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July 27, 2017 - July 31, 2017

The International Film Festival Guanajuato (GIFF)-formerly known as Expression in Short-born of a common desire: to create a strong film culture and open to its various manifestations.was founded in 1998 in the city of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Sarah Hoch, acting director of the Festival, and Ernesto Herrera, president of the Foundation Expression in Short AC Our Festival arrives in a black year for the national film industry. In 1998, total Mexican films are 9, the lowest number of films since 1932.

For more information please visit: http://www.expresionencorto.com

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October 11, 2017 - October 29, 2017

The University  of Guanajuato began  to put on an annual event called the Entremeses de Miguel de Cervantes, short plays written by the author of Don Quixote. The plays are still part of the annual Festival. In 1972, the event was formalized into an international cultural festival called  Festival International Cervantino which takes place each fall in October and occasionally goes…

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November 01, 2017 - November 02, 2017

As in many Latin American countries, Mexico commemorates the Day of the Dead or All Souls’ Day on November 2nd. The legacy of past indigenous civilizations are respected and blend with Catholic beliefs. The Day of the Dead in Mexico/Dia de los Muertos is not a mournful commemoration but happy and colorful.  Indigenous people believed that souls did not die but…

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November 17, 2017 - November 20, 2017

www.festivaldelglobo.com.mx

The International Balloon Festival in Leon, Guanajuato was founded in 2002, starting with the participation of 27 balloons in its first location. The festival has grown 700% since its inception, until 2012 when pilots from 15 countries and 200 balloons were represented. It is rapidly becoming the most important event of its kind in Latin America and…

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December 12, 2017

 Enjoy the celebration of Our Lady of  Guadalupe on December 12  with dance, color and song. It is a mixture of the indigenous traditions and the European Catholic influence. See the special ceremonies at the Church of the Virgin de Guadalupe in Guanajuato City.

 

 

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