UB Belmopan Celebrates Maya day

UB Belmopan Celebrates Maya day

The University of Belize hosted its first UB Maya Day yesterday, on its central campus in Belmopan and in attendance was Governor General Dame Froyla Tzalam. At the event, Alfonso Tzul and Salucio Chiac were recognized for their contribution to “Learning, Protecting, and Experiencing Maya Culture” in Belize. The event aimed to promote cultural revitalization and was organized by the UB Inno’on Laoh Student Association and Intercultural Indigenous Language Institute. Pio Saquie, Assistant Professor at the University of Belize also spoke to love news about the importance of celebrating Maya day.

According to the President of UB, Dr Vincent Palacio, the purpose is to educate and encourage the students about the Maya culture.

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