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Mexico City

Mexico

Concert: 3/26/2019Days of Action: 3/25 & 3/27
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Concert

Plaza de la República

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7:30 PM

Free and open to the public

Tickets

Days of Action

WHAT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF A 21ST CENTURY CULTURAL CAPITAL? / ¿CUÁL ES LA RESPONSABILIDAD DE UNA CAPITAL CULTURAL EN EL SIGLO XXI?

March 25, 2019

Workshop in Xochimilco / Taller de Xochimilco

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Afternoon / Tarde

The Yolcan project hosted a dialogue between local farmers, chef Elena Reygadas, Lucio Usobiaga, and musician Yo-Yo Ma, focused on raising awareness about the importance of the chinampas of Xochimilco in sustaining traditional culture, the environment, and rural livelihoods, as well as the city itself.

The Yolcan project will organize a dialogue between local farmers, chef Elena Reygadas, Lucio Usobiaga and musician Yo-Yo Ma, focused on raising awareness about the importance of the Xochimilco chinampas in the maintenance of traditional culture, the environment and rural livelihoods. as well as the city itself.

Working dinner / Cena de Trabajo

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Evening / Noche

The Yolcan project joined chef Elena Reygadas for a meal and conversation at one of Mexico City’s renowned restaurants, with food made from ingredients grown in the Xochimilco chinampas. Cultural leaders and social thinkers from across disciplines came together to discuss how the chefs of Mexico City have built a relationship with pressing local issues, and how this approach applies to the broader cultural sector.

The Yolcan project joins chef Elena Reygadas for a meal and conversation at one of the internationally renowned restaurants in Mexico City, with food made with ingredients from the Xochimilco chinampas. Cultural leaders and social thinkers from all disciplines meet to discuss how the chefs of Mexico City have established a relationship with urgent local problems and how this approach applies to the cultural sector in general.

March 27, 2019

Community Culture of Peace Interaction / Interacción comunitaria por la cultura de la paz

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La Nana, Centro Histórico
Afternoon / Tarde

The non-profit organization Conarte hosted community interaction and participatory activities involving teachers, dancers, musicians and other professionals, parents, and residents of the Guerrero neighborhood in La Nana, its urban laboratory of committed art. The workshop explored how the arts can build cultures of non-violence and imagine an inclusive future.

The non-profit organization ConArte will organize a community interaction and participatory activities with teachers, dancers, musicians and other professionals, parents and residents of the neighborhood of Guerrero in La Nana, its urban laboratory of committed art. The workshop will explore how the arts can be used to build cultures of nonviolence and imagine an inclusive future.

Cultural Conversation / Conversación Cultural

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Museo Universitario del Chopo
7:30PM

Yo-Yo Ma joined architect Rozana Montiel, artist Pedro Reyes, Jose Paredes of Museo del Chopo, and INBA Director Lucina Jimenez to discuss culture’s role in Mexico City, Mexico, and the world, moderated by journalist Ana Sofia Rodriguez. What is the responsibility of a 21st-century cultural capital in relation to local traditions and social issues?

Yo-Yo Ma joins the architect Rozana Montiel, the artist Pedro Reyes, José Paredes del Museo del Chopo and the director of INBA, Lucina Jiménez, to talk about the role of culture in Mexico City, Mexico and the world, moderated by the journalist Ana Sofía Rodríguez. What is the responsibility of a 21st century cultural capital in relation to local traditions and social problems?

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36 concerts. 36 days of action.

6 Continents


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