Published On: Sat, Jul 1st, 2017

Ticul’s 150th anniversary set for July 6 to 23

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For almost 20 days, Ticul will celebrate its 150th anniversary during the month of July. There will be public  shows as well as concerts, which authorities state will be an enriching and welcoming experience for both locals and visitors. From July 6 to July 23, Mexican artists and renowned regional bands are going to be part of this cultural event. 

TICUL, Yuc. — Carlos Salomón López, Ticul’s mayor, stated that “we already have made public what our 150th anniversary will be like in our municipality. It is a celebration that had never been celebrated this way before; with this magnitude.”

Likewise, during the press conference, the 150th anniversary’s commemorative coin was introduced. 300 copies were made; 150 are souvenirs, and are numbered from 1 to 150; the other 150 coins will be used as an award for renowned locals, among other things.

Press conference
Photo: Hola Yucatán



Attendees will be able to enjoy different concerts and public shows, such as “Súper Lamas” dances on July 14th, and Alfredo “El Pulpo” on the keyboard on the 22th. Both of these events will be held at El Palacio Municipal, and the ticket sales will start this Saturday July 1st; the first 500 tickets have a cost of $100 pesos.

Several free entrance events will take place in “El Foro de las Estrellas” (also known as “La Concha Acústica de Ticul”), such as Rocío Banquells on July 9, “Chuponcito” the clown on July 13, Axe Bahía on July 15, Maribel Guardia on July 22, and Sergio Esquivel on July 23.

However, not only will these artists come to Ticul, but also famous Mexican bands, such as “Los Ángeles Azules” on July 12, and “La Arrolladora Banda Limón” on July 20. The tickets for these events will also start on July 1st and you can get them at “El Palacio Municipal”; the first 1,000 tickets will cost $150 pesos (it applies for both concerts).

For more information about this fair, visit the event’s official Facebook page.

SOURCES: Yucatán al minuto (video in Spanish) / Hola Yucatán

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