Video – Damian Ortega Mexican Plastic Artist

Video – Damian Ortega Mexican Plastic Artist

Mexican artist Damián Ortega is known for the intriguing sculptures, drawings and films that he makes using everyday materials. One of his best-known works, Domestic Cosmogon, was made when he was commissioned to make a sculpture for the opening of the Jumex Museum in Mexico City. Source: Bloomberg

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Cruise Industry Mazatlan

Cruise Industry Mazatlan

 

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Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Mexico’s Indigenous appoint female Presidential candidate

Zapatistas and the Mexican National Indigenous Congress have nominated Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a woman practicing traditional pre-Hispanic medicine, as the first indigenous independent Presidential candidate for Mexico’s 2018 election. The assembly included delegates from 32 states for a total of 848 delegates from 58 Mexican indigenous communities. Most notably, Patrico Martinez received the

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Illegal immigration: You would do it too

Illegal immigration: You would do it too

Gringos for Mexico video  

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2017 Moto Parade!

2017 Moto Parade!

Babies, girls, Grandpas & Grandmas, motopolice… everybody had fun in the parade of the 2017 Motoweek. Luxury, original and modified motorcycles, ATV’s, monster ATV and customized vehicles could be seen on the Malecon. Almost all day long, Avenida del Mar was taken over by the motos and bikers who enjoyed the spectacular view of Sea of Cortez.

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Last Art Walk day!

Last Art Walk day!

Today, April 7 is the last Artwalk of the Season. Shop all of your favorite galleries and visit the artist´s studios. It is a unique and fun evening in Centro Historico! Artwalk Friday, April 7 Centro Historico 4 – 8 pm Free

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3rd Edition of Holi Fest in Mazatlan!

3rd Edition of Holi Fest in Mazatlan!

Holi is an ancient Hindu festival, known as the festival of colors or the Festival of love. The festival represents the light’s winter ending and the spring light awakening lots of color. It is celebrated all over India and now around the world, and it’s is all about partying and enjoyment. Holi is also celebrated in Mazatlan

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Mazatlan is getting ready for Tianguis 2018

Mazatlan is getting ready for Tianguis 2018

“Mazatlán is getting ready to be a First class City for the 2018 Touristic Tianguis. We will surprise visitors and there will be no doubts about us as the best destination in Northwest Mexico”, said Mayor Fernando Pucheta during his speech at the breakfast “Friends of Mazatlan” held at the Tourism Tianguis in Acapulco, Sinaloa’s Governor, Quirino Ordaz said

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Meet Sergio a talented Mexican kid

Meet Sergio a talented Mexican kid

Sergio Vargas Escoruela asked for three Christmas presents: a piano, a battery and a guitar. Instead of all that, he received a keyboard and took lessons with teacher Mariana Chabukiani. Only a couple of months later he had his first piano recital – in June 2013 at a theater in Torreón. He was eight years old.

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El Sinaloense song

El Sinaloense song

Sinaloense is the song that represents Sinaloa and has been interpreted by hundreds of local and international artists. The composer is Severiano Briseño, a musician from San Luis Potosí. In 1943 Briseno arrived in Sinaloa with some friends that in the middle of a drinking session demanded him to write a corrido (popular song) to Sinaloa. This video is a

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Handcraft Expo in Mazatlan

Handcraft Expo in Mazatlan

The Expo’s objective is to support and promote the handicraft traditions of Mexican culture and is showcasing 200 participants from 20 states in Mexico and 4 guest countries: Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Turkey at Soriana Rafael Buelna parking lot from March 17 to April 3.   Products are available for sale to the general public. Offerings include

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Spring Equinox Celebration at Labradas

Spring Equinox Celebration at Labradas

More than 3,000 local and international visitors made the trek to the Las Labradas to celebrate the 2017 Spring Equinox. Dressed in white, the visitors enjoyed sun salutations, a Mayo-Yoreme dance and ancient energy rituals to welcome the change in seasons.

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St. Patrick’s Battalion in Mexico

St. Patrick’s Battalion in Mexico

The St. Patrick’s Battalion – known in Spanish as el Batallón de los San Patricios – was a Mexican army unit comprised primarily of Irish Catholics who had defected from the invading US army during the Mexican-American War. In the U.S. army, the Irish were considered inferior soldiers and given dirty jobs. They were forced

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2017 Mazatlan Jazz Fest

2017 Mazatlan Jazz Fest

 This is MUST-Attend event!   Program: April, 4 – 8:00 pm  NY Jazz Trisome  Angela Peralta Teather April, 5 – 8:00 pm Gala Dinner- Louise Phelan  – Plazuela Machado April, 6 – 7:00 pm – Gorso Trisome – Plazuela Machado 9:00 pm – Adrian Oropeza- Plazuela Machado April, 7 – 6:00 pm – Alan Gonzalez

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Cultura 2017 Spring Season

Cultura 2017 Spring Season

At Casa Hass, Raul Rico Director of Cultura and Mayor Fernando Pucheta, led a presentation of Cultura’s Spring Season from March, 16 to July, 14. Ballet, dance, theater, opera, music concerts, gallery show and more would be part of the season’s program. See the program here Remarkable events during this season are: April 4 to

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