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Made in MexicoTradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca$
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Chris Goertzen

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781604737967

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604737967.001.0001

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. Tradition and Tourism in Festival Life: Shaping and Marketing Oaxaca’s Guelaguetza

. Tradition and Tourism in Festival Life: Shaping and Marketing Oaxaca’s Guelaguetza

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(p.74) 3. Tradition and Tourism in Festival Life: Shaping and Marketing Oaxaca’s Guelaguetza
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Made in Mexico
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Chris Goertzen

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604737967.003.0003

This chapter examines the Guelaguetza festival, the highlight in Oaxaca’s tourist calendar and thus the annual focus for the local economy. It covers the organization of the performances of several dance troupes; the Guelaguetza as a traditional festival; participants in the Guelaguetza; and the meaning of the Guelaguetza.

Keywords:   tourists, festivals, tourism, Oaxaca

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