Mayor Alejandro Ruz Castro inaugurated the Noche Blanca “Arte a Tope” edition, which was accompanied by rain that did not diminish the interest and enjoyment of culture and the arts of hundreds of families and tourists.
As scheduled, more than 300 activities were carried out in various venues such as art galleries, museums, parks, theaters, Paseo de Montejo, restaurants near the Historic Center, among others.
“With this event we demonstrate again why Mérida is a reference for living culture, which is open to cultural expressions,” said Ruz Castro.
At the formal event, held in the Pasaje de la Revolución, he highlighted that La Noche Blanca has become a trigger for different sectors, such as the artistic community, tourism and the restaurant sector.
In that sense, he pointed out that the restaurants of the recently inaugurated Gastronomic Corridor on 47th Street, and the
neighborhood of La Ermita, where the Panucho Fair was held, show the great gastronomic variety offered within the framework of this urban festival.
“This new edition of the White Night allows us to proudly affirm that our city has an intense cultural life, with gender approaches and universal accessibility for all its inhabitants and those who visit us,” he indicated.
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He added that events of this magnitude are possible because Mérida is a city of peace with a safe environment that fosters this great coexistence.
“Let’s enjoy art because that makes us happy,” he said.
After the inauguration, in which the mayor held the “Fashion in Yucatán through the eyes of the Canaive” catwalk.
It is worth mentioning that, despite the weather conditions, more than 15 thousand people came out to enjoy the White Night events.
Visitors were also able to enjoy the fourth edition of the Panucho Fair in the magical neighborhood of La Ermita.
Although several families were gathered for outdoor activities, the City Council decided to reschedule the times for some events.
Thus, local artistic activities will take place in the coming days. The schedules can be consulted on the social networks “Mérida es Cultura”,