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Last weekend the program “Know My Municipality” came to the picturesque city of Concordia where there was an excellent participation by cycling groups, Club Maz 4×4, Local Livestock Association and the visitors and residents of the municipality.

A great popular festival where the riches and attractive that protects this municipality located on the banks of the Presidio river were highlighted was so enjoyed for dozens of families who participated in each of the activities planned by the Ministry of Tourism of Sinaloa, where without a doubts horseback riding, 4×4 and cycling routes, rodeo, popular dance, gastronomy and exhibitions were those that stole the taste of the audience.

Here we leave a small taste of what was lived in Concordia and remember that we wait for you in the next edition of “Know My Municipality” visiting on this occasion to San Ignacio.

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Yesterday afternoon was carried out the inauguration of Mazatlan Cup Soccer 2015 which became a great celebration of soccer by bringing together 180 teams from 17 states of the Mexican Republic and a selective of Colombia.

The event was attended by municipal and sports authorities, as well as the body of viewers of the football mexican teams: Tigres, Atlas, Monterrey, Santos and Chivas.

The Mazatlan Cup Soccer 2015 organized by D’portenis is a large gathering that comes to revive the economy of the port with the visit of more than 4,000 families and the involvement of children and youth from different entities, including the participation of a women’s team from Colombia.

Welcome!

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May
15

Congratulations Teacher!

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Today May 15 is celebrated in Mexico one of the noblest work of man, Teacher’s Day, whose vocation mark so the life of the people who manages to become an inspiration in the professional life of human beings.

In 1918 by decree of then President of Mexico Venustiano Carranza was commemorated for the first time the Teacher’s Day, but for many other nations the day varies; according to UNESCO the day instituted for such celebration is the October 5.

We extend a warm congratulations and appreciation to all those teachers whose effort, patience, dedication, commitment and responsibility to education are the main driver, wishing that their labor should be revalued in the society as cultural trainers.

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cruiseships_securityAt the request of the shipping company Carnival and for the recent events of violence in the state of Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta will adopt the Tourist Safety and Security Protocol of the Cruise ships which has been implemented in Mazatlan by state, federal, municipal authorities and tour operators; in order to strengthen security in the Mexican Pacific route.

That is why the Secretary of Tourism of Puerto Vallarta, Jose Estrada Virgen, the Director General of API, Miguel Garcia Beltran and the Commander of the Federal Police and Head of the Airport station of Vallarta, Victor Salinas Loya; invited their counterparts from Sinaloa to expose the security protocol and adopt new strategies of operation.

During exposure of the protocol the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, emphasized the modernization of the port, the creation of the Tourist Police, the Water Rescue Squad, Surveillance Program, Training by the OEA and the network tourist assistance of foreign volunteers (Blue Shirt). He also attributed the success to the work of prevention patrol and instant communication systems and the participation of society and local entrepreneurs to recover public and tourist areas.

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northzonesinaloaThe Ministry of Tourism of Sinaloa along with representatives of the tourism sector of the northern Sinaloa, Ahome City Council and the Council for the Development of Sinaloa (Codesin) has begun the works to establish the basis where it will integrate an agenda of actions and tourism products development in the northern state of Sinaloa, in order to generate greater flow of visitors and benefit all communities surrounding the towns of El Fuerte, Ahome and northern area of the state.

franciscocordovaSinaloa has three tourist areas (north, center and south), each of which with its own attractions and places of interest. The North Zone in currently being negotiated development and promotion work is integrated by the municipalities of Ahome, El Fuerte, Choix, Guasave and Sinaloa, which is known for its indigenous people and natural beauty.

Today this area of the state offers to its visitors three tourist circuits:

Mochis – Mochicahui – El Fuerte – Choix: you can admire colonial buildings, purchase handicrafts of the region, bathing in thermal waters and enjoy fishing and hunting.

Los Mochis – Topolobampo – Maviri: it has beautiful beaches where sport fishing is practiced and sailing.

Los Mochis – El Carrizo: an important part of the circuit Sea of Cortez – Copper Canyon where you can also go fishing and hunting.

Know Sinaloa and let yourself fall in love with its charms!

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International Congress of Medicine Lobos 2015The Autonomous University of Durango Campus Mazatlan starred its first International Congress of Medicine Lobos 2015 in which managed to bring nearly 3,000 students from the nine campus that the university has in the country.

With the presence of the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton, the Rector of the Autonomous University of Durango, Mariano Soriana Sariñana and the most recognized doctors of health-care institutions of Sinaloa, where the student medical community actively participated during the opening ceremony.

During the International Congress of Medicine Lobos 2015 participants will attend 12 conferences with leading edge topics, 3 lectures, 18 workshops with international certifications by “The American Heart Association” and 3 academic competitions, as well as the intervention of the renowned Dr. Roy Perez Tamayo, author of books like “The medical nutrition in Mexico in the XXI Century” and “Medical ethics in the Mexican health system.”

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swellMaritime authorities have issued a new warning to the entire Mexican Pacific for Tuesday May 12, where it is expected to register again the phenomenon Swell from the state of Chiapas to Sinaloa, for which we exhort the whole community of Mazatlan and tourists who are visiting the port to take precautions body obeying the signs of life and avoiding entering the sea.

Swell Phenomenon is a long and continuous waves generated by ocean storms accompanied by strong winds. While it is true that it does not constitute a danger as it would be a tsunami, the wave of Swell up not with great force but with the impetus to put in risk the buildings built on the sea shore and even cause injury to persons that are close to the collision of the sea with the surface.

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May
08

Concordia Nature Tourism

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With the aim to promote and stimulate the nature tourism and adventure that is practiced in the Sierra of Concordia, tour operators and travel agencies from the city of Culiacan will integrate the efforts of the Ministry of Tourism of Sinaloa to stimulate the supply of travel packages to the ecotourism cabins in El Paraiso in “El Nacaral” located in the community of Santa Lucia, Concordia where visitors can enjoy pleasant stays in direct contact with nature, flora and fauna of the region.

Approximately 60 minutes from the beautiful port of Mazatlan and just 15 minutes from the Baluarte Bridge the cabins “El Nacaral” are equipped with comfortable facilities for overnight and offers its visitors attractions such as hiking, bird watching, petroglyphs, sawmills, Alcatraz flower plantations, gastronomy and camping areas.

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From 7 to 10 May seven national media will realize a familiarization trip (fam trip) in the southern Sinaloa to know the crafts of Sinaloa and promote it as a tourist attraction, offering spaces that allow to our artisans disseminate their work and creations.

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This “fam trip” promoted by the Association of Hotels and Tourism Companies of Mazatlan includes the visit to:

  • Shell Museum in Mazatlan.
  • Onilikan Factory.
  • Vinata of Los Osuna.
  • Manufacturing process of “Suaves” (regional candy produced from coconut marshmallow).
  • Making crafts in bule in “El Tablon Viejo” and “Las Barcinas” (El Rosario and Escuinapa).
  • Leather Goods (La Noria).
  • Manufacture of tiles by hand (Malpica, Concordia).
  • Elaboration of canned papaya (El Rodeo, Cosala).

On this familiarization trip the media that have confirmed are: México Desconocido, Newspaper Reforma (suplemento De Viaje), El Universal (suplemento Destinos), Magazine Conceptos Turísticos, Traveler Guide to Mexico, Viaja Bonito y Reportour 98.5 FM and the Magazine Tiempo Libre.

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On May 5, 1900 opens its doors for the first time in Mazatlan Manuel Romero Rubio Market, also called the “iron palace” and known today as Pino Suarez Market, name decreed on February 14, 1915 in honor of Vice President of Mexico Jose Maria Pino Suarez, who was killed along with Francisco I. Madero one year after having visited Mazatlan in 1913.

The Municipal Market of Mazatlan “Pino Suarez” was designed and built by Mr. Alejandro Loubet, constructed in iron and steel and based on the Art Nouveau style, using the same techniques that were used seven years before in the construction of the Eiffel Tower. This new building work marked the history of Mazatlan placing it as the center of trade and industry more progressive of the country.

Over time, the Pino Suarez Market has undergone major changes that have been placed as a historic bridge between the past and present. Today it remains one of the main centers of trade in Mazatlan and one of the most visited by tourists thanks to its splendid location in the heart of the city.

The Pino Suarez Market is an architectural gem not only for Mazatlan, but nationally where it is placed as one of the signs of history and culture, considering the type of structure of the property and the time that has remained with the doors open to the service of society.

If you are visiting the port, we invite you to discover a jewel of culture and history of Mazatlan.

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