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New Years in the Purépecha Mountains 2016 – A Tour of Festival Dances


la clandestine df is pleased to announce our New Years in the Purépecha Mountains – A Tour of Festival Dances (Friday, December 30, 2016 – Monday, January 9, 2017). Your hosts and guides for this tour are Rick Hall and Kena Muyaes.

This is an exciting tour for the traveler and photographer interested in learning about and witnessing the dances and customs associated with the Christmas and New Year celebrations in the mountain and lake regions of Michoacán. We will visit the villages of Ocumicho and Nurio to see the famous Negrito dances, San Lorenzo for the Negrito, Viejito and Maringuilla dances, Angahuan and San Juan Nuevo for the Cúrpites, along with the villages of San Jose de Gracia, Santa Fe de la Laguna, Ihuatzio and Sevina. We will also meet the mask carvers, textile and clay artisans of the region. Incredible fiestas, sights, special dinners and celebrations await us.

This tour begins and ends in Morelia, Michoacán. This tour is limited to 8 participants.

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