Yucatan shares its culture with the world through Piñata exports

As every year, it is expected demand for Piñatas will rise for the end of November and the beginning of December… MERIDA — The demand for piñatas by the end of the year will increase by 50% in the local and international markets, said the entrepreneur Ana María Magaña, whose company began to export handmade piñatas in 1982 to the United More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Dance to be featured at 8th edition of the Yucatan Performing Arts Festival

The event will take place from November 10 to 18 at the Yucatan Dance Conservatory…. MERIDA — Professional dancers, students, creators, collaborators and the general public will be able to experience More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Día de Muertos – All Saints Day: two schools of thought blend into one tradition

Day of the Dead is an important Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors deceased loved ones. In Mexico, the celebration is held from October 31 to November 2nd, coinciding with the Catholic feast days of All More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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New tourist attractions created in Izamal

The “videomapping” of Izamal will feature a Mayan ritual… IZAMAL, Yuc. — To enrich and make more attractive the show “Senderos de Luz” at Izamal, named a Pueblo Mágico de México, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Mexican short film is finalist in NASA contest

According to El Universal, the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) announced the short film “Apizaco”, from Mexican filmmaker Alex Moreno, was nominated among the thirteen finalists for the 2017 CineSpace Short More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Mexican music concert Tuesday in the FIC Maya festival

Pianist Amos Lucidi performs on Tuesday October 31 as part of the activities of the Escuela Superior de Artes de Yucatan (ESAY)…. MERIDA — Lucidi, graduated pianist and professor of Musical Arts at the More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 29th, 2017
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International opera singer will perform in Merida in January

The internationally famous Elina Garanca has announced the program for her recital in January 2018…. MERIDA — Elina Garanca, considered one of the most outstanding mezzo-sopranos in the world, will offer More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Hanal Pixán, Yucatecan “Dia de Muertos”: The Altar is heart of the festivity

This custom has its origin in the ancient Mayan rituals to present their respects to their dead, and those rituals were mixed with the Catholic beliefs that the Spanish brought to Mexico five hundred years ago… Everybody More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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TYT VIDEO: “Día de Muertos” a celebration of life

For some people, death is the end, for others it is a new beginning, the passage to a new life. Mexicans celebrate the passing with “Día de Muertos”, as a celebration of life. Join us and witness the majestic More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Museo del Mundo Maya will host major art exhibition

The art exposition “Character and Color” is from Cordelia Urueta, a Diego Rivera contemporary…. MERIDA — The Diego Rivera Mural Museum seeks to spread the art of Mexican muralist contemporaries More...