The Dance of the Parachicos
Every year, from January 8 to 23 and as part of the Fiesta Grande, the colorful and traditional Danza de los Parachicos takes place in Chiapa de Corzo in honor of the Señor de Los Milagros (or Señor de Esquipulas), and in honor of the Catholic saints San Antonio Abad and San Sebastián Mártir.
El arte de las manos indígenas
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Chiapas? Beauty. Nature. Beautiful landscapes with lush vegetation, impressive waterfalls, archaeology and of course, its precious handicrafts that reflect the great cultural diversity of the indigenous peoples that make up this picturesque state.
What does Toniná mean?
Toniná, a name of Mayan origin, specifically from the Tzeltal language, which in Spanish means "The House of Stone". The Tzeltal language is spoken in the 17 municipalities that make up the region known as Los Altos de Chiapas, an indigenous population composed of two main ethnic groups, the Tzotzil and the Tzeltal, and whose economy is based on agriculture and livestock, in addition to tourism.