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Mexico City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup
Transcript of Mexico City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup
Mary Heglin, Amanda Green, Thomas Braun,
Maggie Marrinson and Charlie Moss Mexico City MEXICO CITY Culture Music Food Festivals Tourism Museums Nature Sports Attractions Security Current Adding Transportation Walking & Biking Bus Taxi Car Train FIFA Experience Stadiums Requirements A Variety of Music -Mexico City has lots of live music all around the city, and they are known for their mariachi bands.
-The music of Mexico is very diverse and features a wide range of musical genres and performance styles.
-The traditional mariachi band consists of the violin, the vihuela, guitar, a guitarrón (a large bass guitar) and a trumpet.
-Mexico has many different types of music, including ranchera, jazz, Latin alternative, rock and Mexican ska. Mexican Food -Their national dishes are tacos and mole poblano.
-Mexico City is known for its intense and varied flavors, colorful decoration and variety of spices.
-Mexican cuisine is based on pre-Columbian traditions, including the Aztecs and Maya, combined with culinary trends introduced by Spanish colonists.
-Some ingredients that the food includes is meat, rice, wine, garlic, onions, maize, vanilla, assorted fruits, assorted vegetables, avocados, and peanut.
-Mexican food varies by region.
-The north of Mexico is known for its beef, goat, and ostrich production, as well as meat dishes.
-Central Mexico’s cuisine is largely made up of influences from the rest of the country. It also has its authentics, such as barbacoa, pozole, menudo, and tamalas. Mexican Food -Southeastern Mexico is known for its spicy vegetables and chicken-based dishes.
-Southeastern Mexico also has quite a bit of Caribbean influence, given its geographical location. Veal is common there, as well as seafood, in particular, à la veracruzana.
-Other cuisines of the world have become very popular in mexico.
-Other cuisines have gotten a Mexican fusion.
-The most internationally recognized dishes include chocolate, tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, burritos, tamales and mole.
-Regional dishes include mole poblano, chiles en nogada, and chalupas from Puebla, cabrito
and machaca from Monterrey, cochinita pibil from Yucatán, Tlayudas from Oaxaca, as well
as barbacoa, chilaquiles, milanesas and many other dishes. Mexico's Holidays -Mexico City celebrates many holidays, including Semana Santa (easter), Independence Day, All Saints’ day, the Day of the Dead,
and Dia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe.
-Other festivals in Mexico City include the Festival de Jazz en la Escuela Superior de Música (Jazz Festival), the Fiesta de Santa Ana (Saint Ana Festival), the Festival Annual Metropolitano de Danza Folklórica (Folk Dance Festival), and the Festival Annual Metropolitano de Danza Folklórica (Folk Dance Festival). Religion Mexico City's Religions -As you can see from the picture to the left, Mexico
City is home to many different religious backgrounds, and majority of them are Catholic, or Christian.
-Although it appears that Mexico City's religion isn't very diverse, you have to keep in mind that it is a huge mega city, with tons of natives. Mexico City's Museums -Mexico City has over 77 museums, including Colegio San Ildelfonso, Museo de Antropología, Museo de Arte Moderno, Museo Tamayo, Museo Frida Kahlo, and Museo Dolores Olmedo. Natural & Ancient Attractions -Along with food and museums, Mexico City also has many natural tourist attractions, and ones that have been there for many years.
-Popular rides in colorful boats down the ancient Aztec canals in Xochimilco.
-Viewing the ancient Aztec ruins, which are located in many places throughout Mexico.
-Hiking the mountains that surround Mexico City.
-The famous volcano Popocatepetl, or ‘smoking mountain’. Language Mexico City's Languages -The government of Mexico recognizes 68 different languages
as national languages, in addition to Spanish. Some of these languages are Nahuatl, Yucatec Maya, and Mixtec. Mexico City and their sports -In addition to the soccer, Mexico city also
has other sports to offer.
-They have volleyball matches, bullfights, and
baseball games, featuring their very own national team, the Diablos Rojos, or the Red Devils. Other Attractions in the City -Other than sports, museums and nature activities, there are also other attractions in the city. These include 385 other movie theaters, over 600 hotels, 3 zoos, 7 soccer stadiums and 7 bullrings.
-In addition to the 385 movie theaters, there is also the famous Palacio de Bellas Artes Theater, which many people to come to everyday to see things at. Chapultepec Zoo Logo What We Plan On Adding -We are going to add more security cameras that will monitor the streets all the time.
-In addition, we are going to hire more police officers to patrol the streets during the World Cup.
-Lastly, we are adding phones on the street that connect directly to an emergency help center so tourist or locals can call in case of trouble. -Walking and biking is highly encourage in Mexico City, especially because it helps you see the sights better, as well as helping the environment out. Eco-Friendly Transportation Mexico City's Taxi System Mexico City's Car System -Mexico City has over 7 car rental companies, and almost everyone living inside the Distrito Federal owns their own car. Public Transportation Mexico City's Train System -It is the second largest metro system in North America after the New York City Subway.
-The STC (Sistema de Transporte Colectivo) Metro system has 195 stations, 115 underground stations, 55 surface stations and 25 elevated stations. Mexico City's Current Security -Mexico City has a great police force, a combined amount of over 100,000 officers in the Distrito Federal.
-Mexico holds third place world-wide in the purchase of security equipment, meaning that they have good security forces all over the Distrito Federal.
- Mexico's current police force is called the Policia Federal. They are usually heavily armed and wearing blue fatigues, it is a combination of several forces so it would be better suited to fight the drug wars. Mexico City Stadiums -When Mexico City hosted the FIFA Cup in 1970 and 1986, they had to build soccer stadiums to hold many, many people.
-They also hosted the 1968 summer Olymics, so they also have stadiums left over from that.
-One of the biggest stadiums in Mexico City is the Estadio Azteca, and it holds over 105,000 spectators. Others include Olimpico Universitario Universitario and Estadio Azul. Mexico City's Experience -Mexico City's first event was the 1968 summer Olymics.
-Next, they hosted the 1970 FIFA World Cup, and after that, the 1986 FIFA World Cup. -Mexico City has a great bus system, called the Metrobús.
-Altogether they have 5 bus lines, and a total of 208 stops. -Mexico City's taxi fares are very low, compared to other countries.
-Their Taxi fleet is estimated to be a fleet of more than 100,000 taxis, making it the biggest taxicab fleet in the world.
-It is common for taxicab drivers to heavily customize their vehicles. Race Mexico City's Racial Diversity -With a population of over 115 million, Mexico City has many different races.
-Mestizos (those of mixed Spanish and Amerindian ancestry) form the largest group, comprising up to 60-75% of the total population.
-There is also a minority of French, Italian, Portuguese, Basque, German, Irish, Polish, Romanian, Russian and British descents from the waves of immigration.
-Mexico also received a large number of Lebanese, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Koreans and Filipino immigrants. Meeting Requirements -Because of the experience that Mexico City has with hosting large events such as the FIFA games and the Olympic games, they know what they need for the stadiums and what requirements they will need to meet for hosting the games in their stadiums.
-Since many people love to watch the FIFA games, the stadiums are built to hold over one hundred thousand specators. All of the stadiums and buildings have met the safety requirements in Mexico City, so they are definitely safe for spectators. Mexico City Stadium Plans -To make our stadiums better fitted for the FIFA World Cup, we plan on renovating existing stadiums with turf, eco friendly additions, and security cameras.
-In addition to that, we plan on building three more multi-sport, state of the art stadiums.
-Lastly, we plan on building two temporary stadiums which we can take down after the cup. Estadio Azteca Olimpico Universitario Universitario Estadio Azul Example of what the temporary stadium will look like