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Mexico Current Events

Mexico is a North American country that is famous for its rich art and cultural heritage. This cultural richness of the country holds in it the tourism appeal of the North American country. This country apart from its tourist attractions is also popular for its eventful calendar year. Mexico current events ranging from art and cultural events to religious festivals are a popular draw among the international tourists. These festivals and events in Mexico seek to promote the rich cultural heritage of the country.

Upcoming Events in Mexico 2011

The country of Mexico boasts of a line-up of events in the coming months of December of 2010 and January of 2011. These Mexican events in the calendar incorporate a range of festivals, tournaments, and other religious events. The country also celebrates many traditions of Christmas in the forms of festivals and events. Here is a detailed look at some of the significant events and festivals scheduled for the months of December and January of 2010 and 2011.

  • Benito Juarez' Birthday
    On March 21 every year the birth day of Benito Juarez is celebrated throughout Mexico. Benito Juarez is a famous Mexican hero and also a President. In Oaxaca, his birthplace, the day is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm. The day is marked by dance, parties, music and exotic Mexican food.

  • Cuernavaca Flower Fair
    The event takes place in April 03-07, 2011. The event is marked by floral exhibition. Streets of the region are smeared with flowers stalls and shows along with competitions like gardening. Apart from this the festivals also holds fairs and street theaters.

  • Acapulco Boat Show
    This boat show is a platform for the manufactures, distributors and other service providers in the marine industry to come together and exchange their knowledge. The event also aims to promote the marine industry in the region along with other marine activities. The event takes place in May. The venue is Acapulco, Guerrero.

  • Navy Day (Dia de la Marina)
    The Navy day in Mexico is celebrated in June 01. One would witness a gala celebration near the coastal belt of the country. The celebration is marked with fireworks, music and dance.

  • Festival of Adventure Tourism (Festival de Turismo de Aventura)
    One of the popular Mexico current events is the Festival de Turismo de Aventura. The event is likely to be schedule in June 02-31. During this festival Athletes participate in events like marathons, mountain biking, and triathlons. The venue of the event is Chihuahua, Mexico.

  • Nueva Paquime Festival
    The festival is marked by parades, concerts, poetry reading sessions and also Children’s workshop. The venue of the event is Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. The event takes place in July.

  • Dia de la Asuncion de la Virgen Guadalupe (Ascension Day)
    The event takes place in August and is one of the important religious events. On this day processions are organized throughout the country. The day is celebrated with lot of enthusiasm and passion in places like Aguascalientes, Pueble and Mexico City. In Basilica de Guadalupe, located in Mexico City, a huge mass takes place on this day. It is in this place that the original image of Virgen Guadalupe is hosted.

  • Guadalajara International Mariachi & Rodeo Festival
    One of the popular Mexico current events is International Mariachi & Rodeo Festival. September is the month of musical celebration in Mexico. It is normally scheduled around September. The festival marks the gathering of musicians to celebrate the mariachi musician in Guadalajaro, Mexico.

  • Morelia Film Festival (Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia)
    This popular Mexican event is a platform to promote and exhibit the work of the Mexican filmmakers. During this event international filmmakers, actors and critics come together to share their expertise and knowledge on film making and other nuances. The event is normally scheduled in October and the venue is Morelia, Michoacan. The event is in its ninth year and it plays a major role in the development of the Mexican cinema. This year the event is scheduled during October 15-23.

  • Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)
    It falls on November 01-02. It is a two day event where people observe All Saint’s Day and the All Soul Day. During All Saint’s Day people honor the saints and those who died as children. In All Souls Day, people honor the souls of those who died in their adulthood. People during this day visit the cemeteries of their relatives along with them fruits, decorated sugar skulls, the food the deceased liked and candles.

  • Air Balloon Festival
    The venue of the event is Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. The event takes place in the month of December, usually in the first week. More than 60 balloons and pilots take part in this event. People from all over the world participate in this event. The festival is annual and the current edition will be the fourth one.

  • Posadas
    From December 16-24 the people of Mexico commemorate the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. During these nine days people carry out procession to mark the search for an inn by Mary and Joseph. People select a house and then they carry out a procession in search for it. Then on finding that house they celebrate it with a party. This is celebrated throughout the country.

    Mexico current events featuring a line of art and cultural events in the upcoming months of the year 2011 is sure to offer you great entertainment.