The president was Dr. Litt. Manuel S. Leyva Martinez.
The celebration of World Poetry XIX Congress of the WAAC was developed in the port city of Acapulco; the event was attended by poets and writers from Asia, Europe and America.
This WCP was relevant for the celebration of the bicentennial of the founding of the Port of Acapulco and the 150 anniversary of the erection of the State of Guerrero. The Congress gave homage to writer Octavio Paz, Nobel Laureate in Literature, The Floral Games were dedicated to him and his photo mural was placed in the auditorium during the week of this great literary event.
The main authorities of the State Government dignitaries and representatives of cultural institutions of the State of Guerrero and the Mexican nation attended the opening and closing gala ceremonies - To raise awareness of the folklore and tourist sites internationally renowned, all writers, poets and special guests made tours in the city and at the end of the Congress a choice of tours to Acapulco, Guadalajara, Mexico and the State of Yucatan, were offered.
Organizing Committee of the XIX World Congress of Arts and Culture
President: Manuel S. Leyva Martinez
Secretary. - Rosa Martha Muñúzuri
Treasurer. - Miguel Angel Vela Lepez
Public Relations. - Elizabeth Rivera Leyva
Members. - White Queen Aguirre
Members. - Nancy Maldonado Uzcanga
Members. - Alberto Diaz Bello
Voice of Peace and Severe Huerta
Members. - Hugo Zuniga
Members. - Linnett Bergeret Muñoz
President. Lic Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León.
President Constl. Mexico.
Mr. René Juárez Cisneros.
Governor Constl. State of Guerrero.
Vocal. Ana Maria Castilleja.
CULTURAL CONSULTING EXECUTIVE.
Rosemary C. Wilkinson, President W.A.A.C.
Karl Bernard, Advisor for Life.