Ribbon cutting today at Oxkutzcab’s the Feria de la Naranja 2019
OXKUTZCAB (Times Media Mexico) .- La Ciudad Maya, right in the middle of the archeological zone known as the “Puuc” Route, will be one of the main attractions of the Orange Fair in 2019, which opens tonight in Oxkutzcab, Yucatan under the slogan ” Our culture and traditions” (Nuestras culturas y tradiciones).
Among the activities that are part of this fair, we have: horse races, a cavalcade and regional Yucatecan comedy theatre, among other events.
There will be several shows too, such as the expoganadera, the artisans pavilion, the amusement park rides, a commercial area, as well as a theme park, which is an innovation to this years edition.
In order to promote the Maya culture, a section called “Ciudad Maya” will be open to the public, with replicas of Maya monuments, some in full scale, and decorated or lined with citrus fruits.
Mayor Raul Romero Chel, who heads the organizing committee, stressed that the goal of the fair is to promote Maya culture and traditions of this municipality, offering visitors “a space where they can have fun and enjoy different gastronomic delicacies.
The opening ceremony will be presided over by state and municipal authorities. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a catwalk of indigenous clothing and a tour of the Maya City (Ciudad Maya). At 8:00 PM a Maya purification ceremony is scheduled, followed by the inaugural ribbon cutting, with a fireworks display.
The authorities will wlk along the fair’s “main avenue” to go to the town theater, where they will be received by representatives of the 106 citrus units.
Ana Patricia Martín Chablé, ambassador of the festivities, will be crowned as queen of the fair.
Also, Oxkutzcab mayor Raul Romero Chel will direct a tour of the agricultural area for the guests of honor.
Finally, there will be a regia vaquería and a jarana (folkloric dance) competition that will be entertained by the orchestra of Yucatecan “Maestro” Víctor Soberanis.
The Yucatan Times