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The Three Wise Men Celebration. Dia de Reyes

The Three Wise Men Celebration. Dia de Reyes January 5, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Christmas is not over yet! Every January 6th, in most of the Catholic countries of the world, there’s a celebration called Epiphany, that celebrates the revelation of Christ as a human being to the non-jewish world. In Spain, the Epiphany coincides with the celebration of the Three Wise Men, combining...

New Year’s Eve in Puebla!

New Year’s Eve in Puebla! December 27, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Christmas is over and is time to start thinking about New Year’s Celebrations. If you are lucky enough to be spending New Year’s Eve in Puebla or other place in central Mexico, here’s a guide of some traditions and rituals to receive the new year: You have to eat 12 grapes at 12:00, one for...

Posadas, Piñatas and Gifts. A Mexican Christmas Celebration

Posadas, Piñatas and Gifts. A Mexican Christmas Celebration December 23, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Spending Christmas in Mexico is surely an experience you need to have once in your life. We have so many events and celebrations you won’t get bored. Plus, it’s not as cold as in other places, and I’ve heard that is always a good thing. Giant Piñata We start on December 16th with Posadas...

Experience a Safari in the Middle of the Night!

Experience a Safari in the Middle of the Night! December 21, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Can you imagine witnessing two lions eating in the middle of the night? Or a wolf howling to the moon just 16 feet from you? Would you believe me if I told you all this is possible in Puebla? It is! All this and more is what you can experience in the Night Safari at Africam Safari in the Valsequillo...

Where Does the Nativity Scene Tradition Comes From?

Where Does the Nativity Scene Tradition Comes From? December 20, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Why do we set a Nativity Scene at christmas? Legend has it San Francisco de Asis (Saint Francis of Assisi) was the creator of this tradition around 1223. He wanted to revive the moment when Jesus was born in Bethlehem so everybody could understand better what the Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph had to go...

Puebla: Where the Mexican Revolution Really Began

Puebla: Where the Mexican Revolution Really Began November 16, 2010 | Events | Read More
Remember two months ago I told you abut the big celebrations planned for the anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican Independence 200 years ago? Well, now we have another big celebration coming on too! On November 20, 1910 the Mexican Revolution began, so on saturday we’ll be celebration 100 years...

Altar de Muertos (Altar of the Dead)

Altar de Muertos (Altar of the Dead) October 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Altar de Muertos is an important part of the Dia de Muertos, since is the way the deceased can find their way back home. But in order for it to attract the soul of a beloved one, it must have some elements that will make the journey easy. This is the most colorful and attractive part of this celebration....

Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) October 26, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
We’re just 5 days away from the Dia de Muertos! This is a very famous celebration in Mexico, and one of the most important days of the year. This celebration began way before the Spaniard arrived to Mexico, so it’s probably one of the oldest festivities in the continent. It’s also one of the most...

Puebla’s New Mural Movement

Puebla’s New Mural Movement September 22, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Mexican art is worldwide known for the muralist movement that, around 1920, invaded the walls of every important building in the country, and eventually, in the world. Artists like Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros created enormous murals depicting their social and political...

Viva Mexico!

Viva Mexico! September 16, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Yes! Is that time of the year! Today at 11:00pm all over Mexico you’ll hear the Viva Mexico! cry. But, what does that cry means? And, what are Mexicans really celebrating on September 15 and 16? Well, I’m glad you asked. At the beginning of the XIX century Mexico was still under the government of...
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