En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

Celebrating our Community at En Via Fest!

In honour of En Via Fest, the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca was transformed into the site of a music festival this past Friday evening. It was the best type of festival; one that saw our community gather in the garden, surrounded by friends, great ent...

Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

Gifts of Culture: Guelaguetza in Oaxaca

Here in Oaxaca, there is currently a strange word on everybody s lips: Guelaguetza. From the Zapotec Indian language it means an offering or gift. In cultures based on exchange and trade it can also be considered in terms of an action or service ...