with Master Kitemaker Julio Asturiás/ Sep.19/ 9-3pm/ Q150.-
Learn about the Guatemalan tradition of kitemaking for the Day of the Dead in Sumpango, Sacatepequez. Make your own kite! Then let your kite fly and feel your spirit rise! A fun, educational & unique cultural experience!
Julio Asturiás has been a barriletero for over 20 years and has helped to create giant kites as well as to construct and fly kites of all sizes. He has exhibited some of the Giant Kites of Sumpango by invitation in Columbia, France & Singapore. Julio travels throughout Guatemala teaching the culture of Guatemalan kitemaking to children and adults.