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First Festival of the Sierra

By Guillermina Fonseca

Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramirez El Nigromante, (Bellas Artes,) has organized the First Festival of the Sierra, to be held from November 29 to December 1 in San Miguel de Allende.

They consider it of great importance to promote, support and spread the culture of the mountainous region in the north and northeast of Guanajuato, which stands out as one of the richest in Mexico, with an enormous variety of arts, crafts, music and cuisine.

“Local cultures represent the assertion of a specific identity and are evidence of the variety of ways in which human beings see and understand the world. This multicultural wealth is nowadays considered as necessary for our species as biodiversity is for nature,” said Alberto Lenz , director of Bellas Artes, while thanking the authorities of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, who at every moment have supported the creation of this festival.

In this regard, he noted that, due to globalization, local cultures are severely threatened. The globalization trend, an undoubted sign of our times, is to be unicultural and homogenizing and can adversely affect the life and development of local cultures, as has already been pointed out by UNESCO, he said.

He pointed out that this first Festival de la Sierra is an effort to convene various artists and groups working to preserve both the traditional musical heritage of this region and to propose innovative ways based on the ancient rhythms.

Finally he said, “We believe that this mosaic of high quality musical proposals offer the public a transcendent experience and will foster social value for the culture of northern Guanajuato.”

Program for First Festival of the Sierra
Fri, Nov 29
6:30 pm
Festival Opening Ceremony
Jardín Principal
7-8pm
Musical group: Fusión 10
Jardín Principal
8:30-9:30pm
Musical group: Juan Pablo Villa
Jardín Principal
10-11pm
Musical group: Militantes de la Vida
Jardín Principal

Sat, Nov 30
7-8pm
Musical group: Jaime Huapanguero
Jardín Principal
8:30-9:30pm
Musical group: Son Lince
Jardín Principal
10-11pm
Musical group: Son del Montón
Jardín Principal

Sun, Dec 1
7-8pm
Musical group: Los Alabanceros de Malinto
Jardín Principal
8:30-10pm
Musical group: Tembembe
Jardín Principal
Parade and mojigangas
Jardín Principal and main streets of the Historic Center

Closing of the Festival

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