Happy 5 de Mayo?

By Paola Schietekat If you ever lived in the US, and most recently, in a European country, you may have heard of 5 de Mayo: an excuse, poorly disguised by the remembrance of the Battle of Puebla in Mexico, to do tequila shots, often sporting a sombrero, a fake mustache, and often even a poncho. … Continue reading Happy 5 de Mayo?

Day of the dead altar

Continuing with our yearly tradition, the Oxford Mexican Society set up a Day of the Dead Altar, kindly hosted by the Ashmolean Museum this year. This year's altar is dedicated to some famous Mexicans who have become LGBT+ icons: Juan Gabriel, Chavela Vargas, Carlos Monsiváis and Frida Kahlo. Thanks to the Ashmolean Museum for hosting us in parallel … Continue reading Day of the dead altar

Final report 2016-2017

With a new committee now elected, the leaving team just put together a report with a summary of all the events organised this year. Thanks to everyone that collaborated, and we hope to keep seeing you in our events! final_report_mexsoc_webDownload