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 of life and death. This is the first in a series of feature articles on this season that will appear in TYT during the next week…   Infographic More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...