Yucatan cenote photo included among underwater contest winners

Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 category winning shot from Yucatan cenote. (PHOTO: Nick Blake)

The international Underwater Photographer of the Year competition has revealed its collection of winning entries for 2017. A portrait of an octopus in the lagoon of the island of Mayotte became the winning shot from among 4,500 entries from 67 different countries. Categories included Wide angle, Macro, Wrecks, Behaviour, Up & coming and Compact, for More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Korean-American photographer wins prize for work on Mayan-Korean community in Yucatan

Michael Vince Kim is a Korean-American-Argentinean photographer whose work focuses on migration, language, and identity. He was raised in Argentina, where he studied Film Directing at Fundacion Universidad del Cine, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Chichen Itza light & sound show… Unmissable!

Either if you are an Expat living in Mexico or just one more of the millions of tourists who visit this sacred land of the Maya, you can’t miss out on the light and sound show at Chichen Itza. Remember that you More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Mayan priest to share teachings in Playa del Carmen conference Feb. 10-12

The second edition of the Meeting of the Moon and the Sun will be held from Friday 10, through Sunday 12, February in Playa del Carmen. Georgia Maricchio, organizer of this event, said they seek to provide the learning More...

Diego Luna (right) will reinterpret the 'Scarface' role played by Al Pacino (left) in a previous film. (PHOTO:  unomasuno.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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‘Scarface’ remake to star Mexican actor Diego Luna

LOS ANGELES — The Mexican actor Diego Luna will be the lead actor of a new version of the film “Scarface”, which will be produced by Universal Studios, reported The Hollywood Reporter. The filmmaker More...

José Manuel López Velarde. (PHOTO: eluniversal.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Theater producers to take Mexican works to U.S.

Theater producers Óscar Carnicero and José Manuel López Velarde are interested in forming a theatrical pact between Mexico and the United States, supported by school and cultural institutions, to begin staging More...

Dallas Museum of Art will host modern Mexican art exhibit. (PHOTO: ARTnews)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Dallas museum to display 20th century Mexican art exhibit

DALLAS — The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) announced that it will host the Mexico City exhibit “Mexico 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde.” The exhibition More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Baroque music concert will benefit EdúcaTE

The Barroco Escarlata Ensemble will perform a concert of baroque music to benefit the EdúcaTE organization on Jan. 25. The concert starts at 7 p.m. at San Pedro Church in Cholul, Yucatán. The suggested donation More...

From February 1-5 2017, 32 of the best Charro teams from Mexico and the U.S. will gather in Puerto Vallarta to compete in the 6th International Charro Championship 'Grand Premio 2017' at Arena Vallarta.
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 8th, 2017
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Puerto Vallarta to host 6th International Charro Championship

From February 1st through 5th 2017, 32 of the best Charro teams in Mexico and the United States will gather at Arena Vallarta, in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México; to compete in the Sexto Gran Premio Internacional More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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SoHo Galleries promotes Open Borders with exhibit opening Jan. 27

Open Borders Exhibition at SoHo Galleries… January 27, 2017, 7 PM. Given the times, it is especially important for us to remember that art knows no boundaries.  Art unifies and transcends borders. Soho Galleries More...