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Craftsmens from Yucatan continue dealing with UNESCO on the securing prepare for Mayan-Yucatecan embroidery

Artisans begin local workshops on preparing a protecting prepare for embroidery in Yucatan, Mexico.

Valladolid, Yucatan– WEBWIRE– Saturday, March 30, 2024

Embroiderers from Izamal, Hoctn, and Valladolid have actually started local workshops and deal with preparing a securing prepare for embroidery in the state of Yucatan, with UNESCO and as part of theprojectimplemented in 12 towns with the assistance of Banortes Foundation.

The work consists of the evaluation, contract, and renewal of SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats), mapping of essential stars, recording of fabric stitches, propositions for methods and actions for the promo and defense of embroidery as living heritage, based upon the work formerly performed with over 300 embroiderers from 26 regions, with whom participatory diagnostics and conferences were carried out throughout 2023 to determine the primary difficulties for the transmission and practice of Yucatecan embroidery. This work was performed through local workshops on intangible cultural heritage, financing and company designs, and workshops on masculinities including almost a hundred guys.

On this celebration, the local workshops hire embroiderers from the towns of Abal, Dzn, Hoctn, Izamal, Man, Muna, Oxkutzcab, Tahdzi, Teabo, Tekax, Tekit, and Valladolid, in addition to agents from different civil society and governmental companies thinking about the conservation of Yucatecan embroidery.

The joint proposition will consequently be examined in a state workshop, with agents from all towns, for the last preparing of the protecting strategy that might add to the regional statement of the Ensemble of strategies and understanding associated to Maya-Yucatecan Embroidery as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Yucatan, which will be talked about in the plenary session of the Yucatan Congress on March 18.

Yucatecan embroidery is a symptom of living heritage that is practiced and transferred throughout the whole state, enhancing identity, and protecting custom through generational transmission.

The practice of embroidery is surrounded by considerable oral custom as it consists of legends, prayers, and discussions in the Maya language that are still pertinent and present in events, routines, and throughout the neighborhoods life process. This represents a chance to strengthen the conservation of its worths and foster acknowledgment in assistance of Yucatecan households.

TheUNESCO task with embroiderersaddresses cultural and gender viewpoints to direct financial and social enhancement, with the assistance of the Banorte Foundation, and the partnership of the Ministry of Culture and Arts, the Ministry of Women, and the Yucatecan Institute of Entrepreneurs of the state federal government.


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