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Monument to Guido Garay Vargas -Machuca

 

This monument made by the sculptor Luis Gomez Alban, pays tribute to the musician, folklorist, and historian Guido Garay Vargas – Machuca, who born in Guayaquil.

Its inauguration was held on November 25, 2015, and on this date is celebrated the golden anniversary (50 years) since Guido Garay created the first folk dance group of Ecuador.

The sculpture has a scarf, a straw hat, and a machete, that is a symbol of the montubia culture, is located in the square where is located the monumental pool on the Las Americas Avenue.

Address: 
Intersection of the Las Americas Avenue and Los Rios Street
Parish: 
Tarqui
Photo gallery: 
Monumento a Guido Garay Vargas - Machuca (Graciela Murillo)