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Mérida’s neighborhoods of La Ermita and Sebastian are preparing to put on a pre-Carnaval gala this coming Saturday.
With more cities and towns throwing their own festivities, Mérida's Carnaval in Xmatkuil is no longer the undisputed champion.
After nearly three years, Carnaval is slated to return to the Yucatán peninsula in full force next month.
The passing of Marcelo Sanguinetti — the Carnaval King best known as Jacarandoso I — was announced on social media by family members. He was 74.
After nearly three years, Carnaval is slated to return to Mérida in 2023.
Elephants, iguanas and a Maya princess peer beyond the overgrown bush of a large fenced-off lot with no signs explaining their existence. We hazard some guesses.
Residents of Progreso have decided to go ahead with Carnaval celebrations on Feb 26, despite a clear rebuke from City Hall.
But the plan would not see Carnaval return to Paseo de Montejo, but rather move it to the Parque de la Plancha.
https://youtu.be/RwpHysQvao4 It's been eight years since downtown Mérida celebrated Carnaval. Anyone who has moved to Mérida after 2013 probably hasn't seen it. Even before Carnaval 2021...
Despite its cancellation, Méridas's carnaval cost taxpayers over 4 million pesos. The expenses were necessary, said city hall official, Fausto Sánchez López. Most of the money...
Mayor Renán Barrera Concha has announced the cancellation of Mérida's 2021 Carnaval, which had already been scaled back to a virtual program. The Mayor made...
Mérida Mayor Renán Barrera Concha has announced that the city will not be canceling Carnaval altogether. The carnival is to be a hybrid event, with...
International pop star Juanes, who rocked Merida Fest in 2011, returns for the "Nuevo Carnaval" this year.
The Paseo de Montejo doesn't have the capacity to absorb annual Carnaval festivities, the outgoing president of the local tourism business council said.
A series of Progreso Carnaval low points included a drunken woman removing her own clothes on a DJ stage, a battle of flying beer bottles and several street fights.
Unlike Mérida, the port city still celebrates Carnaval within city limits, with a parade along the malecón and concerts on west beach. Managing it is complicated.
Does Carnaval belong in the city center, or out of town? The debate continues.
A colorful parade brought fantasy, dancing and music to Plaza Carnaval at the Xmatkuil fairgrounds.
Plaza Carnaval has been whipped into shape, in time for numerous big events that organizers hope are worth the trip.
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