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"Roma" wins four Bafta awards
[ 2019-02-11 - 11:58:00 ]
By Marcela Gutiérrez Bobadilla
London, Feb (Notimex) .- The film "Roma", by Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón, won the Best Film, Best Director, Photography and Best Foreign Language Film awards from the British Academy of Cinematography (Bafta).
The filmmaker said that the story of an indigenous domestic worker who has managed...
Nochistlán, a exponent of the Mariachi
[ 2019-02-06 - 12:17:15 ]
Nochistlán, Feb (Notimex) .- The Magic Town of Nochistlán de Mejía, land of musicians in Zacatecas, is one of the greatest exponents of mariachi, traditional Mexican music.
The chronicler Enrique Reyes pointed out that the mariachi emerged in the states of Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit and Zacatecas,
But Nochistlán's style is unique, "it's...
"Roma" wins Goya prize in Spain
[ 2019-02-05 - 12:44:34 ]
Madrid, Feby (Notimex) .- The film "Roma", by the Mexican Alfonso Cuarón, won the Goya Award for Best Ibero-American Film.
The film, set in the 1970s to tell the story of a middle class family. Roma previously won a Golden Globe at the Venice Festival.
"Roma" became the third Mexican film winner of the Goya, after "Lo que importa es vivir"...
The importance of flavor and color in tamales
[ 2019-01-30 - 12:55:54 ]
Mexico, Jan (Notimex) - Mexicans will celebrate with tamales the Candlemas Day, next February 2, when the Christmas period ends.
According to the anthropologist Beatriz Ramírez Woolrich, in the country, there are more than five thousand different ways of preparing them, as well as 500 variations of tamalli, a word of Nahuatl origin meaning "wrapped."
Ongoing program to promote reading
[ 2019-01-30 - 12:44:47 ]
By Juan Carlos Castellanos C.
Mexico, Jan (Notimex).- The publisher of the Mexican State Economic Culture Fund (FCE) will develop pilot programs in the next three months to promote reading in the country, said the person in charge of that entity, the writer Paco Ignacio Taibo II.
The plans include selling books from the FCE catalog below...
Preserving Mixtec culture through textiles
[ 2019-01-28 - 13:59:44 ]
Pinotepa de Don Luis, Jan (Notimex) .- Residents of Pinotepa de Don Luis (Oaxaca) seek through textile production to rescue the ancestral Mixtec culture.
Felipa, an inhabitant of Pinotepa, uses her sewing machine to combine the Mixtec women's garment (the pozahuanco), with new fabrics to create more stylized garments such as blouses and dresses...
Yalitza Aparicio proud of her origins
[ 2019-01-25 - 13:48:13 ]
Oaxaca, Jan (Notimex) - Dressed in a white blanket dress and a waistband embroidered with motifs alluding to her native Oaxaca, the Oscar nominee for Best Actress Yalitza Aparicio expressed her pride of her origins.
The lead actress of the film "Rome", by filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón attended a dinner in Oaxaca hosted by the government and the magazine...
Irene Zundel exhibits in Paris
[ 2019-01-23 - 13:11:27 ]
Paris, Jan (Notimex) .- The exhibition "Más allá de lo aparente" (Beyond the Apparent), by Mexican visual artist Irene Zundel, was exhibited at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France.
The exhibition is composed of 12 three-dimensional pieces made mostly in plexiglass to recreate...
Mexican digital publishing market on the rise
[ 2019-01-23 - 12:58:09 ]
By Juan Carlos Castellanos C.
Mexico, Jan (Notimex) - While the Mexican publishing industry decreased 2.0 percent in 2017, the digital branch increased 21 percent over the same period.
The CEO of the digital company Ink It, Diego Echevarría, pointed out that when a publisher launches a book both on paper and on its digital version, readers of that...
"Roma" by Alfonso Cuarón nominated in 10 Oscar categories
[ 2019-01-22 - 13:14:39 ]
Los Angeles, Ene (Notimex) .- "Roma", by filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón, made history by becoming the first Mexican film to achieve 10 Oscar nominations.
The film aspires to the awards for best director, best actress (Yalitza Aparicio), best supporting actress (Marina de Tavira), best sound editing, best sound mix, best non-English speaking film, best...