Tuesday, July 28, 2015

National Guitar Festival in Paracho 2015

The XLI National Guitar Festival will be held in Paracho, August 2nd through 9th, 2014. Among other activities, this year´s festival will hold the National Contest of Guitar Builders and the State Contest of Michoacan Popular Toys.

There will be a Classical Guitar Contest with more than 60 participant in 3 categories: children, youth, intermediate and masters.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Talleres Verano 2015

Summer Workshops at your Museum
Guitar Workshop - July 14 - August 7
Workshop on History Full of Colors - July 14 - August 7
Workshop on Pre-Hispanic Jewelry - July 21 - August 7
Workshops limited to 15 participants; sign-up NOW!

Museo de Artes e Industrias Populares
(Folk Art Museum)
Corner of Ensenanza and Alcantarilla Streets

(It's for kids .... not everyone)

Noche de Danzon

Come and Dance next Friday at El Verbo Café

The teachers asked to have this posted, and I think it will be lots of fun. Come and dance this Friday the 3rd from 8 to 10 pm at Café el Verbo (in front of Lupita´s)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Escape to the Coast of Michoacan

Maruata, turisto alternativo en zona indigena
Maruata, a tourism alternative in the Zone of the Natives

"Where there are precious things" it is the meaning of the word Maruata. And truly precious things can be enjoyed in its three beaches and environment. The native area is ideal for fishing and camping, while visiting the amazing "Finger of God". The tranquility of fate, the silence interrupted by waves, filled experience in this part of the coastal Michoacan.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Highway 200 blocked in Michoacan

Inhabitants of the indigenous community of Ostula blocked the federal highway 200 which crosses the coast of Michoacan due to government actions.

Motorists are advised to take alternate routes on the way Tecoman-Lázaro Cárdenas.

On March 13, as a means of pressure against the disarmament of self-defense movement in the region of Los Reyes,  the Regional prosecutor's based in Zamora ordered the Mexican Army to carry out this action. Members of the movement and the Rural referred Force (FR), blocked for more than two hours highways in different parts of the region, mainly access to Lázaro Cárdenas, until they achieved the return of weapons, which were they had collected.

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