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Podcast 2 Capula

Podcast 2 Capula

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The Ape Skate podcast, conducted by Agroforest Ecological Loop, introduces Capula, a town in Michoacan known for its pottery and master pottery jobs. The town's name comes from Prunus Alicifolia, known as Acapulín in Mexico. Capula is famous for recreating José Guadalupe Posada's character, La Catrina, in its pottery. Visitors can enjoy a pottery workshop and explore the small shops and family businesses that showcase unique handcrafts. The pottery tradition in Capula began with Bishop Vasco de Quiroga, who combined Spanish technique with local indigenous knowledge. The annual festival Calacas de Capula, held around Dia de Muertos, features an exhibition of Capula artists, food, and museums. Don't miss the next episode of Apescape. Welcome aboard Evolved S to this new skateboarding podcast, Ape Skate, a science podcast for curious travelers, conducted by Agroforest Ecological Loop, creating noise. Capula is a town in Michoacan, just around 30 minutes from Morelia, whose name comes from Prunus Alicifolia, known in Mexico as Acapulín. Very well known for its ceramic and master pottery jobs, which put pottery mainly focused on recreating José Guadalupe Posada's famous character, La Catrina. You can come for one beautiful day in a pottery workshop surrounded by unique fires. When you see a big Catrina, you will know it is welcoming you to spend your day at Capula. As soon as you start walking around Capula, you will see many beautiful small shops and family businesses with different colors and unique handcrafts that will make you want to visit each one. The pottery tradition started in Capula with Bishop Vasco de Quiroga, who mixed the Spanish technique with local indigenous knowledge fused in a style used until nowadays. But the actual potter skeleton, known as Catrina, began its tradition in Capula around the 70s. Now, after so many years, each house has its particular assignature on its handcrafts. Around the Dia de Muertos, from the end of October to the first week of November, is held the annual festival Calacas de Capula, which holds an exhibition of Capula artists in a big marketplace with typical food and superb museums. It seems like pottery at a really low price. And well, that's all for today. Tune in for the next episode of Apescape. Till next time!

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