Culture in Mexico

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Jaime Sabines, One of Mexico's best Writers
Jaime Sabines; One of the most beloved in Mexican poetry, he was born on March 23, 1926 and died in 1999. He studied at the School of Medicine and Philosophy and Literature at Read More>>

Jorge Negrete
Jorge Negrete was born on November 30, 1911 in Guanajuato. The son of Colonel David Negrete and Emilia Moreno, he had five siblings. He Read More>>

José Clemente Orozco
José Clemente Orozco was born on the 23 of November 1883 in Zapotlan, currently Ciudad Guzman, in the State of Jalisco. He graduated from Read More>>

José Luis Cuevas, A Figure in Mexican Art
José Luis Cuevas was born on February 26, 1934 in Mexico City. He is a drawer, etcher, illustrator and sculptor, one of the most important Read More>>

José Vasconcelos
José María Albino Vasconcelos Calderón was born in Oaxaca on February 28, 1882. The second of nine siblings, he spent his childhood in the Read More>>

Juan José Arreola, one of the best Mexican Writers
Juan José Arreola is one of the most recognized natives of Jalisco and has a fascinating history. He was born in Zapotlán el Grande in 1918 and never received and academic Read More>>

Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Mexican Writer
This Mexican writer and playwright is the greatest figure of Hispano-American baroque theater from the XVI and XVII centuries. It Read More>>

Juan Rulfo, Great Mexican Writer
Juan Rulfo was born on May 16, 1917. He spent his first years in the town of San Gabriel. He is one of the most respected and significant Read More>>

La Guelaguetza, Cultural Traditions in Oaxaca
The Guelaguetza is a celebration that takes place in the city of Oaxaca de Juarez, capital of the State of Oaxaca. This celebration Read More>>

Lorena Ochoa, The great Mexican Golfer
Until recently, there was a great segmentation in the sports world; sporting activities were dominated by a specific gender, like Golf. Read More>>

Luis E. Miramontes, Prolific Mexican Chemist
Luis Ernesto Miramontes Cárdenas was born on the 16th of March 1925 in Tepic, Nayarit. Prolific Mexican chemist, his scientific work is very Read More>>

María Félix, Great Mexican Actress
María de los Ángeles Félix Güereña was born on April 8, 1914 in Alamos, Sonora. Her beauty reflected an interesting genetic mix; she Read More>>

María Izquierdo, Mexican Art
One of the most important painters of Mexican art during the 20th century, María Izquierdo was a distinguished member of the Read More>>

Mariachi, Mexican Culture
The dictionaries of Academia Mexicana de la Lengua and the Real Academia Española define mariachi as a group of musicians dressed in Read More>>

Mariano Azuela
Mariano Azuela is outstanding for portraying raw social reality with compassion towards the oppressed and love for truth and equity, despising injustice and evil. His work severely critics asphyxiating social conventionalisms and the abuse of a corrupt regime, for which he proudly displays the emancipating process that gave hope to the Revolution. Read More>>

Mario Alfonso Moreno, Better known as "Cantinflas"
Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes was born on August 12, 1911 in Mexico City. The son of a humble mailman and the sixth of twelve Read More>>

Mexican Cinema
Mexican Cinema is currently composed by a history, values modified throughout time, an industry and an infinite number of topics, each Read More>>

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The War of Reform, History of Mexico

Mexico’s War of Reform, also known as the Three Year War, occurred from December 17, 1857 to January 1, 1861. This armed conflict
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Day of the Dead Celebration in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán

The Day of the Dead in Mexico originated in the prehispanic era, ethnic groups such as the Mexicas, Mayas, Purépechas, Nahuas and
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The Worst Natural Disasters in Mexico during the last decades.

Climatic change is currently a recurrent topic. The phenomenon is the result of centuries of human activity, mainly the transformation and
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The Great Mexican Painters

Mexican visual arts have been very fortunate and prolific, from the start of the 20th century painters, sculptors and even photographers, had the skill to interpret political,
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The Cristero War

The Cristero War is also known as Cristiada. It was an armed struggle between the Government and the Church from 1926 to 1929. If was fought
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