Mazatlán

What is Mazatlán known for?


important activities

are the playoffs and the eight teams that make up the league, one is the representative of Mexico in the Caribbean Series, but that place has to make the final. Mazatlan is a major sporting center of the country, as important activities and renowned also carry such as the marathon and triathlon peaceful, in which not only domestic but also foreign participating athletes. Another sport that has been practiced for over 25 years in the port is football, with major achievements both statewide


nearby gold

and indigenous settlers. By the mid-19th century a large group of immigrants had arrived from Germany. These new citizens developed Mazatlán into a thriving commercial seaport, importing equipment for the nearby gold and silver mines. It served as the capital of Sinaloa from 1859 to 1873. The German settlers also


previous history

disclosure that could only happen in a close relationship between the carriers of such traditions and the people of the region, and this circumstance only occurred in Mazatlan. That is why the theory of French and Spanish influence on the German influence in other regions of Sinaloa, is reinforced as the development of the music of Sinaloa drum has records and previous history in distant places in the mountains of Sinaloa where there was no influence Germany, however, did post-war French influence


show called

Preciado has been on a Mexican singing show called "Cantando Por Un Sueño". He also sang with the popular band La Banda Sinaloense El Recodo. On occasion, he also sings with a mariachi, as evident in the 2001 release of his CD, ''Entre Amigos''. background group_or_band origin Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México genre Banda music, Ranchera **Manzanillo (Manzanillo, Colima) - Playa de Oro International Airport ''seasonal


heavy resistance

Paz, Baja California Sur La Paz , and burnt two enemy gunboats in the harbor of Guaymas under heavy fire. He led the main line of ships that took Mazatlán on November 11, 1847, and on February 15, 1848, launched an amphibious assault on San José del Cabo that managed to strike three miles (5 km) inland and relieve a besieged squadron, despite heavy resistance. He was given command of the California naval blockade in the last months of the war and, after taking part in further land maneuvers, was ordered home. Overview El Rosario, a small town about Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model


popular band

Preciado has been on a Mexican singing show called "Cantando Por Un Sueño". He also sang with the popular band La Banda Sinaloense El Recodo. On occasion, he also sings with a mariachi, as evident in the 2001 release of his CD, ''Entre Amigos''. background group_or_band origin Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México genre Banda music, Ranchera **Manzanillo (Manzanillo, Colima) - Playa de Oro International Airport ''seasonal


singing show

Preciado has been on a Mexican singing show called "Cantando Por Un Sueño". He also sang with the popular band La Banda Sinaloense El Recodo. On occasion, he also sings with a mariachi, as evident in the 2001 release of his CD, ''Entre Amigos''. background group_or_band origin Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México genre Banda music, Ranchera **Manzanillo (Manzanillo, Colima) - Playa de Oro International Airport ''seasonal


unique sound

traditional sones, rancheras, corridos, polkas, waltzes, mazurkas, chotis, all tailored to the sensitivity of the inhabitants of this Mexican region; music as well as popular romantic ballad and cumbia. thumb Example of a Sinaloa band in early 1900. (File:Band´s Sinaloa.jpg) The unique sound of the Sinaloa band is very similar to the bands German and French wind, which is the difference in running musical bands Sinaloa north-central and south of this state. In the north central area, the musical phrasing is lighter and nuanced, most western European style and in the south, the style has a very strong phrasing and a little less nuanced performance, more influenced by the Bavarian style German, which made several researchers, their origin be located in these regions, especially considering foreign intervention in the state and in Mazatlan early in the century it was inhabited mostly by German (Germans) immigrants. However, the Swiss ethnomusicologist Helena Simonett explains that the first sinaloenses bands formed by people who deserted the military bands and the municipal and went to live in the mountain villages, adding credence to the Sinaloa founders, with the rhythmic influence Mayo-Yoreme have contributed to its esencia.15 Nevertheless, there is an historic agreement, which puts the musical influence dates before mazatlán German trade boom (1870-1890), as it not only would be the distribution of instruments through marketing, but was also required a cultural disclosure that could only happen in a close relationship between the carriers of such traditions and the people of the region, and this circumstance only occurred in Mazatlan. That is why the theory of French and Spanish influence on the German influence in other regions of Sinaloa, is reinforced as the development of the music of Sinaloa drum has records and previous history in distant places in the mountains of Sinaloa where there was no influence Germany, however, did post-war French influence intervention and Spanish cultural remnants. Well as evidence of the formation of the first organological Mazatlan clusters and clusters of other Sinaloa, for example: La Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga 1938 that had a strong German influence in his playing style, which included his instumentación stringed instruments, in contrast with La Banda Los Tacuichamona 1888, La Banda Los Sirolas Culiacan (1920) and The Band of Brothers Rubio (1929) Mocorito, which were exclusively instrumental integration of wind instruments and percussion to Galo style -Ibérico fanfare, as well as execution. Main Beaches * Olas Altas. It is the beach with greater historical reference of Mazatlán, is located in the southern part of the city, a few meters from downtown. In the section of the boardwalk that passes through Olas Altas you can see various monuments, such as The Shield, which contains the shields of Sinaloa and Mazatlan; The Deer, statue of a deer concerning the etymology of the name of the city; Monument to Pedro Infante; Monument to The Continuity of Life; Monument Mazatleca Women; is also the famous restaurant "Puerto Viejo". File:Monumento a la mujer mazatleca.JPG Monument to women Mazatleca File:Continuidad a la vida.JPG monument continuity to life File:Escudo de sinaloa.JPG Coat of Sinaloa in Olas Altas * Playa Norte. It is located in the downtown area of the city. Here you can find the Monument to the fishermen; Monument pneumonia and Pacific Brewery. The second of these concerns taxis characteristic of this city. * Playa Sábalo. It is located in the north of the city. * Playa Cerritos. It is an extension of Playa Sábalo. * Playa El Delfin. Located north of the tourist area of the city. * Playa Isla de la Piedra. Located in the southern part of the city. Tourism and Culture Historic Center thumb Mazatlán Historic Center. (File:Centro historico.jpg) The Historic Center of Mazatlan, among its former inhabitants are French (French people), German (Germans), Chinese (Chinese people), Italian (Italians), Spanish (Spanish people) and Americans (whose inhabitants descend much of Mazatlan population), was named Heritage of the Nation on March 12, 2001. A civil association composed of a group of Mazatlan, have managed to revive this area along with the support of various organizations, companies and government authorities. Among the buildings and areas of high cultural value are the Plazuela Machado, the Angela Peralta Theater, the old Hotel Iturbide (today Municipal Arts Centre), Mansion of Redo, Melchers House, House of Retes, Corvera Building, Building Bank of London and Mexico, Haas House, Temple of San José, among others. Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model


development history

, UNAM, counts in the city with an academic unit specializing in science sea. The Center for Food Research and Development. History Mazatlan early settlers According to historians, Indigenous (Indigenous peoples of Mexico) groups were in the region of Mazatlan prior to the arrival of the Spanish. These groups included the Totorames, who lived from the south bank of the River Piaxtla, to the Río de las Cañas, as well as the Xiximes, who lived in the mountains in the bordering


playing style

intervention and Spanish cultural remnants. Well as evidence of the formation of the first organological Mazatlan clusters and clusters of other Sinaloa, for example: La Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga 1938 that had a strong German influence in his playing style, which included his instumentación stringed instruments, in contrast with La Banda Los Tacuichamona 1888, La Banda Los Sirolas Culiacan (1920) and The Band of Brothers Rubio (1929) Mocorito, which were exclusively instrumental integration

Mazatlán

'''Mazatlán''' ( on the Pacific (Pacific Ocean) coast, across from the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula.

Mazatlán is a Nahuatl word meaning "place of deer". Ayuntamiento Municipal de Mazatlán The city was founded in 1531 by an army of Spaniards and indigenous settlers. By the mid-19th century a large group of immigrants had arrived from Germany. These new citizens developed Mazatlán into a thriving commercial seaport, importing equipment for the nearby gold and silver mines. It served as the capital of Sinaloa from 1859 to 1873. The German settlers also influenced the local music, banda (banda music), which is an alteration of Bavarian folk music. The settlers also established the Pacifico Brewery (Pacífico) on March 14, 1900.

With a population of 438,434 (city) and 489,987 (municipality) as of the 2010 census, Mazatlán is the second-largest city in the state. It is also a popular tourist destination, with its beaches lined with resort hotels. A car ferry plies its trade across the Gulf of California from Mazatlán to La Paz, Baja California Sur. The municipality has a land area of 3,068.48 km² (1,184.75 sq mi) and includes smaller outlying communities such as Villa Unión (Villa Unión, Sinaloa), La Noria, El Quelite, El Habal and many other small villages. Mazatlán is served by General Rafael Buelna International Airport.

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