Horror film series at Olimpo

In the spirit of the season, the Olimpo Cultural Center will offer a free series of classic horror movies Oct. 31 to Nov. 5… MERIDA – Horror films in Mexico have had a different development from what happened in Europe and the United States, where the first approaches to this genre were through the adaptation of great classics of literature, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Hanal Pixán, Yucatecan “Dia de Muertos”: The Altar is heart of the festivity

This custom has its origin in the ancient Mayan rituals to present their respects to their dead, and those rituals were mixed with the Catholic beliefs that the Spanish brought to Mexico five hundred years ago… Everybody More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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TYT VIDEO: “Día de Muertos” a celebration of life

For some people, death is the end, for others it is a new beginning, the passage to a new life. Mexicans celebrate the passing with “Día de Muertos”, as a celebration of life. Join us and witness the majestic More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Museo del Mundo Maya will host major art exhibition

The art exposition “Character and Color” is from Cordelia Urueta, a Diego Rivera contemporary…. MERIDA — The Diego Rivera Mural Museum seeks to spread the art of Mexican muralist contemporaries More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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“La Catrina:” Mexican representation of Death

Accordig to El Universal,  the “Día de Muertos” in Mexico has become one of the most iconic festivities of this country and has even managed to cross borders and oceans – most prominently – in More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Merida’s General Cemetery: The gate to the other life

There are 25,700 vaults, ossuaries and mausoleums in the 150,000 square meters that house the general cemetery of Mérida…. MERIDA – The final residence of the people of Merida, its General Cemetery, has More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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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, More...

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...