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Alfonso Ruizpalacios

Cinema has to be many cinemas

Alfonso Ruizpalacios is considered to be, by specialized critics and the public, among the most interesting directors of Mexican contemporary cinema. Unlike others, such as Alfonso Cuarón or Alejandro
More than the aroma of coffee

More than the aroma of coffee

Spanish Captain Alonso de Mercadillo, a native of the Spanish city of Loja, in Granada refounded this city on December 8, 1548, in its second inauguration. The full name of the province is Inmaculada C
Mojigangas: A common heritage in America

Mojigangas: A common heritage in America

In order to scare away the evil spirits of the crops in Europe, rituals were held since antiquity that consisted of pagan parades that were called mojigangas. These street shows came to all of the Amer
Lights for Oruro

Lights for Oruro

A celebration, a reason for thanksgiving, a history of traditions...that is the Anata or Anata Andina, a party that is celebrated in Oruro, the highland region of Bolivia, whose origins go back to pre-
The dance of "OtroLado"

The dance of "OtroLado"

The current Cuban art scene, in which great dance companies and leading figures stand out, has been enriched since September of last year with the emergence of OtroLado, a group made up of Norge Cedeño
Carlos Jáuregui

Carlos Jáuregui: Cannibalism and other demons

Colombian Carlos Jáuregui is one of the most recognized Latin American intellectuals in the history of art. His research has led him to tackle very complex issues, by relating art to the colonizing pro
A festival that preserves heritage

A festival that preserves heritage

When it comes to parties, Colombia stands out for its celebrations. One of the best known is the Carnival of Barranquilla, declared by the Senate of the Republic in 2002 “Cultural Heritage of the Natio
Dance invades the Downtown Historic District of Havana

Dance invades the Downtown Historic District of Havana

Like every year, since 1996, in the Historic Downtown District of Havana, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1982, the “Danza Teatro Retazos” company, the Office of the City´s Historian (OH
Carnival is denunciation and humor

Carnival is denunciation and humor

When, in Cádiz, you ask after someone who is an expert on the famous local carnivals, the name of Javier Osuna pops up immediately. And Javier welcomed us at his home in Cádiz, on March 3, 2019, a few
It rains on the dry

It rains on the dry

On the suspicion that "more attention and visibility should have been given to the artistic proposal of Moisés Finalé at the XIII Havana Biennial", and after a few weeks after the culmination of the me