TOPIC 14. CENTRAL AND WESTERN REGION (Folklore as Way of Cultural…
TOPIC 14. CENTRAL AND WESTERN REGION
Total country population 126, 2 millions
of which 104.5 million would be urban
Gaps in urban services
Traditional popular culture
Forms, develops and preserves the identity values
Teaching, promoting and implementing actions helps to love own traditions
Is the most populated region
The high degree of urbanization in Mexico
insufficient growth in per capita income
World-famous Traditional Gastronomy
Flavors, scents and textures of traditional Mexican cuisine are a pleasant surprise for the senses
fragrant and fresh ingredients
Folklore as Way of Cultural Preservation
The culture of a nation is passed from one generation to another, and each of them enriches it, contributing their experiences, traditions, customs and values. Forging this way the historical memory of a region.
FOLKLORE.cultural assets that accumulate in a social group regardless of their economic status.
It is spread through observation, imitation and continuity, as well as some traditions, such as culinary or musical.
Mexican folklore is a mixture resulted from mestizo music and the influence of the Spanish conquerors.
Common genres are dances, jarabes, polkas, sones and huapangos.