João Teves, Nov 2 (Inforpress) – The cine-theater of São Lourenço dos Órgãos will be rehabilitated in its “totality” and will be transformed into a Municipal Auditorium, for an investment of 18 million escudos, announced Thursday the Minister of Culture and Creative Industries, Abraão Vicente.
The ruler made this announcement in remarks to the press moments before presiding over the opening of the Corn and Baked Festival, which ran throughout the day, in the municipal market of São Lourenço dos Órgãos.
According to Abraão Vicente, the works that fit the program “1 Auditorium for 1 Municipality”, whose contract program will be signed “within two weeks”, aims to provide that municipality in the countryside of Santiago with a “big” cultural house too.
In a statement to Inforpress, the Mayor of São Lourenço dos Órgãos, Carlos Vasconcelos, said that the municipal auditorium will be a “surplus value” for the population, especially for young artists and for cultural agents who will have a “quality” space to present their work.
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