2017 Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Photo: Ciudad de Oaxaca Turismo Mexico’s celebrations of Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead are world famous. Here are snapshots from 2017: Oaxaca, Mexico Day of the Dead Playlist Guadalajara, Mexico Mexico City Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient Indigenous traditions and modern …

Mexico This Month (November 2017)

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Untitled ⚡️ “Mexico This Month” November 2017 Hashtags: #mexiconow #mexicoexplained Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/925772540462579714 Mexico 11.2017 🇲🇽 Twitter @TomBuckley519 @RobledaBlanca @melisu_b @INAHmx @SEMARNAT_mx @CONANP_mx @jonjo66 @DanielHJoseph @blillehaugen @BnZunni @durangoturistic Planeta.com México Making the most of Twitter

Colibri Ecotourism Award

As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010. Currently we’re focusing efforts on staying in contact with Colibri winners via the social web. ‘Colibri’ means ‘hummingbird’ in Spanish. Winners include Steve Bridger, Gerhard Buttner, Hector Ceballos-Lascurain,Jorge Chàvez de la Peña, Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Verena Gerber, Marlene Ehrenberg, …

Chichimeca Rock Art

Chichimeca Rock Art (La gráfica rupestre chichimeca) was explored during a one-day seminar in Mexico: Key Links http://www.inah.gob.mx/es/component/jevents/icalrepeat.detail/2017/09/22/1841/-/la-grafica-rupestre-chichimeca-ciclo-de-conferencias https://www.facebook.com/events/1946253565700952 Planeta.com Indigenous Peoples México

INAH

Photo The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH, National Institute of Anthropology and History) is a Mexican federal government bureau established in 1939 to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of Mexico. INAH and the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura are tasked …

Communication and Conservation in Mexico

Mexico City – Thursday, October 26 Universum hosts a seminar on Communication and Conservation. The Spanish-language discussion will have livestreaming video beginning at 10:30am (Mexico time). Do not miss this! = ¡No faltes! Speakers include Carlos Galindo, Gustavo M. Ballesté, Jatziri Pérez, Jaime Rojo and Exequiel Ezcurra. Key Links Ecovalor http://ecovalor.mx https://livestream.com/CienciaUNAM/ecovalormx https://www.facebook.com/EcoValor-Mx-205791496441661 Universum Universum, …

Mexican Proverbs (Dichos Mexicanos)

Ayuuk Chickens So many favorite Mexican proverbs. Many, many thanks to friends who patiently explained literal translations and deeper meanings. Los lunes ni las gallinas ponen. Monday even the hens don’t lay eggs. El que tiene tienda que la atienda, o si no que la venda. Who has a store tends to it. If not, …

Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy #VFMGM

The Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy will be held from October 5-8 at the National Arts Center (Cenart) in Mexico City. Hashtag: #VFMGM The event features  80 traditional Mexican cooks and 50 food and food specialists from Mexico, the United States and Canada. Chiapas, Guanajuato, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Sinaloa and Tabasco among the gastronomic destinations that will be present. This year, …