Mexico is participating at the 4th International Festival of Culture in Benque Viejo del Carmen with 2 films and the reggae & jazz band “Hierba Santa”.

The 4th International Festival of Culture is being held in Benque Viejo del Carmen, from 18 to 22 November 2009. The festival is held every two years and is spearheaded by CACHE in collaboration with the House of Culture (NICH) of Benque Viejo del Carmen. This year's festival will feature local and international music bands, theatre and dance groups and will highlight, as well, Benque's very own local foods.

In order to support and to promote cultural activities in Belize, the Embassy of Mexico will present today, November 20th, a Mexican film in collaboration with the office in Belize of the Organization of American States (OAS). The film will be screened at 8:30 pm at the Centennial Plaza of Benque. The entrance is FREE.

On November 21st, under the auspices of the Embassy of Mexico, the reggae & jazz band “Hierba Santa” will perform at 9:30 pm at the Football Field of Benque. The concert is also FREE.