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 Capital of Culture, will feature many events that the public will be able to enjoy. Here are some to consider: The musical presentation of More...

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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...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Filmmaker Ricardo Benet will lead cinema workshop in Merida

MERIDA — The City of Merida’s Directorate of Culture will stage a Cinematographic Creation Workshop to be given by the Mexican filmmaker Ricardo Benet, from November 6 to 17 at the Municipal Center of More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Merida’s Galerías Mall hosts a collective art exhibition

The show contains 17 works, among which are pieces by artists invited to go to the World Art Games in 2018…. MERIDA — The exhibition “Artists without frontiers”, composed of paintings of More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Famous German musician will perform in Merida this weekend

MERIDA — German cellist Leo Schmidt will perform with the Symphony Orchestra of Yucatan one of the masterpieces of musical romanticism, Robert Schumann’s Concerto for Cello Opus 129, in  concert at More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Yucatan is a fashionable destination for “romance” tourism

Many couples chose to travel to Yucatan to do their wedding proposals, ceremonies, parties and honeymoons…. MERIDA — The head of the Destination Wedding Specialists Agency, Verónica Cervera Albertos, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Visit new Frida Kahlo Museum in Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — There’s a major new museum in the Mexican Caribbean. The Museo Frida Kahlo has expanded with a new museum in the beach town of Playa del Carmen. The Museo Frida Kahlo Riviera Maya, which More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Don’t miss the first Traveling Book Fair in Merida

More than four thousand titles provided by 35 editorial houses will be on sale…. MERIDA — With the aim of taking advantage of crowded public spaces such as parks and squares, this weekend, the first More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Three new photography exhibitions at the Olimpo

The three free exhibitions will remain on display till December…. MERIDA – The principal exhibition, “Oracle” by Silvia Andrade, will be inaugurated Friday September 29, at 9 p.m. in Olimpo Cultural More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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“El Grito”: Mexico’s Independence Day

The time of Mexico’s most patriotic celebration is once again upon us as Saturday, September 16th marks Mexico’s 207th Independence Day. Millions will kick off the celebration Friday night at 11 pm with ‘El More...