Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

At Xcaret Park every day there are efforts to promote and preserve Mexican culture. Several traditions of Mexico have been enlisted as Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity by UNESCO.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization indicates as an intangible heritage the diversity of cultural expressions within a region that has been inherited from ancestors and endures until present day. It includes festivities, rituals, and oral traditions, among other expressions.

Mexico is one of the countries with the highest number of cultural heritages in the world. At Xcaret Park, you can enjoy some of these intangible elements of Mexican culture.

Since more than a decade, every year the Day of the Dead celebration has a tribute at the Festival of Life and Death Traditions which takes place in from October 30 to November 2nd. Attend the Ritual Ceremony of the Voladores (flying men), witness some of the impressive moves of the Charreria at the horse exhibition, or taste some of the dishes of traditional Mexican gastronomy in one of Xcaret’s restaurants or special events.

At the Xcaret México Espectacular show, you can watch traditional dances and listen to the Mariachi music where strings, singing voices, and trumpets touch deep feelings. Or you can let your spirit fly away while listening to the beautiful Pirekua traditional singing.

Discover the magnificent Mexican cultural expressions in a pleasant journey through time and ancient traditions. Come to Xcaret to live Mexico!

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