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Mexican Culture

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Taylor Anne

on 3 April 2017

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Transcript of Mexican Culture

Values and Religion
Roman Catholicism is the main religion in Mexico; 88 percent of the population five years of age and older identified themselves as Roman Catholic in the 2000 census.

Protestants and Evangelicals were the second religious group, accounting for approx 5 percent of the population.
The diet of working-class Mexicans includes staples such as corn or wheat tortillas, along with beans,rice,tomatoes,chili peepers and chorizo, a type of pork sausage. Empanadas can contain savory or sweet.
Sports, Sports and more Sports...
Without doubt the most popular sport in Mexico is football. It is a source of great pride for Mexicans and something many are very passionate about.
Give Me Fashion
No Hablo Ingles??
Spanish control of Mexico led to the dominance of Spanish, the official language.
Work Ethics-The ability of a Spanish family to take a month-long vacation is a key symbol of wealth and success. You may find that Spanish businesses and professionals aren't as accessible as their American counterparts, but this doesn't mean they don't take their work seriously.
Entertainment/ Recreation
Welcome to Mexican Culture!
Ronnie Wells
Exit 151-A
Corn is the basis of the Mexican diet, as it has been for thousand of years. It can found in almost every meal, usually in the form of the tortilla.

Popular fruits and vegetable: tomatoes, sweet potato, avocado, mango, pineapple and papaya.
Some different chiles include
-jalapeno, serreno, and chipotle
Though beef is consumed, chicken and pork are more common.
Mexican Family Values

-The family is centre of
the social structure.
-the extended family is
very important; provides
a sense of stability
-extremely traditional
One of the most important traditions is the set up of an altar in memory of the deceased where the four elements of nature, water, wind, fire (candles) and earth (flowers) are represented. The altar or offerings might include the favorite food of the loved one, fruit, bread or pumpkin.
Day of the Dead ( Nov 1-2)
Another popular sport is Boxing, Mexico has produced more world champions in boxing in the last 30 years than any other nation.
Other sports include:
Fashion in Mexico nowadays differs very little from what is worn in America or Europe due to rapid globalization.
Traditional males wore: charro suit, mariachi suit, and the famous sombrero.

Traditional females wore: huipil,quechquemitl,rebozo, and Puebla dress
The Modern fashion industry is evolving steadily. Manuel Cuevas has dressed a number of celebrities.
Designers include: Jose Maria Torre, Eduardo Lucero, and Rogelio Velasco.

There is also an extensive amount of Mexican models..from soap stars, pageant queens or high fashion models.
As many as 100 Native American languages are still spoken in Mexico, but no alternative languages prevails.
80% of those of Mexicans who
speak an indigenous language
also speak Spanish.
NAHUALT is the most important language; its the primary language of more than a million Mexicans and 1/4 of all Native Americans in the country.
Education is very similar to the U.S
Dates back
to before the
more than 22.6
According to Executive Planet, Spain has two business cultures. Larger businesses that have significant foreign involvement or interaction have usually adopted many international management techniques and styles, such as those prevalent in the United States.
It's also important to choose your business connections carefully, because in Spanish workplace ethics, once you've established a business relationship with someone, it's difficult to transition to doing business with someone else.

Mexico has nearly 6000 miles of coastline, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whether you enjoy swimming or water sports, or just lazing in a hammock listening to the sound of the waves, you're sure to enjoy Mexico's beaches.

Mexico's ancient civilizations had developed writing, arithmetic and astronomy long before the arrival of the Europeans.
You can go dance the night
away at any Mexican club!
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