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Mexico Week 2018


Mexico Week 2018

Following the successes in previous years, the University of Southampton is delighted to invite colleagues, students and friends across the City to participate in our Mexico Week 2018. There will be a range of exciting events that coincide with the famous Mexican celebrations of the Day of the Dead, for which there will be an offering set up among other interesting activities that you can see below:


October 24 12:00-14:00 Mariachi Band Outside the Students' Union Free
October 24 15:00-17:00 Mariachi Band Opposite West Quay entrance Free
October 24 17:30 Official VIP Launch Hartley Suite, Staff Social Centre By invitation only
October 25 18:00 Los invisibles film screening and panel discussion Room 1177, Avenue Campus Free
October 26 20:00 Alex Mercado Trio Turner Sims £10-£20
October 27 19:30-21:30 Lucha Libre Team Southampton Hall, SUSU Building (42) £10
October 28 13:00-20:00 Day of the Dead Family Festival The Brook, Portswood Road £2.50-£4.50
October 29 17:30-18:30 Set up the Day of the Dead ofrenda Avenue Campus (65) Free
October 30 All day Day of the Dead ofrendas Avenue Campus (65) and SUSU Building (42) Free
October 30 17:00 Coco screening Union films, The Cube Free
October 31 13:00 Special visits for schools to Day of the Dead Ofrendas. Talk by Dr. Jane Lavery Avenue Campus Free (must book)
November 1 19:30 Bitter Pineapples production Studio 144 Free
November 2 20:00 Mexican Society Day of the Dead party The Cube, SUSU Building (42) £4

if you would like to know more about Lucha libre show and the Day of the Dead Family festival, find out more here! For more updates, you can also visit our Facebook page! 

Mariachi Fiesta!

Mexican Mariachis will be performing at the university of Southampton and in the City Centre on Wednesday 24 October 2018

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The Day of the Dead

A transnational festivity

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The Catrina

Would you like to know what a Catrina is?

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