How Is Cinco de Mayo Celebrated in Mexico?

Posted April 23, 2018 by & filed under Cinco de Mayo, Festivals / Events, Puebla.

When you think of Cinco de Mayo, what comes to mind? Incredible food? Margaritas? Beer? Vibrant costumes? Music and dancing? Although all of the above symbolize this historic celebration (particularly in the United States), there’s a lot more to be discovered — especially once you cross the border. What Is Cinco de Mayo? You may have… Read more »

Dancing in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

Posted July 19, 2016 by & filed under Activities, Festivals / Events, Puebla, Video.

Dancers in Cholula Puebla

Cholula, Puebla, Mexico Visits to Mexico are most often filled with adventure, entertainment, culture and fun. And sometimes the culture involves a local festival or celebration. In this video, Mexpro employee, Itzel Greenheck, found herself in a parade celebrating a Catholic Saint, while visiting Cholula, in the Mexican state of Puebla. Many of these types… Read more »

An Ancient Ritual: Los Voladores de Papantla

Posted July 7, 2016 by & filed under Arts, Culture, Puebla, Video.

Los Voladores de Papantla

Remembering The Dance of the Pole Flyers Performed in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico   It was a warm afternoon at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, dozens of middle school scuttled around the sculptures while the staff tried to teach them about Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage. “Shhh, be quiet” said one of the teachers, allowing… Read more »

Excursion to Puebla: Part II

Posted November 11, 2012 by & filed under Al Barrus, Churches, Mexico, Puebla.

In part one of this series I left off after my first 24 hours. It was an experience not unlike visiting a foreign country. And that’s what is really amazing: I’ve been living in Mexico for more than a year, and one region can feel like a completely different country compared to another region. Mexico… Read more »