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A French artist's tribute to Mexican culture
[ 2018-08-20 - 11:49:12 ]
Mexico - French artist Valérian Lenud has created a new series of works that pay tribute to Mexican culture.
Using graffiti and pop art techniques, Lenud has painted classic Mexican icons including Frida Kahlo, lucha libre and skulls, among others.
"Despite the problems, what I like the most about this country is the people, they have always...
Mexican chef opens haute cuisine restaurant in Paris
[ 2018-08-15 - 16:03:01 ]
Paris (Notimex) - Mexican chef Enrique Casarrubias has opened a haute cuisine restaurante called "Oxte" in Paris.
Casarrubias aims to include Mexican products and gastronomy in French cooking.
Oxte is on Troyon street, very near the Arc de Triomphe, and has room for 40 diners on 14 tables.
"Before opening I spent two very difficult years. After...
Oaxaca inaugurates Tamal and Tejate Fair
[ 2018-08-02 - 15:42:35 ]
Oaxaca (Notimex) - The Tamal and Tejate Fair was inaugurated in the city of Oaxaca by the state's tourism ministry.
The event offers visitors varieties of traditional tamales and tejate, a maize and cacao beverage, as well as other traditional foods from the region.
The fair was inaugurated by the Women's Union of Tejate Producers, and local state...
Mexican artist exhibition boosts visitors to New York’s Met Museum
[ 2018-07-06 - 13:36:10 ]
New York (Notimex) – The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced that it received a record number of visitors in the fiscal year 2018, highlighting the exhibition of Mexican artist Cristobal de Villalpando as one of the main contributors to growth.
Cristobal de Villalpando was a baroque painter from Mexico’s Viceroyalty of Spain period.
A taste of Mexico in Russia
[ 2018-06-29 - 17:15:35 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's Tourism Promotion Council carried out a Day of the Dead parade in Moscow this week, aiming to treat football fans from around the world to one of Mexico's top annual traditions.
"The streets of Moscow will be filled with this ancient festivity, which has been celebrated in Mexico since Pre-Hispanic times," the Council...
Frida breaks record in London
[ 2018-06-19 - 11:58:51 ]
London (Notimex) - A Frida Kahlo exhibition has broken attendance records at London's Victoria & Albert museum, with tickets sold out for the first three weeks.
The exhibit, called "Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up," presents some of the artist's iconic dresses, corsets and a prosthetic leg, which are on show for the first time outside of Mexico.
Mexican and French film makers seek co-productions
[ 2018-06-15 - 17:50:23 ]
Paris (Notimex) - Mexican film makers travelled to France for a bilateral meeting to seek more co-production projects.
"The idea is to seek a French co-producer to partner with and make Mexican-French films," said José Miguel Alvarez, director of Cinematography Production Support at the Mexican Cinematography Institute.
"At the institute, we believe...
Mexico’s history in pictures
[ 2018-06-08 - 15:48:03 ]
Puebla [Notimex] – A collection of photographs portraying the history of Mexico will be exhibited at the Puebla Regional Museum.
The photos date from between 1845 and 1960.
The exhibition shows the changes that Mexican society has been through, from the romantic feel of the 21st century, to the hectic life at the beginning of the 20th century.
Frida Kahlo exhibit wows Milan
[ 2018-05-17 - 16:37:39 ]
Milan (Notimex) - An exhibition of Frida Kahlo paintings has broken attendance records in Milan's Mudec Museum of Cultures.
"Frida Kahlo: Oltre il mito" (Frida Kahlo: Beyond the myth) includes 70 paintings, 40 drawings and 150 objects such as photographs, letters and belongings.
"Kahlo has become a victim of exploitation of her image, which has taken...
Guerrero inaugurates Mezcal and Pozole Festival
[ 2018-05-11 - 14:12:48 ]
Acapulco (Notimex) – The 13th Pozole and Mezcal festival has begun in the city of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, with an opening ceremony of traditional music and dances.
During the festival, participants will offer several variations of traditional Pozole, a traditional soup made with hominy and meat.
The festival will also offer many other traditional...