COLOV 2018

Oaxaca City hosts the 8th Coloquium of Otomangan and neighboring languages (8vo Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y vecinas, COLOV). The event takes place this week at Biblioteca de Investigación Juan de Córdova in the San Pablo Center, Independencia #904. Hashtags: #COLOV2018, #COLOV8 Key Links https://www.colov.org The Colloquium on Otomanguean and Neighboring Languages ​​(COLOV) is a …

ByT Band 6th Anniversary

Oaxaca City, Mexico – Popular local band ByT (Blandas y Tlayudas) celebrates its sixth anniversary today (April 21) with a bus trip from Oaxaca City to Santa Maria el Tule. ¡Súbale, súbaleee! Concert Saturday, April 28 at the Balneario Ejidal Santa Lucía (across from URSE Rosario) starting at 10am. Key Links http://bytband.marcop.com.mx https://www.youtube.com/user/bytbandoaxaca https://twitter.com/bytband Tweets …

Veracruz

Photo: Steve Bridger, 2004 Veracruz is bordered by the states of Tamaulipas to the north, San Luis Potosí and Hidalgo to the west, Puebla to the southwest, Oaxaca and Chiapas to the south, and Tabasco to the southeast. On its east, Veracruz has a significant share of the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico. Planeta.com …

Cuernavaca

Photo: Arches The city of Cuernavaca (elevation: 1,548 meters, 4,856 feet) boasts one of the most agreeable climates in the country and is adorned with colorful flowers year-round, earning the moniker “land of eternal spring.” History Capital of the state of Morelos, Cuernavaca has a storied past. What is today the state of Morelos was …

Mexico Hosts #TianguisTuristico2018

Buzzwords Mazatlán, Mexico hosts the annual Tianguis Turístico April 15-18, 2018. Hashtag: #TianguisTurístico2018 Key Links http://tianguisturisticomexico.com.mx Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Is there a directory of Indigenous-owned tourism services? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México

The latest in the series of videos from Seminario Cocinas en México: Amalia Attolini talks about Mexico City’s markets and kitchens. Key Links Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México – Seminario Cocinas en México 2018 http://static.ow.ly/docs/Amalia%20Attolini%20mercados%20mayas_7s0D.pdf Planeta.com México Mexico’s Culinary Histories What’s Cooking in Mexico’s Kitchens? Food, Health and Cultivating Communities …

Durango, Mexico

Photo: Catedrales e Iglesias, Parroquia Sagrado Corazón de Jesús, Cd Lerdo Durango is a state in northern Mexico. From the Pacific Ocean to the Sonoran Desert, the state has a variety of environmental and cultural attractions. Embedded Tweets La #SierraMadreOccidental en #Durango es un de los recursos mas ricos y aprovechables que tenemos, no podemos …

Tequesquitengo

Tequesquitengo, Morelos is located on the shores of Lake Tequesquitengo. The name comes from the Nahuatl language, composed of two words: Tequixquitl = tequezquite (sodium carbonate), tenco = place on the shore, and that means “Place on the shore of tequezquite.” Locals call the town “Teques.” Spotlight on Barranca Honda Gracias @TopiltzinCM por enseñarme a …

Oaxaca Easter 2018

Photos and tweets from Oaxaca, Mexico during Easter Week and Holy Week 2018. Special spotlight on the artisans and artists. Suggestions welcome as we curate Facebook posts and tweets. Request – Please show us photos from the local markets, fairs and altars. If you take pictures of people, please ask their permission. Viernes de Dolores …

SXSW 2018: Mexico Connections

The Austin-Mexico connection is strong  and one of our favorite features from SxSW are the panels and forums focusing on Mexico March 8-14. The mission of Casa Mexico SXSW is to display Mexico’s status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture …