Event Category: Festivals/Fiestas
International Meeting of Coexistence and Universal Brotherhood
Friday-Thursday, May 11-19
San Miguel de Allende
Friday, May 11
6:45pm Parade, (Mesones, Hidalgo, Portal Allende, Correo, Corregidora, Jardin)
Saturday, May 12
7:00pm – Dances of Indonesia – Jardin
8:00pm – Dances Folkloric of Peru – Jardin
Sunday, May 13
7:00p – Dance Folkloric of Salamanca – Jardin
Monday, May 14
7:30 – Live Latin American Music – Jardin
Tuesday, May 15
7:00pm – Movie: L’Accabadora – Theatro Santa Ana
8:00pm – Fokloric Dance Performances – Jardin
Wednesday, May 16
5:30pm – Movie: Un Ragazzo d’oro – Teatro Santa Ana
7:30pm – Tango Exhibition – Jardin
Thursday, May 17
7:30pm – Children Folkloric Ballet – Jardin
Friday, May 18
7:30pm – Folkloric Dance Performances – Jardin
Saturday, May 19
7:00pm – Folkloric Dances – Jardin
This year the International Meeting of Coexistence and Universal Brotherhood that takes place year after year in the Municipality of San Miguel de Allende, with the purpose of coexistence between more than 30 different countries, it is expected the participation of more than 40 ambassadors, so that they share their culture, ideology, religion, customs among others.
Luis Ferro de la Sota, President of “San Miguel en Marcha” said that in San Miguel de Allende there are more than 60 nationalities living in this city, more than 100 civil associations where everyone works and it does not matter that their countries are at war; they coexist shaking hands with each other. He said that many times they do not understand each other in the language, but they do understand the purpose and purpose and the social work.
This project was born after the death of Stirling Dickinson, a foreigner who in his life mentioned “one does not choose where to be born, but if he chooses where to live and where to die”, noting that the foreigner raised the Culture in the Municipality to a large extent and it was thanks to the Mr. Dickinson in the company of Enrique Fernández Martínez that the Allende Institute was known around the world.
The objective is the preservation of Culture and history; emphasizing that San Miguel de Allende is a Cultural Heritage of Humanity and the Twinning of the Universal Culture of Mexico with the World.
It is worth mentioning that representations of all the Continents are made during this meeting. During a week, this town becomes “The World House of Culture”. With the diplomatic participation of different countries.