Musician Armando Manzanero to be honored at Chichén Itzá

The concert will be on February 3rd, and tickets are available starting October 24th…. MERIDA — The next February 3 will be when the artistic career of Armando Manzanero, in his native Yucatan, is celebrated, with the majestic Chichén Itzá in the background. Yucatecan Musician Armando Manzanero (Photo: La Vanguardia) According to a statement More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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The “Paseo de las Animas”, Merida’s new tradition

To live the path followed by the souls in the “Dia de Muertos” celebration, the living ones make this tour from the City’s General Graveyard to one of the most emblematic parks in the Historic Center… The More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Photos of Frida Kahlo’s personal effects capture global attention

Frida Kahlo’s secrets are exposed in museums around the world, making this iconic character even more fashionable and iconoclastic than ever. A photographic collection of her personal effects is capturing More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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‘Pan de Muerto’: The sweet part of the ‘Dia de Muertos’ festivity

As part of its series this week on the Day of the Dead festivities, TYT brings you the origin and meaning of the delicious and traditional “Pan de Muerto”…. On the altar, along with the Pib and the traditional More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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TYT Infographic: Día de Muertos

One of Mexico’s most iconic annual events is coming at the end of October: Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Here’s a TYT Infographic to help you understand and appreciate this fantastical celebration More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Urban artists paint new murals in Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — The Government of Solidarity municipality, headed by the Municipal President, Cristina Torres Gómez, through the Institute of Youth, carried out the second activity of the program “Solidarity More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Visit the ‘Umbrella Roof’ connecting Merida’s cathedral and MACAY museum

It is an example of a global artistic initiative that promotes tourism and public spaces… MERIDA — In order to promote tourism in the Historic Center, the Merida Council, through the Directorate of Tourism More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Sistine Chapel replica coming to Merida Nov. 6-19

The exhibition consists of 2.7 million photographs of the art in the Vatican City building…. MERIDA — The City of Merida is finalizing details to begin the assembly of the exhibition of the Sistine Chapel’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Full schedule of events to close Merida’s year in the cultural spotlight

Mayor Mauricio Vila announced the events for the last two months of the year in Merida, American Capital of Culture 2017…. MERIDA – The closure of the year 2017, for which Merida was designated American More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Peón Contreras Theater will host “Battlefield,” a play in English

The event is part of the activities of Merida American Capital of Culture (CAC)…. MERIDA — If anyone wonders how far Peter Brook has come, a reference in the theatrical world, he would have to see “Battlefield”, More...