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San Miguel is Guanajuato’s largest movie theater

Sara Hoch

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado One of the most important film festivals of Latin America will take place in San Miguel. Everybody is invited to the movies, where homage will be paid to Mexican actress and singer Angelica María, known as “The Sweetheart of Mexico,” as well as director Anton Ascorbic, along with premieres such [...]

San Miguel celebrates its sixth year as a World Heritage site

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By Sandra Rios On July 8, San Miguel de Allende celebrated its the sixth anniversary as World Heritage site with a performance by the children’s choir from the Valley of Nañu singing the national anthem in the Otomi language. Mayor Mauricio Trejo announced that the Nañu children have been holders of scholarships from the Education [...]

Industrial park approved

Sesión de ayuntamiento

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado The newly approved industrial zone to be built on the road to Querétaro will generate 2,700 jobs. In an ordinary session on July 4, the city council allowed the sale and regularization of 13 plots that will comprise the industrial zone where, according to Mayor Mauricio Trejo, companies that generate [...]

Construction halted

Construccion en Insurgentes

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado In November 2013, the local administration authorized the permits for the construction of a building on Antonio Abad at the corner of Insurgentes. Three weeks ago it was halted by the INAH (National Institute of Anthropology and History) due to the visual impact it would cause in the area, which [...]

Hot Dog, Chicago style

En la cocina 5

By Sandra Rios Deli # 43 opened recently, named after its address and because there are 43 dishes on their menu. The place is run by owners Erick Hernandez and Kyle Justice. Most products they use are local and organic; others come from their personal garden. They provide breakfast, sandwiches, hot dogs and a special [...]

New Museum in downtown San Miguel

S Don Alfredo Pérez Salinas, Angélica Tijerina, Mauricio Trejo

By Sandra Rios On rainy July 9, El Rincón del Jardín, an extension of the El Museo del Juguete, brought brightness to San Miguel with its opening at a temporary location next to the Parroquia. Angelica Tijerina, president of the Foundation for the Conservation of the Popular Mexican Toy, greeted visitors, saying, “Thanks to all [...]

At the Puppet Festival culture is fun!

En el Malecón, Ingeniera de papel

By Sandra Ríos San Miguel de Allende once again has the privilege of holding the Puppet Festival in its eleventh edition, from July 14 to 20, at Auditorio Miguel Malo in Bellas Artes. To manage a festival like this a challenging task requiring several sponsorships and finding ways to cover most of the costs. Added [...]

San Miguel´s appointment as World Heritage site is not at risk

Subdirector de Patrimonio del INAH

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Francisco Vidargas, assistant manager of the World Heritage area of INAH (National Institute of Anthropology and History), assured that San Miguel’s appointment as a World Heritage site is not at risk due to the Coppel construction. He made it clear that what the society and local government needs is a [...]

Craft market goes to citizen consultation

MERCADO Fernando Olivera

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Atotonilco will be a more attractive site for tourists when it has an ecologic park on the Laja River, a craft market and better facades. The market project would include citizens’ consultation. Ten representatives from more than 300 vendors of Atotonilco, member of three associations (Asociación de Artesanos de Atotonilco [...]

Centro Fox performed for benefit of La Biblioteca

C Orquesta Centro Fox principal

By Sandra Ríos Those who recently attended the benefit for La Biblioteca in San Francisco Church had the good fortune to hear an impressive concert presented by the Symphonic Orchestra of Centro Fox. Children and young people between seven and 18 years of age gave a masterful interpretation of classical and contemporary music. Master of [...]

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