As every year since 2013, the night dressed in white in the city of Mérida. The downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods were filled with cultural events, music, theater, cinema, circus, children’s shows, dance and literature, on Saturday Dec. 8th.
The project known “Nuit Blanche” (White Night) emerged in Paris as an artistic and cultural initiative since 2002 and it was adopted in Yucatán since 2013. During the event all attendees are invited to wear white to join the different shows, concerts and art exhibitions.
Here is The Yucatan Times Noche Blanca’s Top Ten highlights of the evening:
-Imagination in movement, creative literature. (At Parque de Santiago).
– “A * LIVE is Christmas, Christmas story presented by the Diagon Circus Company. (Plaza Grande).
-History of the Yucatecan Traditional Regional Clothing, fashion show. (Museum of the city of Merida).
–Feria Gastronómica, local producers came together in one place. (Galería Lagalá).
-Icarus, theatrical monologue. (Teatro José Peón Contreras).
-Night of moon, voice and star, concert of the Children Choir of Yucatan and the Chamber Choir of Mérida (Centro Cultural del Sureste).
-To die of love, theater with director Luis Mont. (El Tapanco Cultural Center).
-U BOONILO’OB YÓOK’OLKAB, colors of the world a collective exhibition. (La Pantera Negra Art Gallery).
-Our Frida, poetic, musical show inspired by the letters and songs of painter Frida Kahlo. (Olimpo Cultural Center)
-I & I, Yucatecan Reggae along with the Chamber Orchestra of Mérida celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the group with a symphonic concert. (Plaza Grande).