One A Day – 281

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Tapetes Florales de Patamban – Carpets of flowers on the Calzada de San Diego

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Each panel of the carpet is done by a family group

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The proud, creative people of Patamban sign their work.

  • Calzada de San Diego
  • Centro Histórico, Morelia, Michoacán, México
  • November 16, 2013
  • Copyright, all rights reserved

Every year, for the opening of the International Music Festival in Morelia, the flower artists of Patamban are invited to provide a carpet of flowers along the Calzada in Morelia. They start early in the morning with each family group taking a panel, developing their panel from the center out to the sides. All of the colors and elements are natural and laid out by hand that morning. It is a beautiful and ephemeral display. I do have more pictures I will put up over the coming days – for now – enjoy this small sampling.

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