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WEDDING CINEMATOGRAPHY IN OAXACA

Make your wedding under the blue sky of the Zapotecas and Mixtecas in an eclectic atmosphere.

The State of Oaxaca is located between the States of Guerrero, Puebla, Veracruz, Chiapas and the Pacific Ocean and occupies the fifth place in territorial extension between the states of the Mexican Republic, offering its visitors 8 regions, which are part of an internal subdivision, each one with its own biodiversity, uses and customs, which makes this destination of incomparable beauty, a wide range of wonderful scenario options for getting married and have the best wedding cinematographic video.

Under a pretty blue sky with white clouds, and between mountains, extends the city of Oaxaca, which besides being the state capital, belongs to the Region of Los Valles Centrales, among which are also El Valle de Etla, El Valle de Tlacolula y el Valle de Zimatlán-Ocotlán.

 

Oaxaca is appreciated for its rich traditions, gastronomy, art and the multiplicity of artisans who offer their products in the markets, among which are pieces of art, huipiles and embroidered blouses, alebrijes, rebozos, tapetes, bags made with natural fibers, palm tenates and petates.

Integrated by a great Historic Center, residential colonies surrounding and neighboring municipalities, this beautiful city, full of colorful flowers, is sought by many couples in Mexico and abroad to get married, because it owns old barrios,  as they are, San Matias Jalatlaco , Xochimilco, Santa María del Marquesado and Carmen Alto, which possess colonial stages for wedding videography and wedding photography, including parks, plazuelas and gardens which serve as a framework to enhance the beauty and happiness of the couple on their wedding day .

 

The land of Rufino Tamayo, Rodolfo Morales and Francisco Toledo, which is the birthplace of plastic artists, musicians, composers, such as Macedonio Alcalá, who was the creator of  "Dios Nunca Muere", considered by oaxaqueños like Oaxaca´s anthem.

Singers like Lila Downs and thinkers of the likes of Eduardo Vasconcelos, as well as two presidents of the history of Mexico, Benito Juárez and Porfirio Díaz, received in 1987 the rank of World Heritage by UNESCO, both for its Historic Center, in which imposing churches are erected such as the Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, the Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad,  and the Cathedral, majestic centers for religious ceremonies, as well as for its archaeological site of Monte Albán, seat of power of the former Zapotecs, unique as the scenario for the best wedding filmmaking.

In its Historic Center, we also find Museums of Art and History, and the invaluable Ex Convento de Santa Catalina de Siena, owned by Fonatur and now in operation by the Hotel Quinta Real, with its legendary history over almost five centuries, during the which is has been convent, barracks, and school. And once rebuilt, it has been a hotel of important hotel chains, keeping within its walls a beautiful garden and an architectural work called "Los Lavaderos" which are a remarkable piece of engineering. This hotel once received the royal visit of the Kings of Spain, Don Juan Carlos I and Doña Sofia de Grecia.

 

Very close to this hotel we find the Macedonio Alcalá Theater, an architectural work of the twentieth century (1903-1906) and still active, El Jardín Etnobotánico, rescued by Oaxaca artists, destined to the proliferation and care of endemic plants, and which it is once the center of wedding banquets and great ceremonies.

 

Finally, or first of all, we invite you to visit the Zocalo, the Alameda and walk on the cobbled streets of the Andador Turístico along the street of Macedonio Alcalá, where you will find hotels, restaurants, cafés, bookstores, galleries, jewelry stores, and bars to enjoy an evening with your wedding guests.

People from all over the world come to Oaxaca attracted both by its historical and cultural background and its almost permanent spring climate, its known internationally Guelaguetza, a traditional Día de Muertos, and exhibitions among which la Noche de Rábanos stands out, not forgetting its wonderful gastronomy, with its characteristic variety of moles, chocolate, coffee, diversity of bread and ice creams, as well as a fresh drink called tejate, and for its wonderful mezcal, which constitute a chart of dishes and drinks linked to its great pre-Hispanic tradition, which Oaxaca is so proud of, besides also it modernizes today, exploring the gourmet style of Oaxaca’s cuisine, valued internationally. 

 

Because of all this, accompanied by the calendas and their giant marmots, arising from the syncretism of two cultures after the Spanish conquest, as part of the religious festivities, in which women wear regional clothes and carry decorated baskets on their heads with flowers while they walk and dance to the sound of the Oaxaca band. It is customary that after the wedding, this calenda is made with the couple and guests, filling the streets of the city with a sense of party.

And it is precisely the roots of Zapotec and Mixtec customs and those from other ethnic groups, which allows Oaxaca to be an intercultural mosaic of such richness and open your heart as the best destination for marriage.

 

For all the above and sure that you will find even more treasures than those described here, in Ruiz Wedding Films, we know that with our cutting-edge technology and our great human team composed of the best cinematographers of the moment, we will produce for you the best cinematographic film for your wedding


Finally, recommending you to plan your honeymoon in one of the beaches of the Oaxaca Pacific, Puerto Escondido, Huatulco, Zipolite, Puerto Angelito and Mazunte, which deserve a separate article.