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Photography Exposition to celebrate the 176th anniversary of the city of Chinandega

Clementine Haudecoeur | Sep 12, 2015

Mayor Aura Lilar Padilla with Jorge Paladino, Chinandegan singer, visiting the exposition. Credit: Heydi Salazar | Photographer:

Collection of photos describing the rich History of the “City of oranges”.

In order to celebrate the 176th anniversary of the city of Chinandega, HELUZA PRODUCCIONES invites you to visit the photography exposition Chinandega Memoria Histórica that will be presented in the Antigua Estación del Ferrocarril (Old Train Station) of Chinandega as a permanent and free exposition.

Thank to this exhibition, the Mayor’s Office of Chinandega wants to revive the History of the city but also to promote Chinandega as a touristic and historic destination of Nicaragua.

The visitors will be able to enjoy different images, from early 1900 to the date, which immortalized unforgettable moments of the History of Chinandega: ranging from the first social events of the city, to ancient houses, to prominent personalities of the city.

The photos compilation was directed by Heydi Salazar, director of Heluza Producciones and in charge of the exhibition, who received help from Chinandegan sitizens such as Raúl Alonso, famous photograph born in the city, and Elizabeth Tijerino, descendant of Toribio Tijerino, one of the promoters of the bringing of the train station of the Pacific in Chinandega.

For more information on the event, here goes the Facebook page of the Old Train Station: Facebook