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Guelaguetza Festival 2018

The indigenous people of Mexico gather thousands at the amphitheatre to introduce pre-Hispanic culture

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The Guelaguetza Festival held at a large amphitheatre in Oaxaca City showcases the finest samples of Mexican folklore. Check out regional dances and music that has survived since the pre-Hispanic era, and the festival annually gathers huge audiences excited to see the ancient cultural heritage.

Guelaguetza at Auditorio Guelaguetza, Oaxaca
Guelaguetza at Auditorio Guelaguetza, Oaxaca
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Guelaguetza is also known as Los Lunes del Cerro, or Mondays on the Hill, for the amphitheatre is set atop of a hill and celebration takes place on the two last succeeding Mondays in July. The main festivities are held in Oaxaca, but minor similar celebrations also take place in the neighbouring villages.

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