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Colors of Villahermosa - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

México - Villahermosa \/ Tabasco The capital of the state of Tabasco welcomes tourists with friendliness, hospitality, and, of course, the color that cannot be confused with any other. It wouldn't hurt to recharge yourself with positive energy from local residents. They are like a battery for everyone who comes in contact with them. Emotional and somewhat naive, they fascinate new friends at first sight, leaving the most pleasant impressions of communication. And they remain optimists until old age. A relaxed attitude to life is in their blood, and that is why they rarely show aggression or behave rudely. However, for the same reason, they may seem laid-back and lazy (especially in comparison with hardworking representatives of northern countries).
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Villahermosa residents often smile, and this is probably the secret of their love for life. It is customary to smile at everyone - even random passers-by. Well, in response, of course, they want to see the same smile - sincere and good-natured. They are also characterized by tolerance for everything unusual. This is reflected in the fact that if someone wants to dress or put on makeup in a non-standard way (of course, within the bounds of decency), locals accept it without any questions. You can only notice admiring glances because someone can thus express their individuality. Therefore, there are quite a lot of representatives of subcultures - metalheads, punks, cybergoths.
When it comes to culinary delights of Villahermosa, of course, it is worth trying the sauce with the name of the state, whose capital the city is. The main product in the local culinary tradition is banana. Other food that makes up a diet of residents of the capital of Tabasco state is fish. In addition to the famous sauce, you must try other national dishes like “toastones de platano” (banana chips), “bosto” (stuffed fish with spices), “postas de pescado” (fried fish), "melkocha de platano" (boiled bananas with whipped cream), “plátanos rellenos” (stuffed bananas), naranja agria (marinated sour oranges). Copyright
Love for food is in the blood of locals, which is evidenced by holding interesting gastronomic festivals. The most remarkable event is rightfully considered to be Festival Del Chocolate taking place in late November. Without exaggeration, it is a paradise for the sweet tooth. And, of course, you can not miss the festival when traveling with children. By the way, a special program is prepared for them with workshops, culinary shows, and, of course, tastings, for the sake of which it's worth to attend the event. The festival is held in Tabasco Park. Its participants are the best chefs who come from all over the world, but mostly from Latin American countries.
Another gastronomic festival is held in late August. The event is called Festival del Ostión. Its gastronomic program includes tasting dishes where the main product is oysters. Besides that, the audience can enjoy beach parties, kayak tours, as well as workshops where you can learn how to prepare local dishes - Tapesco, Exabeshe, Mole sauce, Tamales. The event takes place in Paraiso and Puerto de Chiltepec, the two towns located near Villahermosa.
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Arriving in mid-October, one should not miss Festival Cultural Ceiba, which is regularly attended by over 500 artists from all over the world. Dedicated to culture, it is a very multifaceted event of this kind. Here the audience is entertained by theatrical, musical performances, fine art and photography exhibitions, and film screenings. The goal of the festival is to promote the multifaceted culture of Mexico and show the “art of living”. The event is held in different locations - Great Dome Zone CICOM, State Theatre, Library José María Pino Suarez, Agora Cultural Center Auditorium Anthropology Museum, Casa de Arte José Gorostiza, and Planetarium.
Government Palace Those visiting the capital of Tabasco state between the late April and early May will never forget impressions they can get from attending Feria Tabasco. In addition, here you can buy very interesting gizmos. The festival involves an after-party, parades, performances, a village theater, cattle and food exhibitions, as well as a beauty contest where the “Queen of Flowers” is chosen. Tabasco Park serves as the traditional venue for the exhibition. Without exaggeration, it one of the biggest festivals and a very distinctive event, so this is a kind of must-have. Take one of the best chances to get as closely acquainted with the local culture and traditions as possible.
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Such a festival as Día de los Muertos falling on November 1-2 is widely celebrated in the city. It has its own traditions of celebrating, and therefore it's worth visiting the event while in Villahermosa. Locals also widely celebrate Semana Santa, or Holy Week, during which festive divine services are held. For the occasion of another religious festival, namely Día de San Isidro, it is customary to organize a marathon. It starts from Tenosique de Pino Suárez and ends in the state capital of Tabasco.
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