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Guelaguetza (B2 to C2)

Tuesdays 4:00 PM (Oaxaca Time)

  • Started Jul 16
  • 54 US dollars
  • On Zoom

Service Description

The Guelaguetza festival's origins date back to pre-Hispanic times, blending indigenous and colonial influences. A topic-focused conversation bout the Guelguetza in Oaxaca for students with upper intermediate and advanced Spanish levels. Through four weekly sessions of one hour each, practice your Spanish language skills and learn why the Guelaguetza is the Oaxacan festival with more recognition at the national and international levels. Through rituals and legends, dances and costumes, fairs, festivals and festivities, you will have the opportunity to understand all the magic that is lived today during July, the month of the Guelaguetza, in beautiful Oaxaca. The course consists of four one-hour sessions scheduled once a week. Week 1 - The Guelaguetza in the Pre-Hispanic Era Week 2 - The Guelaguetza in Colonial Times Week 3 - The Guelaguetza in Contemporary Times Week 4 - The Guelaguetza in modern times 3 students maximum per class. Practice Spanish through a "tertulia" which at ICO is a topic-focused conversation moderated by one of our experienced professors who will give you real-time personalized feedback.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel your participation and get a full refund, you must send an email at least three days before the tertulia course starts. If you want to cancel three days before the first day or during the day, the fee for the tertulia is non-refundable.

Contact Details


Instituto Cultura Oaxaca (also known as Casa Chata) Avenida Benito Juárez 902, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico

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