M A D E B Y : Y UN T O R R E S C US T O D I O
Some of the traditions in México are very famous and
others are similar but they are celebrated by in
another way in all the world for example: The dead
day, independence day, revolution day, mothers
and fathers day ,merry chrismas, the summer day,
new year and etc.
• The states in Mexico have their own characteristics, which make a
state unique, the culture ,the people etc.
• The central part of Mexico is formed by different states like
Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí, Tlaxcala, Michoacán, Jalisco, Puebla, etc.
Dance in Jalisco
• This dance is maybe the most popular dance of Mexico, it´s
called “Jarabe Tapatio”. This dance is very cheerful because of the
music and the steps.
• Origins of Mexican Dance
• Dance is one of the most important art that shows the feelings of
Is such an important art that is thought that drama and chant
become from this expression.
The Prehispanic Mexican people believed that dancing was a way
of showing love to their gods. Mexican dance has been influenced
by many countries of the world.
• The traditional cuisine of Mexico finds place in UNESCO's list of
'Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity'. Beans, chili peppers
and native corns are the staple foods used in the Mexican
cuisine. Mexicans prefer corn over rice and wheat in their food.
In Mexico, the tortilla made from corn is widely used with
Other items found in Mexican food are the
squashes, tomatoes, avocados, mangoes, pineapples, etc.
These ingredients are used in the preparation of a variety of
dishes which have their origin in Mesoamerica and Spain.
You will find edible flowers and similar ingredients in Mexican
dishes. Such type of ingredients are not commonly used in
other cuisines of the world.
The Spanish and other Europeans introduced
pork, beef, cheese and chicken into the diet of native
The traditional music of Mexico is quite diverse in form. The different
regions of this country are known for different kinds of folk music.
Mariachi is one of the well-known forms of music to have evolved in
Mexico. It originated in the state of Jalisco. Mariachi is
characterized by a group of 10-20 musicians. Such a group is
generally headed by a lead singer. Ranchera is another form of
music of Mexico which evolved during the time of Mexican
Revolution. Ranchera music revolves around themes related to
Flamenco Dance Banda Music can be described as mixture of
traditional Mexican music and Polka music. Polka music was
introduced to native Mexicans by the Germans. Banda music
gained popularity in the 1890s decade. The different kinds of songs
grouped under Banda include rancheras, boleros, baladas, etc.
Norteño music originated in rural Mexico.
• The geography of Mexico describes the
geographic features of Mexico, a country in
the Americas. Mexico is located at about 23° N and
102° W in the southern portion of North America. It is
also located in a region known as Middle America.
From its farthest land points, Mexico is a little over
3,200 km (2,000 mi) in length.
• In major cities, modern Mexican clothing do not
differ very much from the clothes we use everyday.
Thanks to the globalization, young Mexican people
living in big cities trend to wear clothes like loud-
colored cotton t-shirts, snickers and jeans. But this
changes a lot when we get out of the main cities
and look into smaller towns, where we can see
modern clothes with a “native” feeling, which is
shown mainly by the colors chosen.