La Palomera celebrates the Cross of May and the "Mobil Museum"

On Saturday, May 25, the Cross of May "Mobile Museum" was celebrated in the community of La Palomera, as part of the program Integration in Process Caracas IPC. The event began with a procession where portions of a model of La Palomera were carried from the Simpon Bolívar Square in Baruta to the La Cruz de La Palomera sector. It was followed by a generous array of exhibitions, concerts, performandes, rituals, games, videos and the customary "Sancocho."

A program was handed out to visitors and the community detailing all the activities. The procession was succeded by a conversation with the barrio´s founding families and Baruta's chronicler; the celebration of Cruz de Mayo; presentations and exhibitions of art workshops held with various community groups as a result of the call for proposals among artists "Art and community, proposals for integration." Another component of the celebration that was rescued from previous edition was the organization of games and competitions among the children of the community. As part of the exhibition, videos were presented with testimonies from the community, a record of the IPC program and fragments of novels and movies filmed at La Palomera. The Manifesto to the Complete City was read in front of the whole community, followed by a sancocho that was shared among all.

The event were organized by a team comprised of Enlace Foundation, Ciudad Laboratorio, Fundación Bigott, Puntos Solidarios soup kitchen, Alcaldía Baruta, Laboratorio Ciudadano Noviolencia Activa, Ensayo Colectivo, Taller Cuadernillos, Taller Verde, Colegio Miguel José Sanz, Colegio Concentración 094, Liceo Alejo Fortique y  Preescolar Manuel Felipe Rugeles.

Museo Movil part I procession

Museo Movil part II testimony of founders

Museo Movil part III Cross of May ritual

Museo Movil part IV San Juan dance

Museo Movil part V Manifesto