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ESAI Business School, the Business School of the Espíritu Santo University (UEES), inaugurated its master class “Luis Noboa Naranjo” on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, during a cocktail held at its facilities.
This classroom, which will be the cradle of training for entrepreneurs from all over the world, bears his name in honor of Ecuador’s most important businessman in the 20th century, Luis Noboa Naranjo, founder of Industrial Molinera and Exportadora Bananera Noboa.
The Econ. Alberto Dahik Garzozi, Director of ESAI Business School, offered the words of welcome to those present, highlighting the importance of this act:
“This classroom will serve so that future entrepreneurs who are trained in ESAI have in mind the best employer that Ecuador has had and learn from their actions.” Isabel Noboa and Alvaro Noboa Pontón, sons of the honoree, gave the opening words of the classroom, recalling the qualities of his father and thanking the university for this recognition.
“My father was a man who left his mark on our country and I thank the UEES for keeping it in the memory of the young people.” The toast was in charge of Dr. Joaquin Hernandez Alvarado, Rector UEES and after the blessing of the room officiated by Richard Alarcón, parish priest of the institution, the cutting of the ribbon that officially opened the classroom was carried out.
The event was attended by family and friends of the honoree, as well as well-known politicians and businessmen from the sector. (I)
250 artists participated in the II International Biennial of Photography of Guayaquil
“Alvaro Noboa Ponton”
On the night of Thursday, April 27, the opening of the II International Biennial of Photography of Guayaquil “Alvaro Noboa Ponton” was held at the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum.
The event, organized by the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum and sponsored by the Ecuadorian businessman and philanthropist Alvaro Noboa Ponton, and directed by the by FotoClub Guayaquil, featured the participation of 250 national and foreign artists from 24 countries on four continents (America, Africa, Asia and Europe).
Curator Javier Paz, president of FotoClub Guayaquil and five national and international judges, including Chantal Fontaine, Bruno Bacigalupo, Rodrigo Bermejo, Jorge Massuco and Ricardo Cauce, were in charge of the difficult task of selecting the best three photographs among a total of 100.
“Waiting for the miracle of faith” by Ecuadorian Roberto Martinez, “Momento decisivo” by Spanish Begonia Lozano, “Nuestro sustento diario” by Colombian Jorge Gutierrez, “De Nochistlán under the water” by Mexican Carlos Galindo, “Framing the Monalisa” by Argentine Rodrigo Rodriguez, “Starking work” by Ecuadorian Santiago Garcia, “Greece-United States” by American Taylor Olson, “Citizen of the street” by Ecuadorian Rolando Quishpe, “Thirst in the rain” by Ecuadorian Tania Chincay, “Iguana detail” by Robinson Chiquito” received mentions of honor.
“The II International Biennial of Photography of Guayaquil ‘Alvaro Noboa Ponton,’ is a statement that we are continually supporting art, culture, and education at national and international level; As a pioneer in the course of history, this event is becoming one of the most important in Latin America, we are proud of our collaboration with photography artists around the world,” said the Ecuadorian philanthropist Alvaro Noboa, director and founder of the Luis A. Noboa Museum, during his speech.”
EXPOTEQUE is the exhibition of the best photos that have been presented during the year in all the meetings of the Photography Criticism. The outstanding images are part of the photographic archive of Fotoclub Guayaquil.