The mission of the Foreign Ministry is: To broaden and deepen Mexico’s political, economic, cultural and cooperative relationships with all regions for the benefit of integral development of all Mexicans. To safeguard and strengthen Mexico’s sovereignty and independence and to guarantee its national interests and security based on the Constitutional principles of foreign policy. To assure that all international programs undertaken by federal, state and local government and by all branches of government that have an impact of Mexico’s relationships with other countries are carried out in a coordinated fashion.
|Events and Programs
“Jewel Film Series” Mexican Literary Classics on Screen
Mexican Cultural Center, Mexican Consulate, and Drexel University together present this series of Mexican literary classics made into incredible films. All films will be screened at Drexel University, 113 Campbell Auditorium, Stratton Building, 32nd and Chestnut St. The series kicks off with Doña Bárbara, a famous Mexican film from 1943.
Art After 5
The Philadelphia Museum of Art along with co-sponsors Mexican Cultural Center and the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia, are proud to present Crisol, at a special Art After 5 Cinco de Mayo performance. Spanish for “melting pot,” Crisol has been performing in the Philadelphia area since 1997. This Latin ensemble is dedicated to the interpretation of folk and traditional music from Latin America. Dance the night away to Puerto Rican boleros, Cuban sones, Mexican mariachi music, Colombian cumbias, and Dominican merengues. The event is free with museum admission.
Sponsored by the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia and the Mexican Cultural Center (MCC), Fleisher Art Memorial will be holding a free hands-on art workshop for families. Join artists Cesar Viveros and Ana Guissel Palma for a Mayan workshop as well as an eggshell workshop with Marta Sanchez.
For more information, visit www.sre.gob.mx.