The Central American Youth Orchestra and the Mexico Goethe Institute invited Darwin Aquino to join its Board of Directors as the National Representative of the Dominican Republic, at the city of Managua, Nicaragua. The event gathered the most important conductors of Central America and the Caribbean. Outstanding artists from Panama, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Belice, Costa Rica, Honduras, etc. were together for three days at the Hotel Crown Plaza and National Theater Ruben Dario.