Mexico City is one of the largest representations of multiculturalism in the world, because thanks to thousands of people from all over the world living in it, the city is increasingly nourished with different ways of expressing themselves. It is enough to witness some cultural festival to realize this, so if you are about to take one of the flights to Mexico City, don´t miss these festivals.
International Film Festival of the UNAM
The ninth edition of FICUNAM will feature the screening of 139 films from more than 40 countries, the functions will be carried out in different venues of the UNAM, in cinemas in Mexico City and virtually. There will be keynote lectures, cinematic reflection tables, critical forums, talks, special screenings and more, this from February 28 to March 9 in different venues.
Festival of Architecture and City
Mextrópoli is a festival focused on architecture and urbanism, it is a space to dialogue and share opinions on architectural issues through workshops and exhibitions, but it is also an experience that seeks to promote ownership, interaction and enjoyment of public spaces. This year will talk about union in the city, and how urban ideas can combat fragmentation. This event is designed for experts in architecture and urban planning, as well as for amateurs and the public in general interested in these topics, from 9 to 21 March in different venues.
International Beer Fair
The eighth edition of the Cervefest is the ideal pretext to spend a pleasant evening surrounded by friends, it is a totally family event, with a lot of activities and will be located in an outdoor space. You can taste more than 500 types of beers from around the world, as well as live music, food sales, cultural shows, activities for children and conferences given by manufacturers. The festival will have free transportation from the Angel of Independence and Taxqueña subway from March 15 to 17 at the Acalli Sports Club.
Passion of Christ in Iztapalapa
This is one of the most important religious festivals in Mexico, the representation of the passion and death of Christ begins on Palm Sunday and ends with Easter Sunday. All events are carried out through tours through different streets of Iztapalapa, including emblematic sites in the area, this is an event that is prepared months in advance, and the main event takes place on April 20.
International Fair of Friendly Cultures
The International Fair of the Amigo Cultures will have like new headquarters the forest of Chapultepec, with what pretends to increase the accessibility to the event. The fair will feature the participation of 70 countries that will have for sale various gastronomic and artisanal items characteristic of their region, so it is a good time to learn more about other countries, all in one place.
If the date of the flights to Mexico City allow you to enjoy these festivals, don´t hesitate to give yourself a break and have a good time through the different urban scenarios of the city.