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Mexicans remember the revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata
[ 2019-04-11 - 15:28:51 ]
Mexico, Apr (Notimex).- This year, Mexico remembers the centenary of the assassination of the Mexican Revolution leader, Emiliano Zapata, a well-known person that transcends all political and ideological classifications and that occupies a prominent place in the history of the country.
The Federal Government, of some states and various institutions,...
The Central Library of the UNAM is celebrating
[ 2019-04-04 - 12:26:09 ]
Mexico, Abr (Notimex) .- The Central Library of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), positioned as a reference for students in the country, will be recognized with three sculptures "Jaguar International of the Arts".
These awards coincide with the 63rd anniversary of the library, which has become one of the most iconic buildings in...
Yolixpa, a millenary spirit drink
[ 2019-04-02 - 11:28:39 ]
By Maricruz González May. Envoy
Apulco, Mar (Notimex).- With the objective of preserving the Nahuatl ancestral wisdom, Joaquin Varela Robles elaborates the traditional Yolixpa, an alcoholic beverage with medicinal purposes.
With its characteristic dark green color, the liquor is made with more than 14 herbs, including lemon balm,...
In search of validating traditional Mayan medicine
[ 2019-03-29 - 14:17:30 ]
By Tomás Martín Correspondent
Merida, Mar (Notimex) .- The Scientific Research Center of Yucatan (Cicy, for its acronym in Spanish) seeks to scientifically validate the effectiveness of some plants that are part of traditional Mayan medicine in the treatment of various diseases.
"For many years, the way of making medicines has included the...
Works inspired by Frida Kahlo are exhibited
[ 2019-03-19 - 14:03:45 ]
Quebec, Mar (Notimex) .- Inspired by the renowned artist Frida Kahlo, icon of Mexico in the world, 23 unpublished works of an equal number of national painters are part of the exhibition "Our Frida", which is presented in Quebec.
The exhibition, mounted on the premises of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Canada, shows...
Turquoise disc offered by the mexicas is restored
[ 2019-03-14 - 12:12:00 ]
Mexico, Mar (Notimex) .- Specialists of the Museum of the Templo Mayor (MTM, for its acronym in Spanish) of Mexico City restored a turquoise disc decorated with the representations of seven warriors, which was part of one of the offerings of the Mexicas more than 500 years ago.
The restoration lasted nine months.
The specialists assembled more...
Mexica New Year celebration begins
[ 2019-03-12 - 13:06:45 ]
Mexico, (Notimex) .- Dozens of people dressed in dance costumes and accompanied by the scent of the copal celebrated in the Zócalo of Mexico City the beginning of the new Mexica year, the year 7 Carrizo.
In the center of the city, members of about 10 calpullis gathered, which are centers of prehispanic knowledge teaching.
Year 7 Carrizo...
Let´s celebrate the Day of Tequila
[ 2019-03-07 - 11:44:52 ]
Guadalajara, Mar. (Notimex) .- A week of activities and the participation of 25 restaurants and 15 tequila houses, as well as special tours, tastings, pairings, discounts and promotions, is the way Mexico will celebrate the National Tequila Day for the first time on March 16.
The president of the National Chamber of the Tequila Industry, Rodolfo...
Mexico recovers religious artistic treasures
[ 2019-03-06 - 12:21:47 ]
By Andrés Beltramo Álvarez
Rome, Mar (Notimex) .- Some 594 artistic treasures of manifestation of popular Mexican religiosity, illegally preserved in Italy, were restored by the government of that country by the Minister of Culture of Mexico, Alejandra Frausto Guerrero.
It is "ex votos", small religious paintings of gratitude for received...
Collection of Sor Juana will be registered at the UNESCO
[ 2019-02-28 - 13:54:17 ]
Mexico, Feb (Notimex) .- Sor Juana's print collection belonging to the University of the Cloister of Sor Juana will be registered as Memory of the World of Mexico at the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture.
These are old prints by Sor Juana, and a select documentary bibliographic collection that covers the end of...