martes, 5 de diciembre de 2017

“Floral Rugs” of Patamban in Morelia

Floral rugs of Patamban in Morelia is a highly anticipated event, which takes place every year on the Calzada Fray Antonio de San Miguel during the Music Festival of Morelia. This year, 2017, the event took place the weekend of November 18 and 19.

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia

Floral Rugs of Patamban, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban, Michoacan

The beauty of this cultural and artistic event shows one of our traditions of Michoacán, which takes place on one of the most beautiful street of Mexico. The presentation of the Floral Rugs of Patamban in this magnificent festival is one that we recommend to our guests at Hotel Mansión Iturbe in Pátzcuaro.

The Capital of Michoacán, Morelia, is just 60 kilometers from Pátzcuaro.

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan


The Floral Rugs of Patamban, in the indigenous community of the municipality of Tangancícuaro, normally takes place each year, in western Michoacán, typically the last Sunday in October in honor of the Patron Saint of the village, Christ the King.

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan

For the elaboration of these floral rugs, it is necessary to collect flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves and wood. Flowers used include birds of paradise, marigolds, bougainvillea, gladioli, and margaritas, among others. An explosion of color, textures, aromas and lots of imagination show the art of Patamban craftsmen.

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
When visiting these floral rugs in Morelia, give yourself time to observe the surroundings, the architecture of this beautiful roadway, its lovely trees, taking you back in time, and imagining Morelia as it was 500 years ago.

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Check out the details of these floral rugs of Patamban, with their different figures, and the thoroughness with which they have been prepared by the hands of Michoacán artists.

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan

But there is still more; you can see how various crafts of Michoacán are made, such as pottery or textiles crafts.

Artisan from Patamban, Michoacán

Mexican Artisan making pottery from Patamban, Michoacan
Mexican Artisan making pottery from Patamban, Michoacan
Embroidery made by women from Patamban, Michoacán
Embroidery made by women from Patamban, Michoacán

Finally, enjoy a great music concert to boot! This year the billboard was "Les Transformateurs Acoustiques," who delighted the throngs along the Calzada Fray Antonio.
Special mention goes to the Miguel Bernal Jiménez Orchestra and Choir of the Transformation, formed by talented children from Michoacán who lived up to the motto of the Festival: "We are all music."

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan

Come and enjoy the cultural events in our State. Visiting Pátzcuaro which is always an excellent choice due to its location at a short distance from the main tourist attractions of Michoacán.

Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan
Floral Rugs of Patamban in Morelia, Michoacan

*Text and pictures, property of Hotel Mansión Iturbe.

We invite you to visit more post in our blog, you will find information about Pátzcuaro and it's surroundings, that we hope will be useful for you next trip to our colonial town in Mexico.

Here are some post that we suggest you:

The Temple of Apostle Santiago in Tupataro, Michoacan

Ucareo – “Oasis of Eastern Michoacán”

Fatima’s Shrine, Tacámbaro, Michoacán


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