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

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

 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

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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Gringos for Mexico?

“If you want to know exactly why a “gringo” like me supports Mexico so much, please read my article “How Mexicans can make America great” says  Lincoln Smith. Lincoln is a US citizen, originally from Oregon. He has been working in a Factory in Ciudad Juarez for 10 years . He is very familiar with the border situation

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Spring Equinox in Las Labradas

Sinaloa’s Government  invites everyone to the Spring Equinox celebration at Las Labradas  on March, 19 and 20,  with various tourism, scientific and cultural activities taking place. On Sunday March 19, starting at 6:00 pm will be a welcome to the beach camp, astronomical observation through telescopes and sessions in a mobile telescope vehicle as well as

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Women who changed the world

Literary mastery, pioneering science, life-saving discoveries and actions for peace and human rights – achievements of women around the world awarded the Nobel Prize.

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2017 Mazatlan’s Moto Week…coming soon..

Get your bike ready and practice your acrobatics because the 2017 edituion of Semana de la Moto will be held from April 19 to 23, OR buy earplugs if you are not a fan! In its 22nd year, this traditional Mazatlan event will gather more than 15,000 motorcyclists from all over Mexico, Canada, USA and elsewhere who come

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Canadians get together in Mazatlan

Sinaloa’s Tourism Secretary and Canada’s Consulate in Mexico organized an information session and cocktail for the Canadian Community living in Mazatlan. About 400 Canadians attended the get together at Mazatlan’s Aquarium. Rachelle Dalton, consul and first Secretary of the Canadian Embassy in Mexico and Wendy Hardouin, Mazatlan’s Consular officer,  led the informative session about consular services. They

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55,000 show up in Olas Altas!!!

Olas Altas saw a record 55,000 attendees for the Julion Alvarez’s Show. “We are happy to have the presence of Julion, there is no doubt that he receives the love and affection of all Mazatlecos ” said Mayor, Fernando Pucheta. Julion  was got his start in the music business in Mazatlan Julio Alvarez, known as Julion, was born in

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2017 Carnival Parade!

Traditional Banda music, colorful and magnificent floats, elegant costumes, crazy animals (alebrijes), dances, dragons, tons of Pacifico beer, joy and excitement, all contributed to the 2017 Mazatlan Carnival. An estimated 400, 000 revelers lined the street from Olas Altas to Valentinos. attendees enjoyed this event.

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Carnaval Program

Mazatlan  is ready to welcome more than 600,000 visitors for the 2017 Carnaval celebrations from February 23 to 28. Mazatlan’s Carnival is labelled the most important in Mexico and the 3rd largest on an international level. According to the Tourism Ministry hotel booking are under 90% and the economic benefit to Mazatlan will be about $200 million pesos.

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Mazaltan’s Carnaval history

Carnival has been celebrated in Mazatlan since Colonial times. During the 19th Century, prior to Easter Mazatlecos indulged in excesses that were prohibited the rest of the year and most were considered sinful. These celebrations were uncontrolled and sometimes, mounted police tried to enforce order, even instituting taxes for the use of costumes. In 1827, some soldiers

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