PAST PROJECTS

THE GUANARED

The GUANARED is a movement of artists and cultural workers in the province of Guanacaste in northern Costa Rica. It was founded in 2006 by Guadalupe Urbina when she called a meeting of her former students who were working with children in communities, as she had worked with them, and local cultural directors.  The organization now has about 100 people from eleven counties in this region, has spread across Costa Rica, and has become a model in other countries in Central America.

The most visible activity GUANARED Guanacastecas meeting are carried out once a month in 7 of the cantons (Liberia, Tilaran, Abangares Hojancha, Nandayure, Nicoya and Carrillo.

Las Peñas is expression and art spaces where artists, and between them and the local public. There is usually music of all genres, especially youth and folk cut Guanacaste, poetry and stories.

The GUANARED has a coordination team links, animates and runs other related training and capacity building projects.

This network coordinates activities with the Regional Directorate of Culture and various agencies of the province.

For more information please contact: 
Aura Salas (506) 685-5417, Olman Briceño (506) 686-7240 Luis Barrantes (506) 685-3369, Julia Urbina (506) 878-9910 Or Hernán Gutiérrez (506) 680-1312 .

SAN JEROME HEALER: THE SACRED OF THE PROFANE

NOTES FOR COLLECTIVE MEMORY IN 1856 
. A production based in the oral tradition of Sardinal showing the relations of solidarity and joy of the people living in community With the wealth of dance, music and folk poetry 
This will Involve Both of youth and adults: 
Integrated Group Arts MAC-Tapantí, Folkloric Ballet of the University of Costa Rica, Guanacaste headquarters. 
Musicians Sardinal, Santa Cruz, Nicoya and San Jose.

BUTTERFLY WINGS ~ Own Voice: Fiscal Sponsor

Guadalupe Urbina, Co-Coordinator and Artistic director designed the project Butterfly Wings in 2007, treats including the musical compositions for the theatrical production of Butterfly Wings. This production was based on concepts in the doctoral thesis Presented of Maria Suarez ..

LIGHT AND STRENGTH OF TROPICAL FORESTS

Project with 12 public schools, some districts in conflict. 
The result is a CD recorded, a stage and a show performed by girl-os 9 to 14-year-old Girls and Boys for Tropical Forests. 
sponsored by the National Company Project Power and Light, a company of the Costa Rican government.

ANCESTRAL VOICES (See Photo ANCESTRAL VOICES)

Work done for the Growing Together program that meets girl-os 30 people from 10 to 21 years. They come from different rural communities and are primary, secondary others are construction workers or services in the hotels on the coast or in various companies. The result is a CD recorded and a show with music, theater and dance performed by child and youth-os, a stage made by artists from the region. Project sponsored by the Growing Together program Papagayo Peninsula.

WORKSHOPS WITH VARIOUS GROUPS MADE BETWEEN 2001-2005

Women farmers cooperative of Puerto Limón. Funded by the People's Bank. 
Daughters and sons of women cooperative. Funded by the People's Bank. 
EUPI Students of private school. Funded by Gd mothers and fathers. 
Choir Girls Pueblo Viejo de Nicoya. 
Funded by the-os-parent mothers and Interactive Arts Education Center Cedain.

THE MADREMONTE

Rhythms, songs and stories for children (see photo Madremonte) 
A CD with songs from the Latin American tradition and contemporary compositions child Guadalupe Urbina, entertainment content and great literary and musical richness of our American culture.