11

Shows

1920

Audience

Artistic team

Lucho Guzman, Sayda Trujillo, Noemi Lira, Johnny, Stephane Gue

Summary

CONTEXT

On June 3rd, 2018, the Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted and caused a major humanitarian catastrophe declaring a state of emergency in the Chimaltenango, Escuintla and Sacatepéquez departments. This disaster affected nearly two million people. On June 7th, the authorities called for international aid and Clowns Without Borders. Clowns Without Borders Canada and Clowns Without Borders USA joined local partners.

 

DESCRIPTION

In collaboration with field partners, CSF Canada and CSF USA worked together during the emergency mission in Guatemala to provide psychosocial support to the victims of the humanitarian disaster following the eruption of the Fuego volcano. The four multidisciplinary artists performed in several IDP camps and hospitals and conducted four workshops for first responders and civilians who helped during the disaster. This mission brought laughter and hope to more than 1920 people.

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