Tag archive for ‘Culture’
By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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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 More...

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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The four most haunted places in Yucatan

As Day of the Dead and Halloween approach, keep in mind that the White City and Yucatan have abandoned places that shelter legends of ghosts and supernatural experiences told by those brave enough to enter… MERIDA 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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“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 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 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 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 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...