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March calendar

Multiple special happenings scheduled for this month include cultural festivals and traditional events tied into the Easter holiday period.

Look for program details in the next few editions of the Guadalajara Reporter.

pg19March 11-13: Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) Docu-Ment-Art extension – documentary screenings at Chapala’s Centro Cultural Antigua Presidencia, daily 6 p.m.

March 19: Birth of Benito Juárez commemoration – three-day puente (weekend holiday)

March 20: Vernal Equinox – first day of Spring

March 23-25: Festival Cultural de Marzo – series of cultural events in Ajijic

March 23: Viernes de Dolores – displays dedicated to the Virgin of Sorrows

March 24: Feria de la Capirotada – seasonal bread pudding fair, Ajijic Malecón

March 25-31: Al Son de las Olas – Chapala’s third annual festival of traditional Mexican music and dance

March 25: Palm Sunday processions and religious observances

March 29: Maundy Thursday – Last Supper observances; Passion Play sequences begin in San Antonio Tlayacapan and Ajijic

March 30: Good Friday – Passion Plays, Via Crucis daytime processions, nighttime silent marches

March 31: Sábado Santo (Holy Saturday) – late night Easter Eve Vigils and Resurrection Mass, followed by burning of Judas effigies

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