Cacao Workshop @Iguana Hostel

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Iguana Hostel, San Cristobal is currently hosting Heaven’s Kitchen Cacao Workshops! Truffles in the garden anyone? Divine Truffles with handmade chocolate and natural, local fruits, herbs and spices : Wed. and Thursdays 3pm -4:30pm (110pesos) Have a Holy Mole moment! Learn the intricate recipe for concocting your own Mexican Mole […]

Los Chunta’

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The tradition of the chuntás has marked the cultural history of Chiapa de Corzo, thanks to the brotherhood and the deshibición of the men, who show their roots to the compass of the drum and reed. The Chuntá (Chuntá, word of Chiapas origin that means servant) are people of the […]

Parachicos

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The dance of the parachicos covers all areas of local life, fostering the coexistence of the community and the transmission of inherited ancestral knowledge, characteristics that in 2010 led it to be declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO (Organization of the United Nations for Education, Science and Culture), […]

La Fiesta Grande de Chiapa de Corzo

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The Parachicos in the traditional festival of January in Chiapa de Corzo is cataloged as Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The traditional Fiesta Grande de Chiapa de Corzo takes place from January 8 to 23 each year in this small town one-hour from San Cristobal de Las Casas. Music, dance, crafts, […]