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Millions Tune in to Virtual Cervantine

The Guadaloops perform at the 2020 Cervantine Festival.

By KYLIE MADRY With the International Cervantine Festival’s (FIC) closure Sunday, Oct. 18, organizers reported that over 4.2 million viewers tuned in to the virtual fest throughout its five-day run. The Cervantine moved on line this year due to the covid-19 pandemic and restrictions on in-person events. “Millions of people, from Mexico and from countries like the United States, Spain,

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Cervantine Fest to Support Unemployed Workers

The Cervantine Festival closed Sunday, Oct. 18. Photo: Issac Rodolfo García/FIC

By KYLIE MADRY While Mexico’s International Cervantine Festival (FIC) looked a bit different this year, festival organizers announced in a press conference on Sunday, Oct. 18, that they were going to do their part to support those affected by the festival’s move on line due to covid-19. Moving Guanajuato’s famous fest to the digital sphere was quite a feat, but

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Cervantine Festival Offers Activities Near and Far

By KYLIE MADRY After going digital this year, Guanajuato’s International Cervantine Festival (FIC) is navigating the new reality to find opportunities close to home and around the world. The five-day celebration, arguably the biggest cultural festival in Latin America, reached the mid-way mark Friday, Oct. 16, after opening Wednesday, Oct. 14. And while almost all of the events, including presentations,

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Five-Day Cervantine Festival Offers Tribute to Beethoven

By KYLIE MADRY Guanajuato’s famous International Cervantine Festival (FIC) kicked off Wednesday, Oct. 14, “raising its digital curtain” with a performance by the Ensamble de Música Barroca Capella Guanajuatensis. The Mexican culture festival moved online this year after it became clear over the summer that covid-19 restrictions would not be lifted in time for a physical event to take place.

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