National Museum of Cultures Receives Donation of Works Created by Hambis Tsangaris

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MEXICO CITY.- Thirty seven engravings by the Cypriot artist Hambis Tsangaris that represent Kalikangiari, mythical beings related to December feasts on the island, were donated yesterday by the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Mexico to the National Museum of Cultures (MNC). This collection, the second received from the Cyprus Government, will be presented to the public in December 2010 at the Multi-purpose Hall of the National Museum of Cultures, to celebrate the 45th anniversary of this precinct, part of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). “This contribution will help Mexican public to know more about Cypriot culture, history and traditions, said Leonel Duran, director of MNC, when receiving the engravings from hands of Vasilis Philippou, Ambassador of