Centro Cultura Guanuca is an initiative of Grupo Venacia, a group of women from Matagalpa. It was created with the objective of bringing entertainment to Matagalpa´s citizens, that´s why it offers concerts, cinema nights, theater performances, plastic art expositions, presentations of literary works, among other activities that are always for free.
The establishment is located in a big house of barrio Guanuca. It has a large living room and a backyard with a stage so that singers and other exhibitions can take place. Centro Cultural Guanuca organizes four literary workshops per year with the purpose of making a critic reading of culture and history topics, and it also promotes seminars in which attendees can discuss themes of social interest, specially those related with women and gender equality.
Cafetín Media Luna is located within the cultural center and offers alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, in addition to a variety of food. This cafeteria has an independent administration department but works as part of the establishment.
Grupo Venancia was founded in 1991 and has 10 owners who receive financial assitance from British and Spanish organizations that help them with their expenses. Since 2008 its cultural program has been more active.
Address: Ermita Guadalupe 1 1/2 blocks South, Barrio Guanuca.