39.- Tlalpujahua magical town hosts fantasy film festival [ 2018-09-21 - 14:22:08 ] Tlalpujahua (Notimex) – The magical town of Tlalpujahua, in the state of Michoacán, is hosting the Feratum Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Festival.
The central theme for the festival is Mexican myths and legends and will include showings of some 12 international productions.
“We’ve reached the seventh edition of the festival, seven...
38.- London's Marion Friedmann gallery presents contemporary Mexican design [ 2018-09-20 - 12:10:07 ] London (Notimex) - The Marion Friedmann gallery in central London has opened an exhibition of contemporary Mexican design. 
The exhibition includes unique pieces made from obsidian, ceramics, black clay, as well as jewellery and garments. 
The objects were carefully chosen among 30 Mexican designers. 
"Some of them are well known artists, but...
37.- Amalia Hernández ballet gives special Independence Day performance [ 2018-09-17 - 16:24:08 ] Mexico (Notimex) - The world renown Amalia Hernández traditional Mexican ballet gave a special Independence Day performance on Saturday, September 15 at the Bellas Artes palace in Mexico City. 
The show, called "Así te abraza México" (This is how Mexico hugs you), was accompanied by the Carlos Chávez Orchestra. 
During the two hours of the show,...
36.- Cuicuilco museum celebrates 70th anniversary [ 2018-09-06 - 11:42:14 ] Mexico (Notimex) - The Cuicuilco archaeological site museum is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a series of conferences at the National College of History and Anthropology. 
The museum will show some 200 pieces that were recovered from the area between 1967 and 2006. 
"This is the first time these pieces will be shown to the public. The objects...
35.- 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...
34.- 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...
33.- 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...
32.- 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.
The...
31.- 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...
30.- 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.
"I'm...