PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo — The Sacred Maya Crossing will be held on May 26 and 27; around 300 people distributed in 30 canoes will stage the ritual that the ancient Mayans did to pay tribute to the goddess Ixchel.
At a press conference, Leticia Aguerrebere, director of the cultural show, reported that at 5:30 am on Friday May 26, at the Xcaret Park facilities, the barter market will be held to emulate the Mayan trading style, and subsequently there will be a dance dedicated to the white owl, king vulture, red macaw and flamingo, birds of great importance to the Mayan culture.
The departure of the 300 canoeists will take place at dawn in front of two thousand people, whose access will be free if they arrive at 5:30 in the morning.
Although the admission in Chankanaab will be free for both days, the entrance to Xcaret park will have a cost depending on the required services; the costs for the event can be consulted at the official site: http://www.travesiasagradamaya.com.mx/
According to Aguerrebere, the Sacred Maya Crossing has been investigated and documented since 2007 by Xcaret, in coordination with experts from the Center for Mayan and Philological Studies of the UNAM, so it has scientific bases that make it very close to what the ancestors did originally.
more recommended stories
US and Mexico to create binational commission for the recovery of El Chapo’s assets
The government of Mexico proposed the.
Quintana Roo Congress bans bullfights and cockfights
Any act that involves suffering or.
U.S and Mexico to launch plan against arms smuggling at border
The Mexican government said Monday it.
33 destinations along the coast of Quintana Roo register massive arrival of sargassum
The Sargasso Cancun Monitoring Network reported.
Another exhausted carriage horse collapses, this time in Izamal
The image of a carriage horse.
“Pet of the Year” contest to be held in Mérida
On Friday July 19, registrations to.
Yucatan cenotes to be sanitized with biotechnology
MERIDA, Yucatan (Times Media Mexico) –.
The Mexican Caribbean: 2,000 rooms emptier today than a year ago
CANCUN Quintana Roo (Agencies) – The.
International Monetary Fund cuts growth forecast for Mexico.
AMLO underestimates IMF forecast since, as.
Director Gus Van Sant received the Silver Cross in San Miguel de Allende
“It’s a real pleasure to be.