Climaco Batista Violin Contest
Sarah Rosenberg, winner of the 2004 youth contest.
The late Mr. Climaco Batista. The contest is named after him.
Another contestant plays the violin.
Folklore dances are performed between the stages of the competition.
The jury listening and evaluating the interpretation of another violinist.
A view of the musicians that accompanied each contestant.
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.
Rafael Batista, from Santiago, was one of the winners.
Another of the winners, Mr. Italo Herrera, receives his award.
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.