Tag archive for ‘Mayan Culture’
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

In 2017, recovery of archaeological pieces triples in Yucatan

Almost 500 pieces were recovered this year by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH)… MERIDA – This year the delegation of the INAH in Yucatán recovered 417 archaeological pieces through More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Researchers probe origins of dental remains found in Chichén Itzá

Researchers want to know where they were brought from and why they were valuable to the culture… MERIDA – The first studies that have been carried out on the dental pieces found in a Chultún (a type of More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

‘Alternative’ tourism promoted for rural Yucatan

It is intended that visitors have direct contact with nature and towns’ cultural expressions… MERIDA – With the aim of strengthening alternative tourism through the promotion, dissemination and commercialization More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 24th, 2017

“First Yucatan Wildlife Fair” to feature native species

The event will be held on Sunday November 26 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Yucatan Science Technology Park, located in the highway Sierra Papacal-Chuburna km 5.5. Participants in the free event for the whole family More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 20th, 2017

Yucatecan artisans on display at this year’s edition of “Arte a Mano”

The event will be held December 8-10 at the National Chamber of Commerce of Yucatan (CANACO), near the Clínica de Mérida… MERIDA — In an interview with TYT, Viridiana Lagunas, the organizer of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Yucatan University sees great potential in “rural tourism”

It is necessary that the government promote the realization of cultural activities in rural communities… MERIDA – According to Carlos García García, member of the National Academic Committee of Rural Tourism, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017

For the second year, Kanasín’s “Nohoch Pib” breaks size record

In its first edition in 2016, the Nohoch Pib measured 120 linear meters; this year it was 150 meters… MERIDA — In this second edition of the “Nohoch Pib” (Nohoch: Mayan word that means “Big/Huge”), More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017

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 Monday, October 23rd, 2017

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

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...