Pátzcuaro

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that it means happy place or seat of temples. Pátzcuaro received its coat of arms in 1553 from Charles V of Spain (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor). History The only history available about the founding of Pátzcuaro comes from a book called ''Relación'' written by Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza. It states that two chiefs by the names of Páracume and Vápeani arrived in the area, then called Tarimichundiro, with their tribe, the Chichimecas. Here


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in Pátzcuaro and other towns in Michoacán is the Festival Cultural de la Muerte. Since 1993, this event has been held to exhibit paintings, photographs, film, dance, crafts and altars that are created for this day. Canoeing competitions on the lake are popular here as well as "torneos de calavaeras"(tournaments of skulls) which are satirical poetry contests with the theme of death and black humor. This festival takes place from 27 October to 2 November. right thumb 250px Lake Pátzcuaro (Image:Mexico-patzcuaro.jpg) '''Lake Pátzcuaro''' (Spanish: ''Lago de Pátzcuaro'') is a lake in the municipality of Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Richards was blacklisted in Hollywood because of his left wing views. He wrote under various pseudonyms to get work, until he finally gave up and became a carpenter. He retired to Pátzcuaro, Mexico, where he died, still bitter about the career he had lost.


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an adult. On November 1 of the year after a child's death, the godparents set a table in the parents' home with sweets, fruits, ''pan de muerto'', a cross, a rosary (used to ask the Virgin Mary to pray for them) and candles. This is meant to celebrate the child's life, in respect and appreciation for the parents. There is also dancing with colorful costumes, often with skull-shaped masks and devil masks in the plaza or garden of the town. At midnight on November 2, the people light candles and ride winged boats called ''mariposas'' (Spanish for "butterflies") to Janitzio, an island in the middle of the lake where there is a cemetery, to honor and celebrate the lives of the dead there. Sister cities 20px (Image:Flag of Slovakia.svg) Nitra, Slovakia and 20px (Image:Flag of Mexico.svg) Pátzcuaro, Mexico are Naperville's official sister cities. The partnership with Nitra became official on November 17, 1993, and the partnership with Pátzcuaro became official on November 13, 2010. right thumb 250px Lake Pátzcuaro (Image:Mexico-patzcuaro.jpg) '''Lake Pátzcuaro''' (Spanish: ''Lago de Pátzcuaro'') is a lake in the municipality of Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Richards was blacklisted in Hollywood because of his left wing views. He wrote under various pseudonyms to get work, until he finally gave up and became a carpenter. He retired to Pátzcuaro, Mexico, where he died, still bitter about the career he had lost.


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in Pátzcuaro and other towns in Michoacán is the Festival Cultural de la Muerte. Since 1993, this event has been held to exhibit paintings, photographs, film, dance, crafts and altars that are created for this day. Canoeing competitions on the lake are popular here as well as "torneos de calavaeras"(tournaments of skulls) which are satirical poetry contests with the theme of death and black humor. This festival takes place from 27 October to 2 November. ref name "cultural">


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in Pátzcuaro and other towns in Michoacán is the Festival Cultural de la Muerte. Since 1993, this event has been held to exhibit paintings, photographs, film, dance, crafts and altars that are created for this day. Canoeing competitions on the lake are popular here as well as "torneos de calavaeras"(tournaments of skulls) which are satirical poetry contests with the theme of death and black humor. This festival takes place from 27 October to 2 November. ref name "cultural"


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Pablo Beaumont. The town of '''Janitzio''', which means "where it rains", is located atop the hill. Janitzio can only be reached by boats which run regularly back and forth from about 7:30 am to 6 pm, accessible from Pátzcuaro's pier (embarcadero). These boats can be hired to take you around other parts of the lake. The town is famous for the butterfly fishermen who are skilled at lowering their butterfly-shaped nets to catch the local famous cuisine "


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and a "punished" clock, set high up in a tower. It is considered "punished" as it does not chime at twelve noon. It is said that the machinery for the clock was brought from Spain on orders of Charles V who wanted to get rid of it for marking an hour that was disagreeable to the Crown. Another story states that an unfortunate young woman was killed by the clock when she got in the way of the bell and the pendulum when it was ready to ring twelve. In the 16th century, the complex suffered major damage due to a fire. It was rebuilt to the look that it has now. This temple and the cloister next door housed the Jesuits when they came to Pátzcuaro at the request of Vasco de Quiroga because of their reputation in the field of education. right thumb 250px Lake Pátzcuaro (Image:Mexico-patzcuaro.jpg) '''Lake Pátzcuaro''' (Spanish: ''Lago de Pátzcuaro'') is a lake in the municipality of Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Richards was blacklisted in Hollywood because of his left wing views. He wrote under various pseudonyms to get work, until he finally gave up and became a carpenter. He retired to Pátzcuaro, Mexico, where he died, still bitter about the career he had lost.


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for their traditional skills in producing art out of feathers. There are all in all seven feather-pictures in the treasury, making it the largest collection of such specific items. It belonged to the collection of emperor Rudolf II. Rayón chose to move to Aguascalientes because a big Spanish army was going to Zacatecas. While the Rayón army was traveling, colonel Miguel Emparan intercept them but Rayón won and kept moving to Michoacan. In may 3, close to La Piedad, began


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in Pátzcuaro and other towns in Michoacán is the Festival Cultural de la Muerte. Since 1993, this event has been held to exhibit paintings, photographs, film, dance, crafts and altars that are created for this day. Canoeing competitions on the lake are popular here as well as "torneos de calavaeras"(tournaments of skulls) which are satirical poetry contests with the theme of death and black humor. This festival takes place from 27 October to 2 November. right thumb 250px Lake Pátzcuaro (Image:Mexico-patzcuaro.jpg) '''Lake Pátzcuaro''' (Spanish: ''Lago de Pátzcuaro'') is a lake in the municipality of Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Richards was blacklisted in Hollywood because of his left wing views. He wrote under various pseudonyms to get work, until he finally gave up and became a carpenter. He retired to Pátzcuaro, Mexico, where he died, still bitter about the career he had lost.


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for their traditional skills in producing art out of feathers. There are all in all seven feather-pictures in the treasury, making it the largest collection of such specific items. It belonged to the collection of emperor Rudolf II. Rayón chose to move to Aguascalientes because a big Spanish army was going to Zacatecas. While the Rayón army was traveling, colonel Miguel Emparan intercept them but Rayón won and kept moving to Michoacan. In may 3, close to La Piedad, began the battle of El Maguey, Rayón lost the battle and his resources. In La Piedad he tried to get more resources and move out to Zamora. In Zamora He organized some troops and sent them with Torres to Pátzcuaro, Torres was attacked in the Tinaja Hill, Rayón went to help him and both won the battle against the Spanish army. Rayón tried to attack Valladolid today Morelia but because the Spanish received reinforcements he desisted the attack. He went to Tiripitio to change the war flow, from this very moment he began the group war. He sent Torres to Pátzcuaro and Uruapan, Navarrete to Zacapu, Mariano Caneiga to Panindícuaro and Muñiz to Tacámbaro. Rayón went to Zitacuaro to prepare the defense. Emparanleft Maravatío to attack Zitacuaro in juin 22. Rayón had less mans than Emparan but better artillery, Rayón army attracts the attacker to town. close to the artillery range, the battle took the hold day, Spanish could not take the town with heavy losses for both armies. Around 1400, the triumvirate of chiefs (Tribal chief) from Pátzcuaro, Tzintzuntzan and Ihuatzio conquered and annexed Uruapan. At the arrival of the Spaniards and before the proceeding conquest by the Tarascan kingdom, the last calzonci (king), Tanganxuan II, found refuge in 1522 in what is today known as Uruapan, when fleeing the conquistador Cristóbal de Olid, according to historian Fray Pablo Beaumont. The town of '''Janitzio''', which means "where it rains", is located atop the hill. Janitzio can only be reached by boats which run regularly back and forth from about 7:30 am to 6 pm, accessible from Pátzcuaro's pier (embarcadero). These boats can be hired to take you around other parts of the lake. The town is famous for the butterfly fishermen who are skilled at lowering their butterfly-shaped nets to catch the local famous cuisine "pescado blanco". The butterfly fisherman were also located on the back side of the 50 peso (Mexican peso) Mexican banknote. caption_bathymetry location Pátzcuaro, Michoacán coords right thumb 250px Lake Pátzcuaro (Image:Mexico-patzcuaro.jpg) '''Lake Pátzcuaro''' (Spanish: ''Lago de Pátzcuaro'') is a lake in the municipality of Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Richards was blacklisted in Hollywood because of his left wing views. He wrote under various pseudonyms to get work, until he finally gave up and became a carpenter. He retired to Pátzcuaro, Mexico, where he died, still bitter about the career he had lost.

Pátzcuaro

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There are several possibilities as to the meaning of "Pátzcuaro." The first is from "phascuaro" which means place dyed in black, or from patatzecuaro, which means place of foundations, another is from petatzimícuaro meaning place of bullrushes, and still others state that it means happy place or seat of temples. Pátzcuaro received its coat of arms in 1553 from Charles V of Spain (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor).

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