santa Cruz.
7Sat., 4pm THEATER: La Granja y las
Tablas de Multiplicar, directed by Oscar Al-
varez. Plaza Mayor, in front of the cathedral,
Parque Central.
8Sun., 11am PUPPET SHOW: Los Tres Co-
chinitos Bebes performed by Compafia de Ti-
teres Armadillo, Q25. Santo Domingo del Cerro.
8Sun., 6pm THEATER: excerpts from
Franz Lehar's operetta La Viuda Alegre (The
Merry Widow), presented by the Teatro Lirico
d'Europa. Tickets Q100 and up. Ruinas de la
Ermita de la Santa Cruz.

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I- (tickets Q75 and up) TANGO: Forev-
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.. formed by Luis Gir6n May (baritone) and
Herber Morales (piano). Q100. Convento Capu-
chinas, corner of 2a av. norte & 2a calle oriented.
1 Sun., 11am THEATER: Benito El
Ogrito performed by Rayuela Teatro In-
dependiente. Q25. Santo Domingo del Cerro.

Unless otherwise indicated, the events are in La Antigua.
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check for new events, ticket information, and CONFIRM
beforehand any events you plan to attend by calling the
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SCHEDULE, continued

1 Sun., 11am (tickets Q40 and up), 6pm
(tickets Q75 and up)- TANGO: Forev-
er Tango. Ruinas de la Ermita de la Santa Cruz.
1 Sun., 4pm (Spanish) POETRY: Can-
ciones y Poesias en Espanol, Pilar Jurado
(soprano) and Massimiliano Damerini (piano).
Q100. Convento Capuchinas, corner of 2a av.
norte & 2a calle oriented.
2 OFri., 4pm- (Spanish) CONFERENCE:
Conferencias Voces Mayas: Tradicidn y cre-
acidn a traves de los siglos by Valentina Vapnar-
sky. Free. Artecentro cultural Graciela Andrade
de Paiz, 9a calle 8-54, z.1, Guatemala City.
21 Sat., 10am (Spanish) WORKSHOP:
Edicidny Retoque Fotografico en Dao Tono
by Edgar Monz6n. Q50. Convento Capuchinas,
corner of 2a av. norte & 2a calle oriented.

1 Sat., 5pm MUSIC: Piano and viola
I. recital by Garth Knox (violist) and Mas-
similiano Damerini (pianist). Q100. Convento
Capuchinas, corner of 2a av. & 2a calle.
21 Sat., 8pm BALLET: La Bella Dur-
miente, presented by Ballet Moiseev from
Russia. Tickets Q75 and up. Ruinas de la Er-
mita de la Santa Cruz.
22 Sun., 11am MAGIC FESTIVAL:
2Festival de Magia by the Asociaci6n de
Magos Gran Jaguar. Q25. Santo Domingo del
22 Sun., 4pm MUSIC: Piano recital
22 performed by Massimiliano Damerini.
Q100. Convento Capuchinas, corner of 2a av.
norte & 2a calle oriented.
22Sun., 6pm BALLET: La Bella Dur-
2 miente with the Russian Ballet Moiseev.
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Cantores Finlandeses

Performs For Guatemala

Cantores Finlandeses is a mixed-
voice choir of 22 singers under the
leadership of conductor Saren Ha-
kola and accompanied by Martin Seger-
strale on the piano. Specially put together
for the trip to Guatemala, the choir repre-
sents the amateur music life of Finland's
Swedish-speaking population and belongs
to the country's largest Swedish-language
association for amateur music. All the sing-
ers belong to choirs in their own regions
and have extensive experience.
The aim of the concert tour in Guate-
mala is to give a taste of Finland-Swedish
music in a part of the world where Finland
is probably not well known. The repertoire
offers a wide range of Finnish, and especial-
ly Finland-Swedish choir music, including
both classical music from earlier periods,
folk music and music written in our own

by Stig Bjorkas
time. Light music and entertaining hit-
songs are also part of the program. Even
if the native tongue of most of the singers
is Swedish, the choir also sings in several
other languages as well.
Featured composers include Edvard Gr-
ieg, J.S. Bach and Sibelius. Other Finnish
composers featured are Juice Leskinen and
Martin Segerstrale. There is also a song from
the mediaeval song collection Piae Cantiones,
which was written in 14th century Abo.
Cantores Finlandeses will be giving three
concerts: in Guatemala City, in La Antigua,
and in Monterrico. The choir will also be
performing together with local choirs, in-
cluding the Universidad del Valle de Guate-
mala (UVG) Choir. See below for details.
Founded by Dr. Dieter Lehnhoff in the
early 1980s, the UVG Choir has performed
at educational and cultural cont. page

Concierto coral Finlandia-Guatemala by the Finnish choir Cantantes Finlandeses
and El Coro de la Universidad del Valle de Guatemala:
Guatemala City February 19, 8pm: Centro de Ensenanza (auditorium), La Universidad
del Valle, 18 av. 11-95, z. 15, Vista Hermosa 3.
LaAntigua February 21, 6:00pm: Centro de Formaci6n de la Cooperaci6n Espaiola
(6a av. norte between 3a and 4a calle poniente).
Monterrico; February 25, 7:30pm: Concert by Cantantes Finlandeses in the church of
Misi6n Silo6.
For more information about this concert schedule and the UVG Choir, contact the Departamento
de Musica, Lda. Maria Isabel Ciudad-Real, Directora, Departamento de Musica de la Universidad
del Valle de Guatemala, tels: 2364-0336 through 40, ext. 541; email: isablecr@uvg.edu.gt

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La Cambalacha cont.from page 15
left her native Guatemala City for dance
training at the University of Illinois and
had her own company at age 19, says it can
take months to get the children comfort-
able using their voices, moving their bod-
ies. This is especially true for the girls, who
grow up wearing the tight corte skirts and
huipiles, unable to run easily or move their
arms above their heads. At La Cambalacha,
everyone wears sweats and T-shirts. For the
girls, it's the first time they've worn pants.

Suanita Puzul began with La Cambalacha
in 2004 when she was 16 years old; now
she's an instructor and a natural performer.
But kicking her legs up during a perfor-
mance has meant defending her virgin-
ity afterward. "My family is like, don't you
have respect for your culture? I have friends
who tell me I can't enter the church." She's
learned to shrug off the comments. "We
have the right to recreation, to expression,
to learn new things. You get to know your-
self through art."
"We're trying to change behavior, to help
these kids communicate, be more self confi-
dent, more expressive, stronger, more free,"
says Roff6; Puzul nods, a radiant example.
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roof like a cosmic exclamation point.
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me. "You and I had the opportunity to play,
to be creative, to express our feelings when
we were children," she says. "That's a need
of all of us, to share that and give that op-
portunity." As I'm taking this in, children
from every direction line up nearby, and one
of the volunteers calls out numbers, hand-
ing out piles of clothing: It's 5 o'clock, time
for the girls to change out of their sweats
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La Cambalacha cont.from previous page
They take turns using their skirts as dressing
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About 70 children attend La Cambala-
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Wish List Includes:
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you may be surprised at the dilemma
in which I and, I suppose, other
males find themselves from time to
Time. I refer in particular to the dif-
ferent cultural patterns that determine how
many kisses a lady should be given on meet-
ing and departure.
When I was a lad the only kissing that
went on (to my knowledge) was from moth-
ers on departure to school and from aunts at
birthday parties and Christmas. Both were
to be avoided to the maximum extent pos-
sible without giving offense too visibly. The
chaste exchanges between my parents seemed
symbolic rather than expressive of profound
emotion. But things have changed.

Kissing, like handshaking, has become
frequent, conventional and anticipated.
The problem is: How many? I give my wife
Annette a handsome single most mornings.

But go to a cocktail party and the ladies expect
at least two. This can be hazardous to both
kisser and kissee, particularly if one or both
contenders wears hats, earrings, glasses, hear-
ing aids, dentures, detachable hairpieces or
other devices creating difficulty of access or
productive of an embarrassing entanglement.
Judge my surprise, then, when on a Euro-
pean trip I found I was expected to provide
no less than three kisses. The ladies continu-
ously turned their heads from side to side and
I was obliged to kiss each cheek as it flashed
past. How this asymmetrical practice devel-
oped I am unaware.
The story goes that when Keats was draft-
ing "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" he arranged
to "shut her wild, wild eyes with kisses three."
It was pointed out that this created some
technical difficulties since it required one and
a half kisses on each eyelid. He therefore shut
her eyes with kisses four, ...contnued on oowg page

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"lCuntos BeUsitos? cont.from previous page


which neatly resolved the quandary. Obvi-
ously, he preferred symmetry to tradition.
Of course I learned years ago that social
bussing, clipping or kissing (the words are
synonymous) has nothing to do with the
hearty lip-to-lip stuff in which the partici-
pants appear to chew upon each others' lips
and perform the elaborate lingual gymnas-
tics that we have become accustomed to see
in movies and on TV and which are sup-
posed to denote heightening passion. No, in
social kissing the two contestants place their
cheeks in brief parallel alignment, and one
or both generate soft sounds of suction by
the sharp intake of breath. Does the tongue
have a role in these circumstances? I think
the response is an unequivocal negative
unless the participants wish to convey to
each other not only conventional friendli-
ness but also an anticipatory sequel.

The exchanges between adults, children
and babies pose an entirely different set of
problems. Of a largely symbolic character,
children will submit readily only if a reward
is hinted at and babies only if fed, dry and
asleep. I do not consider these as serious
social difficulties. W.C. Fields, no doubt to
his latter-day, gin-sodden condition, said
that anyone who disliked dogs and children
could not be wholly bad. I feel he must have
had some unfortunate experiences with
children, and I cannot believe that he would
kiss his dog, even in an inebriated state.


One Alfred Wolfram extended social
embracement to a bizarre extreme. In
1990 at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival
he kissed 8,001 people in eight hours, rep-
resenting an average of 16.67 persons per
minute. Some years ago the Reader's Digest
published an article in which a kiss of aver-
age intensity was quantitated in terms of
energy expenditure. It was stated that such a
kiss consumed nine calories and that to lose
one pound by this method would require
389 repetitions. Wolfram expended some
72,000 calories in the performance of his
unusual feat with a calculated loss of 185
pounds. As a method of weight control it is
not to be recommended.
Social kissing, the hazards of which I have
mentioned, does have certain advantages
over the counter-labial practice motivated by
affection. In social kissing there is less like-
lihood of transmission of illness, including
the common cold, gum disease and infec-
tive mononucleosis. Accidental biting of the
tongue, lips or buccal mucosa cannot take
place, and offense created by bad breath,
unswallowed food or eructation is avoided
entirely. It is true that certain skills are
required, and knowledge of local custom is
necessary, if social kissing is to be conducted
with aplomb. Furthermore, continued prac-
tice is essential if these learned skills are to be
retained to their full effectiveness.
To this point I have excluded mention of
hand-kissing, although this certainly quali-
fies as an authentic form of social exchange.
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uCu ntos Besitos? *
cont. from previous page

that the practice has fallen somewhat
into disuse in the Anglo-Saxon world,
being retained principally by Europeans
of Latin origin and brazen egotists. Again
a quandary arises in circumstances when
a lady extends her hand. Kiss it or shake
it? A wrong choice can be socially irre-
deemable. Of course, moderation should
be exercised always multiple kissing
extending from finger tip to elbow is ludi-
crous. Kissing the palm, sniffing or lick-
ing the fingers should also be avoided.
The kisser's lips should be clean, dry and
leave no stains, moisture or debris on the
kissee. Hand-kissing accompanied by a
loud intake of breath, bowing, posturing,
flourishing of headgear or other articles of
clothing, clicking of the heels, stamping
of the feet-any of which might be con-
sidered extravagant in today's unimagina-
tive world-should be performed with
studied discretion.
However, I believe that a strong case
can be made for extended use of this
method of salutation. Not only is it sup-
ported by centuries of tradition among
persons of culture but also, when con-
ducted with dignity, becomes a graceful
gesture quite exempt from physical haz-
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People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
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One of the great mysteries in life is the
exhilaration that comes from falling
in love. Every cell in the body vibrates with
new love. The heart bursts with energy, the
mind swells with dreams and the physical
senses become heightened. No wonder we're
seduced by the magic of falling in love!
Try something different. Flip the cli-
che "love is life" to "life is love." Instead
of dreaming of love with another, why not
fall in love with life? Being in love with life
is a completely different experience, even
though the heart, mind and body engage in
similar ways. Being in love with life means
to be in touch with it and to be deeply
touched by all that it holds-the miracles,
mysteries, beauty and abundance. It also
includes the peaks and lows, the complex-
ity and simplicity, the profound and the
mundane, the light and the dark.
Connect with the small things, too-a
leaf falling from a tree, the sound of a hum-
mingbird and the sparkle in a child's eyes.
Smell the rain, feel the wind and let the
sun kiss your face. Thich Nhat Hanh says,
"Looking deeply at an orange, you realize it
is nothing less than a miracle."
This state of love is also a miracle. When
we spread seeds of love, we also water the
seeds within us and everything begins to
flow with a rhythm that is in tune with life.
Swimming upstream turns into a fading
memory from the past. Maya Angelou de-
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it all you've got. Love it with a passion, be-
cause life truly does give back, many times
over, what you put into it."
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LEFT: Revue editor Terry Biskovich (partially hidden by sapling) admires her mother's memorial tree
as others attending the planting look on. RIGHT: Project gardener Jos4 Benigno Obando keeps the
gardens watered and maintained.

Planting with Love
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Nineteen new tree and flower gar-
dens were planted in 2008 along
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Antigua Guatemala, among them memo-
rials for Bill and Liz Paddock, Bobbi and
Hank Duflon, Mary Sue Morris, and Edie
Kovick, mother of REVUE editor and co-
publisher Terry Kovick Biskovich.
Recently a Guatemalan couple from Sil-
ver Spring, MD donated a tree garden "in
memory" of the husband's parents. When
asked when his parents had died, the hus-
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Tomas and Barbara Cernikovsky start-
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on the west end of town-they noticed the
trees were dying or dead from neglect.
There were 162 spaces for trees. Now
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flower gardens to replace the dead ones and
new holes dug into the alameda's concrete
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At the memorial planting for Edie Kovick
a week before Christmas, Tomas pointed to
the holes in the sidewalk. "Yesterday, this
was all concrete. They cut the holes, filled
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them with 30 bags of planting material, and
today we have two new gardens!"
Each garden, protected by a small metal
fence, costs a sponsor Q800. "People pay
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ers, trees, topsoil, watering, maintenance."
This year, once it reaches its goal of 200
gardens, the project will concentrate on
maintenance, which costs about $4,000
annually. "At least 15 gardens have been
smashed by hit-and-run drivers, so there's
plenty of upkeep. Also, we go through
three or four hoses a month. The heavy
traffic crushes them."
Tomas loves to tell the story of a New
Zealander living in La Antigua who, hav-
ing had a baby, agreed to sponsor one of the
gardens on the condition that she could do
what they do back home. "She planted the
placenta under a new tree and took photos
and sent them home to show she did the
right thing. The tree's growing very well
with its special fertilizer."
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maintenance. Meanwhile he's working with
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municipal workers, who paint the tree bases
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