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Merida Events: Semana Santa

Merida Events: Semana Santa

18 March 2016 Events 1

Easter week (Semana Santa) starts on Sunday. Events at the church continue all week. Good Friday is when the Passion of Christ is re-enacted in the town of Acanceh. It's a great week to be in Yucatan... you and thousands of others from around the country and around the world. Enjoy!

Events

  • Worship Holy Wednesday

    • Wed March 23rd 2016
    • 8:00 am
    • Free
    • Centro Historico MAP »

    Mass in the main cathedral at 8 am. Another mass at noon with the renewal of priestly promises (promesas sacredotales). more »

  • Dance Talented Yucatecan Dancers - Ballet Gala

    • Wed March 23rd 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • $50 pesos
    • Teatro Daniel Ayala MAP »

    A final ballet extravaganza! A mixture of classical and neoclassical ballet. Come watch these talented young ballet dancers perform and contribute to their fund to travel to a competition in New York more »

  • Worship Holy Thursday

    • Thu March 24th 2016
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Centro Historico MAP »

    Morning prayer at 9 am. At 5 pm, the traditional washing of feet. more »

  • Art Print Making Workshop Demo

    • Thu March 24th 2016
    • 7:30 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Cultural la Cúpula MAP »

    Come and see the new printmaking workshop. Watch and participate in a demo by artist Michel Maugée. more »

  • Worship Good Friday

    • Fri March 25th 2016
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Centro Historico MAP »

    Morning prayer at 9 am. At noon, the liturgy of the Seven Words. At 3 pm, the liturgy of the Passion of Christ, with Adoration of the cross and Holy Communion. At 5 pm, Procession around the Plaza more »

  • Art Noche de Galerias

    • Fri March 25th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • TBA Monthly Mérida, Yucatán.

    This event recurrs monthly, on the last Friday of the month. Members of Circuito Galerias gives you the opportunity to visit various galleries open at the same time with different art-related events. more »

  • Worship Holy Saturday

    • Sat March 26th 2016
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Centro Historico MAP »

    Morning prayer at 9 am. Easter Vigil begins at 9 pm. more »

  • Theatre Of Mice and Men

    • Sat March 26th 2016
    • 12:00 pm
    • Free
    • Siglo XXI MAP »

    This appears to be a screening of the film of the Broadway production Of Mice and Men from 2014. This production stars James Franco and Chris O'Dowd. You can read more about it here. Part of Merida's more »

  • Theatre The Audience

    • Sat March 26th 2016
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Siglo XXI MAP »

    A screening of the film of the Broadway production of The Audience. This production stars Helen Mirren. You can read more about it here. Part of Merida's celebration of International Day of Theater. more »

  • Music Somewhere Fest

    • Sat March 26th 2016
    • 6:00 pm
    • $270 to $420 MXN
    • Hacienda Chichi Suarez MAP »

    Two famous DJ's from Spain are coming to Merida to produce a music fest with many invited guests. more »

  • Worship Easter Sunday

    • Sun March 27th 2016
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Centro Historico MAP »

    Regular 7 am mass is suspended. Masses will be held at 8:16 am, 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 5 pm and 6:30 pm. more »

  • Theatre A View from the Bridge

    • Sun March 27th 2016
    • 12:00 pm
    • Free
    • Siglo XXI MAP »

    A screening of the film of the Broadway production of A View From the Bridge, by Arthur Miller. You can read more about it here. Part of Merida's celebration of International Day of Theater. more »

  • Theatre Man and Superman

    • Sun March 27th 2016
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Siglo XXI MAP »

    A screening of the film of the Broadway production of Man and Superman, by George Bernard Shaw, starring Ralph Fiennes. You can read more about it here. Part of Merida's celebration of International D more »

  • Workshops Spanish and Mayan

    • Mon March 28th 2016
    • 9:00 am
    • $100 USD per week
    • TaC MAP »

    Here's a way to learn the two most important languages of Yucatan. Immerse in a two month workshop with local people who will speak only Spanish to you. With practical classes like cooking, visiting l more »

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  • Susan 5 months ago

    You have information elsewhere about Acanceh. Do you know what time the Passion Plays begin today?

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