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Mérida has kicked off an international Pok ta Pok tournament, also known as the "Mayan ball game" World Cup.
Mérida's international tango festival is set to return for a full calendar week starting Nov. 25.
The sudden appearance of a giant hammock in downtown Mérida is drawing eyes.
This weekend the small, rural community of Tzucmuc in the municipality of Chankom opened its very own community library.
In Mexico, Reed is remembered as “that crazy gringo” who witnessed the Mexican Revolution and befriended Pancho Villa.
Reenactments of the Mayan Pok Ta Pok ceremony returned Wednesday to Mérida’s Plaza Grande.
Under the slogan “Desplegando mundos, arribando a sueños” (“Unfolding worlds, arriving at dreams”), the FYE has invited 14 groups from Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Canada for face-to-face and digital activities.
A Cempasúchil garden in the small town of Tetiz will open to visitors for eight days starting Nov. 30.
It is a mixed altar, honoring both adults and minors. For this reason, it is decorated with both black and colored candles, as well as toys. It displays multiple vases with traditional marigolds — cempasúchil flowers, and palms, as well as photos, traditional dishes, and memories from the departed.
Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical mythical creatures. Though originally made only of paper-mâché, wooden variations have also become popular since the 1940s.
As the weeks continue to fly by, Yucatecos are eagerly awaiting the arrival of one of the region’s favorite holidays, Hanal Pixán — Yucatán’s version of Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
The Dresden Codex is a Mayan book believed to be the oldest surviving book written in the Americas, dating to the 11th or 12th century.
Enamora Mérida began as an idea by Montserrat Pastrana to cheer up the city and offer up a little hope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Casas Gemelas are a pair of French-style mansions built in the early 20th century. Their construction began in 1906 and they were inaugurated on Dec. 24, 1911.
Locally organized rock, rap, and hip-hop concerts, as well as talks, plays, sports demonstrations, forums, and graffiti will be offered free of charge this Friday and Saturday.
As was the case during the last spring equinox, Chichén Itzá closed for three days as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19.
We think that the serenades are learning the necessary measurements very quickly to be able to open this show,” says Mérida's director of Culture.
Maya language poet María Elisa Chavarrea Chim received an award from Yucatán Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal, who honored her work.
Film production in Yucatán got its start in 1938 with the film "La Golondrina," which was about Alma Reed, an American journalist who...
Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal vowed to expand Yucatan's Casa de la Cultura program.
A concert and a fashion show, two rained-out Noche Blanca events, are back on the schedule.
The people have spoken, and their list of seven top cultural treasures has a heavy favorite: The Cathedral.