06. 11. 2012
London celebrates Mexico’s Day of the Dead Festival

London celebrates Mexico’s Day of the Dead Festival

London’s celebrated underground art venue, the Old Vic Tunnels, was positively abuzz from 31st October to 3rd November. The sights, sounds and flavours of a great Mexican cultural tradition, Día de los Muertos, were...

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01. 11. 2012
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Simply Sweet Apps recently released an iPhone app for Dia de los Muertos

Simply Sweet Apps have created an iPhone/iPad app in honour of Day of the Dead, a traditional family-oriented Mexican holiday. The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is a two-day celebration...

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01. 11. 2012
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The Vibrant State of Oaxaca Celebrates “Day of the Dead”

Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s most vibrant states, is located in southwestern Mexico and is best known for its indigenous cultures. The Central Valley of Oaxaca is well known for its archaeological sites, culture...

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29. 10. 2012
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Mexico creates Tomas Segovia Prize to honour literary translations

The Tomas Segovia award is the newest Mexican literary prize to be created by Conaculta, the National Culture and Arts Council of Mexico. The prize recognises translations that “bring the Hispanic literary tradition...

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08. 10. 2012
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Mexican photographer, Ulises Castellanos, Shines in London Through His Recent Work “Mexico City: Invisible City”

Mexican photographer Ulises Castellanos recently presented a selection of his work in London. “Mexico City: Invisible City” was the name of his latest portfolio of photos featuring images of modern Mexico. Through the lens of...

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26. 06. 2012
Cecilia Vicuña and John Dugger with a model of the 1974 Chile Vencerá banner
(Photo Credit: http://www.escala.org.uk/news/1337900400/escala-at-pinta-2012)

Pinta, The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show, in London

The innovatively creative, Pinta, The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show, traveled to London for the third time this year on June 7-10. The art show was hosted by the Essex Collection...

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25. 06. 2012
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Mexico City’s symbolism and spirituality now on display in London through the Artwork of Alinka Echeverria

Artist Alinka Echeverria’s art is currently on display at the EB & Flow Gallery in Shoreditch, London. Echeverria is one of the most renowned artists coming out of Mexico City and her art...

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22. 06. 2012
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Mexico Today

Mexico Today is part of an initiative to provide the latest information on tourism and travel to Mexico, Mexican culture, efforts for sustainability and the environment in Mexico, the economy of Mexico, and...

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31. 05. 2012
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Acclaimed Mexican director Carlos Reygadas takes home Best Director prize at Cannes

Prolific Mexican director Carlos Reygadas made quite a splash at the Cannes film festival this May. The Mexico City-born director, known for his fiery temperament and his unconventional filmmaking style, took home the...

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31. 05. 2012
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Mexico Mourns a Literary Legend

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico’s most celebrated novelist, died last week at the age of 83. The controversial globetrotting author – who spent much of his life writing in London – will always be remembered...

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