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Science & Tech
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...
Dancer Elisa Carrillo to be honored in Russia
[ 2019-01-21 - 11:19:41 ]
By Juan Carlos Castellanos C.
Mexico, Ene (Notimex).- The Mexican Elisa Carrillo Cabrera, first dancer of the Staatsballett Berlin (State Ballet of Berlin), will be distinguished with the prize "Alma de la danza" 2019 granted by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the editors of the "Ballet" magazine.
In an interview from Berlin,...
Juan O'Gorman remembered 37 years after his death
[ 2019-01-18 - 14:44:45 ]
Mexico (Notimex).- The National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBAL, for its acronym in Spanish) recalled on January 18 Juan O'Gorman, one of the most important and influential artists of the twentieth century in Mexico, 37 years after his death.
O'Gorman, considered the father of modern architecture, was born on July 6, 1905 in the capital...
Isaac Hernández successfully presents the "Swan Lake" in England
[ 2019-01-18 - 14:12:36 ]
London, (Notimex) .- Mexican dancer Isaac Hernandez, with his company English National Ballet, successfully presented "The Swan Lake" at the London Coliseum.
The version of the ballet he played was created in 1997 by the choreographer Derek Deane, designed for the theaters with a proscenium arch, the most common design in those spaces during the...
Caves in Guerrero are setting for Adrian Justus concert
[ 2018-12-04 - 12:10:42 ]
Placaya (Notimex) - The caves of Cacahuamilpa, in the state of Guerrero, were the setting for a concert by violinist Adrian Justus and the Philarmonic Orchestra of Acacpulo.
The concert was part of the 81st anniversary of the National Silver Fair.
The pieces featured in the concert were by composer Camile Senssant and ended with the traditional...
Oaxaca celebrates Revolution Day
[ 2018-11-20 - 18:44:47 ]
Oaxaca (Notimex) - The state of Oaxaca celebrated the 108th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution with public parades led by the state's police and military personnel.
The parade took place along the central streets of Oaxaca city.
Taking part in the parade were two monumental flags, 2,319 athletes, 39 support vehicles, four parade floats, 20...