Surprise for the cultural and handcrafts richness in Tacambaro

Tacámbaro , Michoacán

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VISIT THE AMALIA SOLORZANO CULTURAL CENTER


Visit the Amalia Solorzano Cultural Center, a space for culture and art located next to the House of Mariquita, muse of the popular music composer Marco A. Jiménez, who dedicated to it his song “Adios Mariquita Linda”. 


EXPLORE MICHOACAN’S ROADS


Discover that Bulmaro Bermudez’s song “Caminos de Michoacan” was inspired by the beautiful villages of Michoacan. The lyrics allude to the story of Tacambaro,  in which a man goes looking for his beloved and believes she might be in Tacambaro or Pedernales.


MEET THE AUTHOR OF THE USELESS LIFE OF PITO PEREZ


Jose Ruben Romero, author of the satirical novel “The Useless Life of Pito Perez,” was born in this town. This book is a page-turner that can be read in one sitting. Where better to read it than on the benches of Tacambaro?


Discover that Tacambaro is the birthplace of many important figures that have contributed to the Mexican artistic and cultural development, through their many works.


PURCHASE TACAMBARO’S HANDICRAFTS


In the afternoon, visit Casa del Artesano, located in the Plazuela del Santo Niño, and get a souvenir from Tacambaro. The handcrafts are made of huinumu, a pine leaf which is used to produce baskets, vases, bags, tortilleros and fruit platters. You will also find wonderful fabrics and embroidery, as well as handcrafts made of paper Mache. All of these unique crafts are made by artisans who maintain the town’s traditions and have made a living out of these crafts, becoming a local economy motor.

 

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