Join us in congratulating ISPA Board Member and Bogotá 2014 ISPA Congress Host María Claudia Parias Durán on her new appointment as President of Fundación Nacional Batuta (Batuta Foundation)!
Formerly as a Director of Regional Development at Ministry of Culture of Colombia, she successfully hosted the last Bogotá 2014 ISPA Congress in April, 2014.
The official press release in Spanish from Batuta can be found on their website. Learn more about Batuta, also known as Colombia’s equivalent of Venezuela’s El Sistema, in this detailed essay in English on Arts Journal Website.
Finally, this latest article about her new appointment in El Tiempo, a national newspaper in Colombia, cites the Bogotá 2014 ISPA Congress as one of her great successes!