THE MEXICAN STORYTELLER ALMA ROSA RIVERA DE LOS SANTOS HAD A PRESENTATION WITH THE TITLE “MUERTOS DE GUSTO” ON OCTOBER 24TH AT 18 O’CLOCK PM IN THE CERVANTES INSTITUTE OF BUDAPEST.
The Mexican storyteller, Alma Rosa Rivera de los Santos gave a night of tales on October 24th entitled: “Muertos de Gusto” in the Cervantes Institute of Budapest. The event was held in the framework of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the International Storytelling Network of Santa Catarina, Coyoacán. Alma Rosa Rivera de los Santos has belonged to this group of storytellers for years, she is the scenic creator in the FONCA Storytelling Group 2013 for her project called “Living legends in Mexico, a song for hope”: arrived to Budapest from Graz (Austria). In the Cervantes Institute of Budapest gave her night of tales called “Muertos de Gusto” that is part of a cultural Project in order to bring the ancestral Mexican traditions of the Day of the Dead, the playful tradition of the “Faithful Departed”, closer to the audience.
During this night, Alma Rosa told stories of Mexico City, indigenous villages of Tláhuac, Xochimilco and Milpa Alta. The performance was devoted as for kids as adults in a mocking, mischievous, funny and humorous language that characterizes this genre. Kids and adults, around 100 people enjoyed this performance, in its majority from the Mexican community in Hungary. The stories told such as: Las chinguiñas del perro (The eye booger of the dog), El Güilo y la muerte (The crippled and the death), Lo que le pasó al difunto (What happened to the deceased) etc., were very well received by the audience. The Deputy Head of Mission of the Mexican Embassy in Budapest, César Ocaranza also participated in the presentation.
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