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Replica of the Mask of Calakmul is exhibited in Spain
[ 2019-02-27 - 12:22:51 ]
Mexico, Feb (Notimex) .- The House of Mexico in Spain will exhibit until April the replica of the Mask of Calakmul, one of the most important funeral pieces of the Mayan culture.
With the exhibition "The Mask of Calakmul. Universe of jade", organized by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), visitors will appreciate the...
The Pueblo del Maiz offers a tour of the Mayan culture
[ 2019-02-25 - 12:43:54 ]
By Iván Santiago
Cozumel, Feb (Notimex) .- The smell of incense, music, and dance welcome visitors to Pueblo del Maíz, a place that invites to learn about the importance of Mayan religion, commerce and culture on the island of Cozumel.
It is a journey into the past; to know their way of life, agriculture, gastronomy, their Gods, their...
Boston to exhibit Frida Kahlo
[ 2019-02-22 - 12:17:00 ]
Boston, Feb (Notimex).- For the first time in history, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston will present an exhibition on the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, from June 27 to 16.
The exhibition "Frida Kahlo y Arte Popular" shows the passion for Mexican culture objects such as decorated ceramics, embroidered fabrics, toys for children and votive offerings,...
Mother tongues are world heritage
[ 2019-02-20 - 12:59:02 ]
By Javier González Sánchez. Correspondent
Puebla, Feb (Notimex) .- Those who speak a native language of Mexico should feel proud because they carry and keep alive a world heritage, said Karina Fascinetto Zago, a professor at the College of Linguistics and Hispanic Literature of the Benemérita Autonomous University of Puebla (BUAP, for its...
Callejoneadas, a must-see tradition in Álamos
[ 2019-02-18 - 13:45:17 ]
By Claudia Pacheco Ocampo
Álamos, Feb (Notimex).- The "callejoneadas" of Alamos are the pretext to admire the emblematic sites and the cobblestone streets of this city.
"It consists of walking through the alleys the town, mainly on the Palacio's street", said Ramsés Acuña, member of Alfonso Ortiz tirado' tuna, with 25 years of existence.
"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...