Invite to Mole Festival in Central Park

Juarez City.- During this weekend, the Juarense community will be able to enjoy from a traditional red mole to sweeter and more spicy variations of the typical Mexican dish in the Central Park, as part of the fourth edition of the Mole Festival, coordinated by the State Commission for Peoples Indigenous (Corpi).

The objective of the activity is to spread and promote the mole as one of the most representative dishes of Mexico, prepared by the indigenous communities settled in this region, with which the attendees will be able to enjoy the different variants, according to the region of origin of each ethnic group.

In addition, the festival is also intended to generate citizen awareness of the existence of indigenous peoples in Juárez, expressed in artistic, culinary and cultural manifestations, as well as publicizing the cultural wealth of border communities.

From yesterday until Sunday, April 3, Juarenses will be able to go to the Central Park from 9:00 in the morning until 7:00 in the afternoon to taste a red, green, sweet, spicy mole; in chicken, pork, tamales, pasta, pot, mushrooms, broad beans and rosemary, beef and quesadillas. Also, attendees will be able to try handmade tortillas, fresh water, carafe ice cream and cream bread.

Access to the park is completely free, so only visitors will pay for the dishes they like the most, since according to the organizers, the sales made will go to support the participating communities.

According to the program that has been prepared for the Mole Festival, there will be the participation of the Ralámuli, Mixtec, Chinantec, Mazahua, Purépecha, Nahua and Huichol communities, who, in addition to presenting a wide variety of dishes, will offer their handicrafts. , such as traditional dresses, pottery, wooden games, dream catchers, saddlery, herbal medicine, bracelets, traditional sweets and ornamental plants.

This Saturday, Juarenses will be able to admire the cultural program prepared especially for the occasion, with the presentation of Kikiriki the Storyteller, the catwalk of typical costumes of participating indigenous communities, the presentation of the folkloric musical group of the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) and the presentation of Awichu Pachamac with Andean and Latin music, among others.

To close the Mole Festival, the Municipal Wind Band will perform, a parade of typical costumes from participating indigenous communities, the UACJ Mariachi Canto a mi Tierra, Huitzilin, Alondra and Impacto Norteño.