The weather conditions due to the 41st cold front did not prevent families and visitors from enjoying the kitesurfing tournament, as well as volleyball, basketball and Mayan race that took place this weekend in the port of El Cuyo, in the municipality of Tizimín, as part of the Festival de la Veda 2023, a strategy promoted by Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal to benefit with an alternative income to people dedicated to fishing, during the halibut restriction season.
Padova in Italy, Toledo in Spain, Seattle in the United States, Caracas in Venezuela, Buenos Aires in Argentina, and Santiago in Chile are some of the places of origin of the more than 64 “kaiteros” (kite surfers) who came to the Kite Festival, which was held this day in El Cuyo as part of the more than 250 proposals of the program, among which are the craft bazaar, the performance of the marching band Muuk’ Báalam, rock concerts, theater performances, snake and ladder games, lottery and more.
The event was also attractive for exponents from Tabasco, Quintana Roo, Chihuahua, Mexico City, and Merida on both days.
In this edition, the Festival will be in 15 fishing communities, 11 municipalities, and 387 kilometers of beaches, with the objective of activating the sector’s economy during this season, developing tourism, giving more opportunities for growth to families in the industry, and diversifying options.
According to the program, this weekend the Festival played in El Cuyo, and next weekend it will close its activities in the port of Sisal.