The city of Monterrey, with a population in excess of 3.4 million, is Mexico’s third largest city and high tech/industrial centerpiece. Monterrey also enjoys the distinction of being one of Latin America’s more enchanting cosmopolitan centers.
by Peter Colman on June 1, 2011 in Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts, Business and Economy, Colonial Destinations, Conferences, Conventions, Culture, Dance, Education, Festivals, History, Industries, Music, Northern Mexico, Nuevo Leon, Regions & States, Uncategorized, Visual Arts
For over ten years, Jay Dunn has been criss-crossing Africa, Asia, the Americas and Mexico in search of an elusive and complex human specie. His passion and mission are both aesthetic and humanitarian at heart. His welcomed weapon of choice – his camera.
February 2nd is the date when Mexican people celebrate “El Día de la Vírgen de la Candelaria” (the Day of the Candle-mas Virgin ). The ’Lime-Light Virgin’ is another representative form of the Virgin Mary.
Mexican families have many ways to celebrate Christmas. But there is something that all of them have in common: the “family spirit”…This is Christmas, to know that Jesus’s birth means love. I wish you all a very merry Christmas.
Among the first to feel the primal dance urge in today’s Mexico were the ancient Aztec and Mayan (Mesoamerican) cultures. Then came the 16th-century and a colorful, diverse flow of Hispanic and Caribbean/Cuban dance partners. The result was a vibrant tapestry of traditional dance styles.