Yucatán shares the best of its culture and traditions during the Cervantino Festival

Ballet de Mérida directed by Nuria Ojeda Araujo and Erika Argüelles (Photo:

Mérida, Yucatán on October 22, 2018. During the last week of October in Yucatan, culture and tradition manifest on the “Cultural Fall 2018” enriched by the presence of Cervantino Festival shows touring the state.

The  Cultural Fall is the most traditional festival of culture and history in the state, organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Arts (SEDECULTA) of Yucatan, which on this occasion has the presence of the interpreters Javier Arturo, Chacho Siller and Los Victoria, the Open Sound duet, made up of Rudy Vallado and Verónica Cabrera; the Fusion Quartet, the guitarist Manuel Rubio, as well as the singer-songwriters Angélica Balado and Jorge Buenfil who will be performing at different stages in the state capital.

The line-up is complemented by the proposal of writer Guillermo Barrera accompanied by the trio Los Embajadores, and the theater plays of the Murmurante companies; Ariadna Medina; Ritual Teatro de Hortencia Sánchez, Titeradas directed by Andrea Herrera, Borba Teatro by Nelson Cepeda, as well as the Ballet of the City of Mérida directed by Erika Argüelles.

(Photo: la-prensa-com.mx)

The Great State Exhibition of Hanal Pixan Altars that will be held in the heart of Mérida on Saturday, October 27, expresses respect for the deceased, honoring their memory with different offerings, and is part of the Festival de las Ánimas and its traditions , which include the Funeral Courtship and the Theatrical Delirium.

SEDECULTA offers the participation of the Community Theater Group Chan Dzunu’un by María Luisa Góngora, the dancer Tatiana Zugazagoitia and the pianist José Luis Gil. In addition to the video mapping show “YucaMa’Yab” at the Great Museum of the Mayan World of Mérida, a sample of altars and the Tanya Estrada Puppet Tribe show will take place as well.

Within the framework of the “Cervantino in Yucatan” the Ecuadorians Papá Changó with its tropical rhythms and Alberto Calleris and his Fiesta en el Mar will have feature presentations. Same as Ozone Ragga and the hand puppets of Meher the Troupe, both from India.

Also outstanding is the musical participation of Sevdah, from Bosnia and María Cristina Plata from Colombia with Sounds from Latin America, as well as the Luceros Danza Group from Toninho Ferragutti from Brazil.

The Canadian Puzzle Theater, the tour of the Brazilian singer Ava Rocha, the dances of Rajasthani Folk Music & Dance Group and the contemporary sounds of Jupiter Okwess from the Republic of Congo complement the program.

TYT Newsroom with information from http://www.culturayucatan.com



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