September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz

Poster: La Cosecha Market Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The country celebrates September 29 as Día Nacional del Maíz (National Corn Day). Hashtag: #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Planeta.com is curating tweets, photos and Facebook events that show off the variety and vulnerability of traditional corn in …

Mexico City Metro

Embedded Tweets ¿Sabes cómo ver el mapa del Metro en Google Maps? > https://t.co/ZavjWdQEOy pic.twitter.com/m1tiHxcJFa — Instituto de Geografía UNAM (@IGeografiaUNAM) June 30, 2019 #Metro lleno de #Colores pic.twitter.com/OdD1dLuoKx — Yris Sierra (@yrisita_spooky) September 15, 2018 Artwork of Keith Haring, from my home town in Pennsylvania. I get a kick out of it every time …

Fiestas Patrias 2018

Mexico flag Celebrating the 2018 Mexican Independence Day weekend around the world: Grito de Dolores (on the evening of September 15) and Aniversario de la Independencia (September 16) commemorate Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s Grito de Dolores — on September 16, 1810, in the village of Dolores, near Guanajuato. Hidalgo called for the end of …

Guanajuato Links

Guanajuato flag Links related to Guanajuato, Mexico presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines This Charming Mexican City Was Voted the Best in the World for the 2nd Year in a Row – Travel and Leisure Travel Guide to Guanajuato, Mexico: Love at First Sight Flickr gtoexperience Tourism portals http://www.vamosaguanajuato.com http://www.guanajuato.gob.mx/gto/turismo.php http://www.guanajuato.mx/gtomx https://twitter.com/secturgto Government Guanajuato San …

Mexico’s National Tourism Forum

Elsewhere on the Web Foro Nacional de Turismo (National Tourism Forum) – Mexico Key Links http://foronacionaldeturismo.org http://foronacionaldeturismo.org/quienes-somos/ https://www.facebook.com/foronalturismo https://twitter.com/foronalturismo Events Mexico City hosts national tourism forum Elsewhere on the Web Fonatur participa Realizan 1er Foro de Sustentabilidad en la Promoción Turística Señalan los retos del turismo sustentable Videos https://www.facebook.com/foronalturismo El #XVIForoTurismo recibe a los Candidatos …

Fiestas Patrias (México)

Mexico flag Símbolos Patrios = Patriotic Symbols Bandera = Flag Constitución = Constitution Escudo nacional Grito = Himno nacional = National Anthem Mezcal Pozole Tequila Flickr Green, White, Red Ensayo = Essay En Oaxaca como en todo México, es típico que a finales del mes de agosto y hasta el día de la Independencia, que …

Mexico City Hosts Festival of Indigenous Cultures

Mexico City – Recapping last week’s Fifth Festival of Indigenous Cultures, Peoples and Original Neighborhoods originating in Mexico City (Quinta Fiesta de las Culturas Indígenas, Pueblos y Barrios Originarios de la Ciudad de México), August 24 to September 2. Join us! = ¡Acompáñanos! Key Links http://data.cultura.cdmx.gob.mx/culturasindigenas https://twitter.com/FiestaIndigena Questions Is there a directory of exhibitors? = …

Otomí

Indigenous Peoples The Otomí are an Indigenous people of Mexico inhabiting the central Mexican Plateau (Altiplano) region. Embedded Tweets Asiste al conversatorio de la exposición “Oculto y a la Vista de Todos. Sistema Ceremonial Otomí” con la participación de Daniela Peña Salinas y Arturo Hernandez Dávila. Jueves 30 Agosto, 17:30 hrs. #Entradalibre pic.twitter.com/sImd9IZnrf — Museo …

Mexico 2018 Informe

Hashtags Informe = State of the nation document presented by Mexico’s president on September 1. The oral message is a private affair that takes place a day or two later. This year, President Enrique Peña Nieto will deliver his message related to his Sexto Informe on September 3. Hashtag: #6toInforme Key Links https://www.gob.mx/informe https://www.gob.mx/presidencia https://www.facebook.com/gobmx …

Desierto de los Leones National Park

Photo, Alejandro Castañeda A short, hour drive from downtown Mexico City takes you to the fresh air and the dense pine and oak forests of Desierto de los Leones, Mexico’s first national park. Located in the 3,000-meter high mountains on the southwestern side of the valley, the abundant springs were the major water source for …