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Merida Events First Week of 2016

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Merida Events First Week of 2016

4 January 2016 Events 0

The fabulous celebration of Merida's birthday begins this week. We have highlighted and listed most of the music events, but passed on the theatre events or conferences that require a much better understanding of Spanish. But if you are interested in those too, you can find them all listed here. Enjoy!!

Events

  • Film Room

    • Mon January 4th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Door54 Restaurant MAP »

    The story of a five-year-old boy whose entire world is a 12 by 12 room, and his mother who tries to shield him from the truth. more »

  • Music Opening of Merida Fest

    • Tue January 5th 2016
    • 10:00 pm
    • Free
    • Parque Santa Lucia MAP »

    The events to open the festival celebrating the city of Merida begin with Yahal Kab singing to Merida at 10 pm. This will be followed by trova trios singing and walking from Parque Santa Lucia to the more »

  • Official Holiday King's Day

    • Wed January 6th 2016
    • 12:00 am
    • Free
    • All Over Mexico Mérida, Yucatán.

    Also called Epiphany by the Catholic Church. Traditionally this is the day Mexican children receive gifts, brought by the three kings (the Magi). This is also the day that Rosca de Reyes (King's Cake) more »

  • Worship Mass Celebrating Merida

    • Wed January 6th 2016
    • 8:00 am
    • Free
    • Catedral de San Ildefonso MAP »

    Morning mass to celebrate Merida's birthday. The mass will be accompanied by the Merida Choral Group and the Merida Chamber Orchestra with invited guests, who will be performing works by Franz Schuber more »

  • Music Sergio Esquivel

    • Wed January 6th 2016
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    Sergio Esquivel is a famous singer from Yucatan and he will be singing in the Plaza Grande for free. Tickets can be obtained at the Olimpo or at the José Martí. We aren't sure why you need tickets i more »

  • Market Muelle Market-Bazar del Muelle

    • Thu January 7th 2016
    • 9:00 am
    • Free to Enter
    • D'Mar Salon de Eventos, calle 28 x 21 y 23, Chicxulub Puerto MAP »

    We will be serving fresh ground Chiapas Coffee and homemade Cinnamon Buns again this year at a Special Combo price: Coffee & Cinnamon Bun: $40 pesos We will have some new artisans this year alon more »

  • Music Fernando Leal in Concert

    • Thu January 7th 2016
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free?
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    Fernando Leal is a local well-known guitar player... worth catching if you can! more »

  • Film La revelación del Fado

    • Fri January 8th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free?
    • Auditorio Silvio Zavala, Centro Cultural Olimpo MAP »

    This appears to be a film, directed by Kurosawa, that is a performance of the Portuguese singer, Gisela João. You can read more about her here on Wikipedia or an article about her here. She will be p more »

  • Music Cony Ancona

    • Fri January 8th 2016
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    Cony Ancona in a concert called Swing. more »

  • Lecture Indigenous Music in Mexico

    • Sat January 9th 2016
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Join MEL on Saturday, January 9th at 11 am for a fascinating lecture by Alejandro Alcocer Alvirde, Mexico City native, ethnomusicologist, and founder of the Museum of Mexican Music in Cholul, Yucatan more »

  • Theatre Two Operas

    • Sat January 9th 2016
    • 12:00 pm
    • Free
    • Sala Mayamax de Gran Museo de Mundo Maya MAP »

    Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni / Pagliacci by Leoncavallo. Cavalleria rusticana is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adap more »

  • Music Guitar Wars Project

    • Sat January 9th 2016
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Auditorio Silvio Zavala, Centro Cultural Olimpo MAP »

    Music from the Star Wars film series adapted for guitars and played by Robin Blanco y Sébastien Moreau. more »

  • Miscellaneous Light and Sound Spectacular

    • Sat January 9th 2016
    • 8:45 pm
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    Light and sound spectacular against the backdrop of the Cathedral on the Plaza Grande in Merida. Includes a video by Luis Ramirez, accompanied by the City Choir. more »

  • Music Gisella João

    • Sat January 9th 2016
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    Concert by Gisella João. Check her out in this video. more »

  • Music The Piano and the City

    • Sun January 10th 2016
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • Auditorio Silvio Zavala, Centro Cultural Olimpo MAP »

    Piano concert performed by Amos Lucidi. more »

  • Music Guitar Wars Project 2

    • Sun January 10th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Auditorio Silvio Zavala, Centro Cultural Olimpo MAP »

    Music from the Star Wars film series adapted for guitars and played by Robin Blanco y Sébastien Moreau. more »

  • Music Celso Piña and His Ronda Bogota

    • Sun January 10th 2016
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    The concert is free, but tickets must be picked up at the the box offices of the Olimpo or José Martí. This group from Colombia plays cumbia, so expect a lot of dancing!! more »

  • Music Gustavo Hau Ensemble

    • Mon January 11th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Auditorio Silvio Zavala Vallado, Centro Cultural Olimpo MAP »

    Come enjoy this jazz ensemble! Check them out here on YouTube. more »

  • Music International String Quartet of Yucatan

    • Wed January 13th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • $250 pesos
    • The Iglesia in Cholul MAP »

    Benefit concert for Educate Yucatan in Cholul. Check the poster for places to get your tickets... a worthy cause!! more »

  • Music International String Quartet in Cholul

    • Wed January 13th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • $200 pesos
    • Iglesia de San Pedro Apóstol de Cholul MAP »

    This is an educational benefit concert... so, you support both the ISQY and the Cholul Education initiative. Call (999) 995-3769 or (999) 947-8563. TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ON SATURDAYS AT THE SLOW F more »

 

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