Category archives for: News

El Valle del Maíz, Escape Sorrows at the Fiesta

P Dancer Angélica Herrera

By Jesús Aguado “As the flower to the cane, the fiesta returns to El Valle,” says one of the verses of a poem especially written by Guillermo Velázquez of Los Leones de la Sierra for El Valle del Maíz, the “barrio más barrio” and one of the most important fiesta in San Miguel. On the [...]

Grupo Ferretero Don Pedro Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

La familia Mayer de izquierda a derecha Claudio, Don Pedro, Óliver, Gisela y Pedro

By Jesús Aguado In a family environment, Grupo Ferretero Don Pedro celebrated its 35th anniversary. Casa de Aves was the venue for celebrating Electricians’ and Plumbers’ Day, which annually honors those in the profession. More than 600 people attended the event, where a three- course meal was served. Later, the guests participated in all kinds [...]

Campaigning with… Martín Stefanonni (PES)

Martín Stefanonni

By Jesús Aguado On a Saturday night at 11pm, Martín Stefanonni, the candidate running for mayor from the Social Encounter Party, started feeling tired, although helping those most in need gave him energy to get up and campaign the next day. The electoral process will take place on June 7. I joined the campaign of [...]

Anniversary of El Oratorio

Lateral tower of the church

By Jesús Aguado The fathers and devotees of the Oratorio of San Felipe Neri are preparing a special program. Founded 303 years ago this month, the Oratorio also celebrates 500 years since the birth of San Felipe. The congregation of El Oratorio was officially founded in San Miguel on May 2, 1712. It was started [...]

Dance Show

Linda and Katie VanDoren

By Sandra Ríos The Danza Viral Colectivo Escénico group has been a company for five years. To celebrate, it presented “Imágenes sueltas” at the Teatro Ángela Peralta. Included were “Platillo: Flamencoráneo,” a recipe for a perfect mixture of flamenco and contemporary dance; “Instrucciones para el Desamor,” a piece inspired by the poetry of the Argentine [...]

Camila Comes to San Miguel to Prevent Cyber Bullying


By Jesús Aguado The most important pop-romantic band in Mexico and Latin-America will perform for free at the Jardín Principal. The concert is presented by Ritmoson Latino, a musical TV channel. The stage will be installed at the plaza principal, the parish church of St. Michael the Archangel will be “the scenography,” and there will [...]

Traveling the World in San Miguel

Colombian musicians

By Jesús Aguado The world celebration returns to San Miguel with the 16th Encuentro Internacional de Convivencia y Hermandad Universal (International Congress of Coexistence and Universal Brotherhood). The encounter will feature plays, films, music, dances and more in different public plazas and theaters, among other venues. It will take place from Friday, May 22, through [...]

Campaigning with… Ricardo Villarreal (PAN)

CAMPAÑEANDO VILLARREAL Ricardo greets the audience during his arrival

By Jesús Aguado On May 8, Ricardo Villarreal woke up, prepared and drank coffee, read the news, had breakfast, and got ready for 14 hours of intense campaigning. The first appointment on the agenda was to attend a forum organized at CASA, where he talked with some NGO members about the San Miguel that he [...]

Campaigning with … Jesús Rangel Bautista (PRD)


By Jesús Aguado The candidate from the PRD party, Jesús Rangel Bautista, took his proposals to the Presa Allende and la Huerta. On the 37th day of the campaign, a Thursday, I contacted Jesús Rangel and expressed interest in attending his events that day. I learned that the team would depart at 5pm from Rangel’s [...]

San Pascual Bailón

C San Pascual Bailon5

By Sandra Ríos The feast of San Pascual Bailón is celebrated on May 17 in San Miguel de Allende. A little story about its beginnings tells that in the vegetable gardens in La Villa de San Miguel el Grande were indigenous people and their families who worked and were being catechized in the Catholic faith. [...]

 photo RSMAtnWebAdRed13.jpg
 photo GaleriaSkotForemanCMYK_zps2194ad5a.jpg

Photo Gallery

Log in | Designed by Gabfire themes All original content on these pages is fingerprinted and certified by Digiprove