All on toe for the first edition of “Cancun International Ballet Festival”

(Photo: La Verdad)

CANCUN — The Cancun International Ballet Festival is preparing for its first edition, which takes place on May 5-7 at the theater “Teatro de Cancún”. (Photo: La Verdad) This Festival will offer the opportunity to ballet students from Mexico and the world to live and learn in the friendly environment of the Mexican Caribbean, including More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Dozens of artists to decorate Akumal streets

TULUM, Q. Roo — The “Varios Barrios” festival to be held on Saturday April 8 in Akumal seeks to promote the sense of belonging to our natural environment and celebrate through art collaboration, the pursuit More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Merida gallery opens new art space for special events

SoHo Galleries of Merida is opening a new art venue,  NOHO-CASA DE ARTE. NoHo is an elegant space located in Colonia Alcalá Martin near the U.S. Consulate. Housed in a stunning casona from the 50’s with More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Concert of Oaxacan music at MEL Saturday

On Saturday March 25, Merida English Library will present a concert of music from Oaxaca state featuring singer Maricarmen Pérez. For more information, call MEL at 999 924 8401. TYT Newsroom Mexico Travel More...

Willem Dafoe charms audiences at Guadalajara International Film Festival
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

“I like to think of myself as a citizen of the world…” (W. Dafoe)

American actor Willem Dafoe participated in the 32th edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), which features Germany as a guest country for this year’s edition. Dafoe attended a special More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Bulgarian violist traveled the world, but found a home with Yucatan’s ISQ

The Yucatan Times finishes its series of exclusive interviews with the members of the International String Quartet of Yucatan. On this ocassion we conducted a revealing interview with Nikolai, the last (but not More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Finding HYGGE at Mérida’s La Cúpula

What is Hygge? This Danish word is the essence of feeling a warm glow from the inside out. A place inviting of a cozy, gracious atmosphere. Mérida’s artists display their hygge at La Cúpula, while guests feel More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Take part in forum launching new novel by Merida author José Urioste

A spine-chilling new novel by a Merida writer will be presented and discussed at a public forum 7 p.m. Friday March 17 as part of the International Book Fair of Yucatan (FILEY). The free session on “Libranos More...

Nahualli Casa de los Artistas in Merida
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By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Mérida’s Galería Nahualli: “Home of Artists”

A different experience in Mérida: you can witness art the way the Vázquez Medina family lives it every day, united by sculpture and painting, together with photography and fashion design. Going inside Galería More...

Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 category winning shot from Yucatan cenote. (PHOTO: Nick Blake)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Yucatan cenote photo included among underwater contest winners

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 More...