New Cultural Center “Oriol” in Barrio of Santiago


The business community joined efforts to open the cultural center “Oriol”, as a rescue of the historical and cultural values ​of the Barrio Santiago. The site offers 3 spaces: A gallery, for the organization of: jazz concerts, poetry, Mayan culture conferences Regional cuisine cafe Interior design space Housed in a building from the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

World Famous Cuba National Ballet to perform in Mérida

Viengsay Valdés and Víctor Estévez the top ballet dancers of the Cuba National Ballet will have a feature presentation in Mérida, Yucatan, on May 2 and 3 at Teatro Peón Contreras. The Cuban National Ballet More...

Chateau Frontenac
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Quebec is the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist

Quebec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. While many of the major cities in Mexico date from the 16th century, among cities in Canada and the US, few were created earlier than Quebec More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Quinta Montes Molina, Historic Landmark on Paseo de Montejo

Built by Italian architects and craftsmen who arrived in Mérida to construct the José Peón Contreras Theater and Opera House in 1906, “La Quinta  Montes Molina”,  formerly known as “Villa Beatriz,” More...

Eco by mákinadT
By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 7th, 2014

Experimental group “mákinadT” to perform at the Olimpo

The collective mákinadT who are interested in improvisation of sound and physical processes are due to perform in Mérida, Yucatán, at the Olimpo Cultural Center during the months of April and May. They will present More...

From left to right, Designers Sofía Pamero, Blanca Otalara and Andrés Gasque.
By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 31st, 2014

Yucatecan Designers creations for Spring 2014

Yucatecan designers Sofia Palmero and Andres Gasque joined their talents to submit their proposals for the current Spring season. As part of the Hennessy Polo Cup on Saturday March 22, Sofia exhibited a dozen swimsuits More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Mayan Madness Electronic Music Festival in Tulum coming in April

The Mayan Madness Electronic Music Festival will take place on Friday April 18th, 2014 in Tulum, Quintana Roo. This event will count with the participation of the DJ’s Afrojack , Paul Van Dyk, Tom & Collins, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

International String Quartet of Yucatan: April 17th at Hacienda Xcanatun

The International String Quartet of Yucatan will be performing on Thursday April 17th 2014, 8 pm at beautiful Hacienda Xcanatun, a XVIII Century “henequen” (sisal) hacienda, that has been transformed into More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Recording Artist Marc Anthony will perform in Mérida

Just a few days after the announcement of Marc Anthony´s arrival to our city, the “Coliseo Yucatan” confirmed today the concert of this Puerto Rican recording artist. The “Coliseo Yucatan” announced through More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Cumbre Tajin Music Festival

The Governor of the Mexican State of Veracruz, Javier Duarte de Ochoa, officially inaugurated the 2014 “Cumbre Tajín Festival” on Thursday March 20th, calling it a worldwide example of how to communicate More...