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Mexican artist's sculpture unveiled in Louvre Plaza
[ 2018-11-14 - 16:29:21 ]
Paris (Notimex) - A red, bronze sculpture by Mexican artist Javier Marín was inaugurated in the Louvre Plaza in Paris.
The piece is titled "Reflection VII," and will be at the iconic Parisian location until January 7.
"It's a real privilege to be here. I've been in many cities but as they say where I'm from: Paris is Paris. It's a wonderful city...
Museums and archaeological sites prepare Day of the Dead activities
[ 2018-10-25 - 15:17:23 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Museums and archaeological sites across Mexico are preparing several cultura activities to celebrate the traditional Day of the Dead on November 1 and 2.
Day of the Dead was declared an Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003.
The National Anthropology Museum set up a traditional altar with seasonal fruits, dishes, bread, candles...
Francisco Toledo Day of the Dead exhibit in Toronto
[ 2018-10-22 - 13:01:42 ]
Toronto (Notimex) - A collection of pieces by Mexican artist Francisco Toledo with a Day of the Dead theme will be inaugurated this week at the Artscape Wychwood Barns in Toronto.
The exhibit, called "When the Tecolote Sings," includes paintings, engravings and sculptures, and includes 11 artists: Ed Pien, Luis Rojas, Jesús Mora, Patricia Deadman,...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...