Rain-dampened “Noche Blanca” still considered a success

People watching a danse spectacle at Bar el Crdenal 
(Photo. Adriana Carrillo Aleman, Diario de Yucatán)

The people ask for more similar activities and events in Merida. MERIDA — Despite the strong storm that left streets drenched in various parts of the city, some people were encouraged to go around the historic center of Merida to enjoy the activities scheduled on the occasion of the “Noche Blanca”. However, a good number of the 154 activities, More...

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Merida’s embellished Historic Center resurges

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Singer Natalia Lafourcade and conductor Alondra de la Parra to perform in Merida

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Mahahual festival to attract more than 180 artists

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A full marquee: May arts events in Merida

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