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Mérida Fest 2018

From January 4 to 21, enjoy the celebrations from Mérida Fest. The city of Mérida was founded on January 6, 1542, on the remains of the Maya city of Ichcaanziho…

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Happy Holidays!

As you can see by our cover photo, the intrepid Yucatán Today team came across a very special traveler in Progreso the other day! In case you are not so…

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The Celebration of the Protective Mother: The Virgin of Guadalupe

On foot, on a bicycle, on a pilgrimage, with a torch or a banner, from long distances and from almost any point of the city: only the Mestiza virgin can…

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Celebrating Saint Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony of Padua is one of the most well-known and popular saints, especially among women who turn to him for help finding a mate. He is also an emblematic…

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El Hipil

Typical Garment Worn by Mestizas Influenced by the Spanish, the typical dress of Mestizas is the “terno”. It consists of three pieces: the “jubón”, which is a square lapel that…

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Holy Week and Easter

Easter is one of the most important Christian holidays. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after he was crucified. In México, where 90% of the population is Catholic, Easter…

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Carnaval Mérida: The Fiesta that Unites us

This month of February marks an iconic annual event in our city: Carnaval de Mérida in the Plaza Carnaval in Xmatkuil, and as always it promises to be filled with…

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The Burning of the Old Year

“I don’t forget the old year because it gave me many good things” (song by Crescencio Salcedo) There isn’t a New Year’s Eve party that doesn’t include in its music…

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Three Kings Fair in Tizimín

One of the most important annual celebrations in Yucatán, and the state’s oldest, is the “Feria de Reyes” (three kings fair) in Tizimin, a city located in the east of…

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Christmas Festivities in Mérida

If you decide to stay in the beautiful city of Mérida for the Christmas season, you can participate in many religious, traditional, and celebratory activities, all of them full of…

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Celebrating “Mamá Linda”

Once again, it is time to celebrate “Mamá Linda,” physically or spiritually, in Izamal. Who is Mamá Linda? She is the Queen and Patron of Yucatán, the Lady of the…

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Festival of the Souls

The Ayuntamiento de Mérida works to make sure the city is a reference point for traditions and culture, and this year you will once again be able to enjoy the…

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Traditional Sweets

Delight yourself with the Traditional Sweets from Yucatán When you eat in Yucatán, there is a very important moment that requires making a choice with your eyes…and of course with…

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Fiestas in Yucatán: Los Gremios

When you come to México, you immediately notice its cultural richness, whether in the streets, in the markets, or in the people themselves. Fiestas seem to be happening all the…

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Independence Festivities

“El 16 de septiembre de 1810, nació nuestra Independencia, gloriosos 810…” Mexican song Everything started in the early morning hours of September 16, 1810 in the town of Dolores, with…

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Home Run! Los Leones de Yucatán

The story of this popular baseball team began 62 years ago with their debut in the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol, thanks to businessmen Álvaro Ponce Vidiella and Humberto Abimerhi Abimerhi….

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Holy Week and Easter

Easter is one of the most important Christian holidays. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after he was crucified. In Yucatán, where 90% of the population is Catholic, Easter…

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Posheria

Posheria is a project begun in 2010 in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, with the purpose of rescuing and dignifying “pox” (pronounced “posh”), a traditional beverage from the indigenous…

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“Confidant” Chairs (Las Sillas Confidentes)

Situated in the famous and colorful town of Bokobá, you can see a pair of chairs bathed in yellow. You have probably seen similar chairs in parks all over Yucatán,…

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