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University of Guadalajara opens Chinese language school

After three years of negotiations with Beijing City University (BCU), the University of Guadalajara (UdeG) has announced the opening of the Confucius Institute, to be housed in the Proulex language center, located on Calle Tomás V. Gomez 125, in Colonia Arcos Vallarta.

Priest denounces mistreatment by federal officers at airport

A Jesuit priest was detained for 40 minutes by National Guard police after being mistaken for an Uber driver at the Guadalajara International Airport, Mural newspaper and other sources have reported.

Legislators propose new garbage separation laws

State legislators from the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) are proposing a bill that would see property tax discounts and other benefits given to citizens who separate their garbage.

Popular downtown light festival extended to six nights

GDLuz, the annual sound and light spectacle held in downtown Guadalajara, will run for an additional two days this month, from Tuesday, February 14 to Sunday, February 19.

Bid made to rename a park that already has two names

The city’s gay community has presented Guadalajara city hall with an official petition to change the name of the Parque de la Revolución (at Juarez and Federalismo) to the Plazoleta de la Diversidad (Diversity Plaza).

OFJ season gets under way

The Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (OFJ) will see four guest conductors take the baton during an eight-program 2023 winter season, which kicks off with concerts at Guadalajara’s Teatro Degollado on Thursday, February 9 and Sunday, February 12.

Acclaimed pianist returns ‘home’ for reunion with state orchestra

The state-funded Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (OFJ) will start the new year by showcasing one of Jalisco’s finest musical talents, 20-year-old pianist Daniela Liebman, who stepped into the limelight more than a decade ago as an thrilling child prodigy.