Stories for Mexico News Daily

Mexican teachers working to overcome challenges during the pandemic https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/mexican-teachers-working-to-overcome-challenges-during-the-pandemic/

Musician’s efforts introduce rural children to the performing arts https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/musicians-efforts-introduce-children-to-the-performing-arts/

The huipil, a ‘canvas’ for culture and identity, is truly indigenous https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/the-huipil-a-canvas-for-culture-and-identity/

Rebellious artist Manuel Felguérez dies at the age of 91 https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/rebellious-artist-manuel-felguerez-dies-at-the-age-of-91/

The true story of Mexico’s ‘Happy Chicken’ restaurant chain https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/the-true-story-of-mexicos-happy-chicken/

Historical printing techniques are preserved on an old hacienda in Veracruz https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/historical-and-artistic-printing-techniques

Pilgrimages and sanctuaries now Catholic, but roots are pre-Hispanic https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/pilgrimages-and-sanctuaries-are-now-catholic-but-roots-are-pre-hispanic/

From floating islands to abandoned lots: urban gardening in Mexico https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/urban-gardening-in-mexico/

In a country with no tigers, the tiger dance survives, particularly in Guerrero https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/in-a-country-with-no-tigers-the-tiger-dance-survives/

Mexico’s artisans struggle to survive in a Covid-19 world https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/mexicos-artisans-struggle-to-survive-in-a-covid-9-world/

Mexico’s favorite taco has immigrant roots https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/mexicos-favorite-taco-has-immigrant-roots/

Which are the real alebrijes? Papier-mache from CDMX or carvings from Oaxaca? https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/which-are-the-real-alebrijes/

Alec Dempster, a Canadian ambassador of traditional Mexican music https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/canadian-ambassador-of-traditional-mexican-music/

The María doll: from street vendor to international icon https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/maria-doll-from-street-vendor-to-international-icon/

Native corn gets legal protection, prevents ‘intellectual plundering’ https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/native-corn-gets-legal-protection/

Expat life in the time of coronavirus: hunkering down to wait out the storm https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/coronavirus/expat-life-in-the-time-of-coronavirus/

In quarantine? Here are 6 museums you can visit without leaving home https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/6-museums-you-can-visit-without-leaving-home/

Pilar Luna, pioneer of underwater archaeology, dies at 76 https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/pioneer-of-underwater-archaeology-dies-at-76/

The quest to preserve Mexico’s richest legacy: its cuisine https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/traditional-cooks-preserve-mexicos-richest-legacy-its-cuisine/

The sound of bagpipes: Mexico’s little-known Irish connection https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/the-sound-of-bagpipes-mexicos-little-known-irish-connection/

The world of indigenous women focus of Mexico City exhibition https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/indigenous-women-focus-of-mexico-city-exhibition/

Voicing the concerns of Mexico’s indigenous people, in their own language https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/voicing-the-concerns-of-mexicos-indigenous-people-in-their-own-language/

Mexican soprano wins audition for Metropolitan Opera https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/mexican-soprano-wins-audition-for-metropolitan-opera

Researchers want to save the traditional pre-Hispanic ballgame https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/researchers-want-to-save-traditional-pre-hispanic-ballgame/

Irapuato is jammin’ in March with 2 strawberry fests https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/irapuato-celebrates-strawberries/

Meatless in Mexico: fish is still favored on Lenten Fridays https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/fish-is-still-favored-on-lenten-fridays/

El Bajío: how a ‘simple cook’ created a globally renowned restaurant https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/a-simple-cook-creates-an-international-institution/

Mexico City’s 36th Historic Center Festival to span cultural spectrum https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/historic-center-festival-to-span-cultural-spectrum/

Viewing today’s world through the lens of indigenous cosmology https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/filogonio-naxin/

El Bajío: how a ‘simple cook’ created a globally renowned restaurant https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/a-simple-cook-creates-an-international-institution/

Taking inspiration from Tehuantepec, as Frida Kahlo did https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/mexico-city-show-pays-tribute-to-artists-of-the-isthmus-of-tehuantepec/

Oaxaca artisans make their mark on new Louis Vuitton collection https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/oaxaca-artisans-make-their-mark-on-new-vuitton-collection/

Cumbre Tajín 2020 aims to reawaken pride in Veracruz’s Tontonac roots https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/cumbre-tajin-2020/

Though no fan of sculpture, critic denies smashing it to pieces https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/though-no-fan-of-sculpture-critic-denies-smashing-it/

Young harpist wins classical music award, will perform in New York https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/young-harpist-wins-classical-music-award/

After protests, some unpaid artists get their due, and an apology https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/after-protests-some-unpaid-artists-get-their-due/

Huejotzingo Carnival a uniquely poblano blast from the past https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/huejotzingo-carnival-a-uniquely-poblano-blast-from-the-past/

Readers and writers will flock to San Miguel in February for annual festival https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/writers-and-readers-will-flock-to-san-miguel/

Mexico City to become Electric Daisy-land later this month https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/mexico-city-to-become-electric-daisy-land-later-this-month/

Artist’s goal is to ‘paint’ all of Puerto Vallarta in tile https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/artists-goal-is-to-paint-all-of-puerto-vallarta-in-tile/

It may not be Rio, but many Mexican communities celebrate Carnival https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/many-mexican-communities-celebrate-carnival/

New Fire ushers in Purépecha New Year in Michoacán https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/new-fire-ushers-in-purepecha-new-year-in-michoacan/

The mysterious mummies of the Museo de El Carmen in Mexico City https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/the-mysterious-mummies-of-the-museo-de-el-carmen-in-mexico-city/

Celebrate the Year of the Rat next week in CDMX, Mexicali and Tijuana https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/celebrate-the-year-of-the-rat-next-week/

Bag ban brings renewed interest in traditional bags at Mexico City market https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/renewed-interest-in-traditional-bags/

Danzón festival to bring 2,000 dancers to Acapulco this week https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/danzon-festival-to-bring-2000-dancers-to-acapulco-this-week/

After beating record last year, Kings Day bread in Coahuila is just 1 km long https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/kings-day-bread-in-coahuila-is-just-1-km-long/

Artisanal toymakers resist competition from high-tech products https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/artisanal-toymakers-resist-competition-from-high-tech-products/

Nuevo León toy museum founder began collecting at age 5 https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/nuevo-leon-toy-museum-founder-began-collecting-at-age-5/

Morelos music and art festival celebrates in ‘hippie style’ https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/morelos-music-and-art-festival/

Youths learn to make guita rs to help preserve traditional music of Veracruz https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/youths-learn-to-make-guitars/

Economics put men to work at embroidery in Oaxaca town https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/economics-put-men-to-work-at-embroidery/

The best Christmas present: ringing the bell for kids who are cancer-free https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/the-best-christmas-present/

It’s been 25 years since volcanic activity resumed at El Popo https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/its-been-25-years-since-volcanic-activity-resumed-at-el-popo/

New Puebla museum will celebrate the Mesoamerican beverage pulque https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/new-puebla-museum-will-celebrate-the-mesoamerican-beverage-pulque/

It’s whale-watching season on Mexico’s Pacific coast, from Baja to Oaxaca https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/its-whale-watching-season-on-mexicos-pacific-coast/

UNESCO’s inscription of 14 monasteries celebrated this month https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/unescos-inscription-of-14-monasteries-celebrated-this-month/

Piñata fair is on this week in Acolman, México State https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/pinata-fair-is-on-this-week-in-acolman-mexico-state/

Christmas in Oaxaca means it’s time for radishes, but not for eating https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/christmas-in-oaxaca-means-its-time-for-radishes/

Artisans and artists unite https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/artisans-and-artists-unite/

Chiapas works to rebuild a lost heritage in handcrafts https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/chiapas-works-to-rebuild-a-lost-heritage-in-handcrafts/

*Featured article* Two towns in Mexico where Christmas is a year-round event https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/christmas-is-a-year-round-event/

What began as a children’s choir in Coahuila is now three full orchestras https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/a-childrens-choir-in-coahuila-is-now-three-full-orchestras/

This city in Puebla celebrates Christmas with millions of lights and other attractions https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/city-in-puebla-celebrates-christmas-with-millions-of-lights/

Tabasco is known for hot sauce, flooding — and a taxi-driving Santa https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/tabasco-is-known-for-hot-sauce-flooding-and-a-taxi-driving-santa/

Bead-working artisan, 83, wins national prize for her work https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/bead-working-artisan-83-wins-national-prize-for-her-work/