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Climaco Batista Violin Contest


[Sarah Rosenberg, winner of the 2004 youth contest.]

Sarah Rosenberg, winner of the 2004 youth contest.


[The late Mr. Climaco Batista. The contest is named after him.]

The late Mr. Climaco Batista. The contest is named after him.


[Another contestant plays the violin.]

Another contestant plays the violin.


[Folklore dances are performed between the stages of the competition.]

Folklore dances are performed between the stages of the competition.


[The jury listening and evaluating the interpretation of another violinist.]

The jury listening and evaluating the interpretation of another violinist.


[A view of the musicians that accompanied each contestant.]

A view of the musicians that accompanied each contestant.


[Every year, many people attend this event.]

Every year, many people attend this event.


[Two of our greatest folklore artists, Mr. Abraham Vergara (R.l.P.) amd Mrs. Claudina Barahona, were given career achievement prizes during the event.]

Two of our greatest folklore artists, Mr. Abraham Vergara (R.l.P.) amd Mrs. Claudina Barahona, were given career achievement prizes during the event.


[Rafael Batista, from Santiago, was one of the winners.]

Rafael Batista, from Santiago, was one of the winners.


[Another of the winners, Mr. Italo Herrera, receives his award.]

Another of the winners, Mr. Italo Herrera, receives his award.


By:

Marino Jaén Espinosa
2004-08-13

The contest is held every year in July in the city of Las Tablas. It is a great honor to participate in this prestigious contest.

Thanks to the organizers of events like this, our traditions and music will be handed intact to our future generations.


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