18 de abril de 2017 01:15 AM
Actualizado el 18 de abril de 2017 01:26 AM
Nine groups have abstained from taking part in the sixth edition of Caracas Theater Festival, to be held on April 21-30. They include Deus Ex Machina, Circuito de Arte Cénica, Funámbulo, 4x4 Producciones, Tulipano Producciones, Skena, Fincareal, Proyecto en Colectivo and Amneris Treco.
The information was supplied in a notice addressed to “Fundarte (Foundation for Culture and Arts), the general public and civil society representatives.”
“We cannot remain indifferent to the continued violation of human rights in the past few months in Venezuela,” the statement reads.
“In addition to the huge economic investment in production, payment, transport and sustenance of foreign groups (…) we deem it most appropriate to put on stay the Caracas Theater Festival 2017,” they argued.
“Otherwise, consistently with our statements and in solidarity with what most people are suffering and enduring, we have no choice but to adjourn our performances and refrain ourselves from taking part in this ‘feast.’”