Learn the details of the Oaxaca and Guelaguetza Festival in Mérida. Here we leave you the schedules, dates and events that will be presented.
With the participation of 45 exhibitors, another edition of the Oaxaca festival and the Guelaguetza will be held in Mérida.
As in the 19 previous editions, the festival will feature a craft and gastronomic expo, as well as a sample of the La Guelaguetza cultural festival.
The announcement was made by Alberto Vázquez Sánchez, general director of the Oaxaca, Art, Fiesta and Tradition Cultural Group, at a press conference he offered at the Olimpo cultural center.
“It means a tradition and a custom that we have in Oaxaca in its eight regions and 570 municipalities. For us, giving, sharing, the responsibility to give the best of our peoples has a deep meaning, that is the meaning of Guelaguetza”, he highlighted.
Oaxaca Festival and the Guelaguetza in Mérida 2022 dates and times
The Oaxaca Festival and the Guelaguetza in Mérida will take place from February 20 to March 6 at the Parque de la Paz, near the Parque Zoologico del Centenario.
Hours will be 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
What to see in Guelaguetza in Mérida?
During this period, people will find a wide variety of Oaxacan products such as typical clothing, filigree from the Isthmus, black clay, and alebrijes.
Gastronomy will also occupy an important place in the event where it will be possible to enjoy tlayudas, tamales, quesillo, grasshoppers and black mole; Of course, you can not miss the traditional snow.
Events of the Oaxaca Festival and the Guelaguetza in Mérida 2022
In the cultural part, attendees will be able to enjoy the weekends of Oaxacan and Yucatecan troubadours, and in the framework of the month of women, there will be an Oaxacan poet in the Zapotec language.
On March 5 and 6 at 6 p.m., the Guelaguetza show will be presented, which is recognized as a cultural heritage of humanity.
Around 50 artists participate in the Guelaguetza in Mérida, including musicians and dancers.
Before the presentation, Vázquez Sánchez acknowledged that the festival has been well received in Mérida and other municipalities where it has been presented for twelve years. “Shortened the distance between Monte Albán and Chichén Itzá through culture”.
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