Is Declared The Day Of Farolitos, In The Municipality Of Ahuachapán, Intangible Cultural Heritage Of El Salvador.

Original Language Title: Declárase la celebración del Día de los Farolitos, en el Municipio de Ahuachapán, Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de El Salvador.

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DECREE NO 783

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That in accordance with Article 63 of the Constitution of the Republic, the artistic, historical and archaeological wealth of the country is part of the Salvadoran cultural treasure, which remains under the safeguard of the State and subject to special laws for their conservation.

II.-Also, Article 144 of the same body It establishes that the international treaties concluded by El Salvador with other States or with International Organizations, constitute Laws of the Republic upon entry into force, in accordance with the provisions of the same Treaty and Constitution. The Law will not be able to modify or repeal what was agreed in an existing treaty for El Salvador. In the event of a conflict between the treaty and the law, the Treaty will prevail.

III.-That by Legislative Decree No 16 of 07 June 2012, and published in the Official Journal No. 127, Volume N ° 396, of July 10 of the same year, was ratified the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which in its Articles 2 and 3, states that "Intangible Cultural Heritage" means the uses, representations, expressions, knowledge and techniques that the communities, groups and in some cases individuals recognize as an integral part of their cultural heritage. This intangible cultural heritage, which is transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by the communities and groups according to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, giving them a feeling of identity and continuity and thus contribute to promoting respect for cultural diversity and human creativity; which can be manifested in oral traditions and expressions, social uses, rituals and public holidays, among others.

IV. the Celebration of the "Day of the Faroliths" in the Municipality of Ahuachapan, of the Department of Ahuachapan, is a popular religious tradition that develops on September 7 of each year, when the population of the community meets with enthusiasm to enjoy this activity, which is considered, an expression of its own our identity as Salvadoran and Salvadoran, being able to declare to this celebration "Intangible Cultural Heritage of El Salvador".

BY TANTO,

in use of its Constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Diputados and the Deputies: Othon Sigfrido Reyes Morales, Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos, Lorena Guadalupe Peña Mendoza, Manuel Vicente Menjivar Esquivel, Irma Lourdes Palacios Vásquez, José Serafin Orantes Rodríguez, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Damian Alegria, Félix Agreda Chachagua, Ana Lucia Baires de Martínez, Blanca Estela Barahona de Reyes, Marta Evelyn Batres Araujo, Abel Cabezas Barrera, Yohalmo Edmundo Cabrera Chacón, Carmen

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Elena Calderón Sol de Escalón, José Vidal Carrillo Delgado, Silvia Alejandrina Castro Figueroa, Ricardo Humberto Contreras Henriquez, Jose Dennis Cordova Elizondo, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Rosa Alma Cruz Marinero, Roberto Jose d' Aubuisson Munguía, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera, Antonio Echeverria Veliz, Rene Gustavo Escalante Zelaya, Omar Arturo Escobar Oviedo, Julio Cesar Fabian Perez, Emma Julia Fabian Hernandez, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodriguez, Juan Manuel de Jesus Flores Cornejo, Santiago Flores Alfaro, Nelson Funes, Iris Marisol Guerra Henriquez, Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramírios, Carlos Walter Guzman Coto, Edilberto Hernandez Castillo, Estela Yanet Hernandez Rodriguez, Rafael Antonio Jarquín Larios, Jose Eduardo Josa Gutierrez, Audelia Guadalupe Lopez de Kleutgens, Hortensia Margarita Lopez Quintana, Jose Maximo Madriz Serrano, Alba Elizabeth Marquez, Mario Marroquín Mejia, Rodolfo Antonio Martinez, Rolando Mata Fuentes, Misael Mejia Mejia, Heidy Carolina Mira Saravia, Walter de Jesus Montejo Melgar, Guillermo Antonio Olivo Méndez, Francisco Eduardo Ortiz Amaya, Silvia Estela Ostorga de Escobar, José Simon Paz, Mariella Peña Pinto, Manuel Mercedes Portillo Domínguez, Sergio Benigno Portillo Portillo, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla Gómez, Norma Carolina Ramirez, Ismael Recinos Lopez, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, Wilver Alexander Rivera Monge, David Rodriguez Rivera, Alberto Armando Romero Rodriguez, Misael Serrano Chavez, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz, Carlos Mario Zambrano Campos, Edwin Victor Alejandro Zamora David and Ciro Alexis Zepeda Menjívar.

DECRETA:

Art. 1.-Declare the Celebration of the "Day of the Faroliths" in the Municipality of Ahuachapan, of the Department of Ahuachapan, "INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF EL SALVADOR", for constituting this tradition that takes place on September 7 of each year, a expression of our identity as Salvadoran and Salvadoran.

Art. 2. This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, at the twenty-two days of August of the year two thousand fourteen.

OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.

ENRIQUE ALBERTO LUIS VALDEZ SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, FIRST VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT.

JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, LORENA GUADALUPE PEÑA MENDOZA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE-PRESIDENT.

CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.

GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, MANUEL VICENTE MENJÍVAR ESQUIVEL, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.

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SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCIA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.

IRMA LOURDES PALACIOS VÁSQUEZ, ERNESTO ANTONIO ANGULO MILLA, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.

FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, JOSE SERAFIN ORANTES RODRIGUEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

CASA PRESIDENTIAL: San Salvador, two days of the month of September of the year two thousand fourteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Ramón Aristides Valencia Arana, Minister of Government and Territorial Development.

D. O. No. 164 Took No. 404 Date: September 5, 2014

FN/pch 06-10-2014

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