Mexico, Jul. 5 (Notimex) .- All the splendor and beauty of guitar music are held in Saltillo, Parras and Torreon, Coahuila, during the 21st edition of the International Guitar Festival in Mexico, which began this weekend and will continue with concerts, lectures and free training workshops for musicians and people interested, until July 9.
On this occasion, more than 20 musicians from eight countries that explore all guitar music variants such as the classical, the flamenco and the electronic, said Jose Luis Rodriguez Sena, director of the Cultural Development under the Culture Ministry of Coahuila to the federal Culture Ministry.
Antonio Rey and Diego del Morao were the first ones to perform a concert with two flamenco guitars.
The International Guitar Festival includes the concerts of Marcin Dylla from Poland as well as Quique Sinesi and Carlos Dorado, from Argentina.
On July 6, the Trio Concertante will be presented with musicians from Mexico, Costa Rica and Germany, and today Denis Azabagic, from Bosnia.
The Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo from Italy is scheduled for July 8, a day before the Philharmonic Orchestra of Coahuila Desert closes the festival with a concert directed by Leo Brouwer, Cuban composer and musician, accompanied by the Philharmonic Choir of Coahuila and the Costas Cotsiolis soloists and Pablo Garibay.
Rodriguez Sena added that due to the event's free nature, he expects a large influx of attendees from the region.
"Fortunately, we have the public presence from different parts of the country: Nuevo Leon, Zacatecas, Durango and Tamaulipas, who attend to enjoy this show," he said.