In order to promote Mexican traditions in this border city, the Tijuana Cultural Center (Cecut), made the Mexican Traditional Clothing Parade inherited by native peoples with symbolism and cultural value.
In an interview, the organizer of the event said that clothing is an artistic expression that provides identity to Mexicans and that attracts many of the inhabitants of Tijuana because they come from other states and even draws the attention of people who come from abroad to root canal in Tijuana Mexico.
Most of us who live in Tijuana are migrants, some of us have arrived in this city since we were very young, and I think it is important that we know our roots, said the designer and dance teacher.
He mentioned that he started his collection with 20 costumes, which grew little by little and ended up presenting 45 with indigenous embroidery, which he has shown in his San Diego Museum and consulate parade, but also this indigenous art has been recognized in Paris and Italy.
The purpose of these parades is to make known the costumes embroidered by artisans with more than 70 years of age who make designs with great affection, most of them perform the work with which they feed their families.
He expressed that the parade had representation of different regions and cultures of the country “since they are the artistic expressions that give us identity such as Maya, Otomi, Purépecha, Totonac, Nahua, Huichol, Mazahua, Mestiza and Tzotzil.
Figures such as the Chinese poblana, the charro, garments of the guelaguetza, the rebozo, hat, huaraches, embroidered skirts and blouses, gave the attendees, in the parade presented at the Cecut, a reference of cultural identity mexican
Traditional Mexican Clothing, was made to celebrate the “Mexican Night” at the Tijuana Cultural Center, which was full of color, texture and flavor that surrounds the traditions of the month of the nation.
Teenagers, youth and adults wore, during the parade, costumes from Michoacán, Baja California, Chiapas, Guadalajara, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Guanajuato, Guerrero and Oaxaca, to name a few.
He indicated that each dress was presented with regional music from where it came from, and also made with original materials, some as they were used in the pre-Hispanic era, and those who wore it were also from the states where the cultures flourished.