After the world shut down at the beginning of March due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, these cultural institutions and museum took advantage of this historic moment and opened their virtual doors to the public
1..Show “Mexico Espectacular” by Grupo Xcaret
As one of the most acclaimed and visited eco-touristic themed parks, Xcaret broadcasted for the first time in twenty-five years their original show Mexico Espectacular live on their YouTube platform on Sunday, April 26th, and on Facebook on Sunday, May 3rd.
The show, which has played more than ten thousand nights for audiences that include visitors from all over the world, played live once again with more than three hundred actors, musicians, and singers on stage.
México Espectacular, the show, is a genuine representation of the history of Mexico. It takes the spectator on a musical journey onto the different regions of the country.
Grupo Xcaret continues to comply with the federal regulations in regards to the current pandemic. As of now, it has expressed full support to the “Stay Home” world policy. Grupo Xcaret is monitoring the current situation and looks forward to reopening as soon as it is safe to do it.
As the pandemic goes into decline, its visitors can expect to see and enjoy the show, along with the parks, in its original form!
2.. Cuarentena Musical Pacifico y Caribe
Elizabeth Ortiz, CEO & Founder of My LifeStyle Magazine, will be part of the program Cuarentena Musical Pacifico y Caribe (Pacific and Caribbean Musical Quarantine,) which started in Colombia during the crisis of the COVID-19, to highlight important stories and themes from this part of the nation. In addition, this proposal posits a wide variety of Colombian music and cultural stories for spectators.
The magazine, an audiovisual proposal, is led by the Color Foundation of Colombia, the VIP Channel and CG productions, in alliance with RTVC, El Espectador, Origen Channel of Telepacífico, TeleIslas, the University of Cartagena Radio Station UdeC Radio 99.5 FM, the station Voces del Pacífico de Buenaventura, Red Intercable de Colombia, the digital platform Talento Chocoano, the Ministry of Culture, the Petronio Álvarez Festival, Afropicks, Pilas Colombia, Asmet Salud EPS, the Caribbean Cultural Market, and the Serranía Colombia Foundation.
The show airs weekly on El Espectador newspaper website elespectador.com, and it also replays on the Canal VIP website http://www.canalvip.tv/secciones/cuarentena-musical-pacifico-y-caribe
3. MoMA Online
The Museum of Modern Art in New York City has left its virtual doors open to the public, where they can virtually enjoy the exhibitions that were scheduled for this spring and summer seasons at the museum.
After the museum shut down in mid-March, the curators have provided the museum’s followers with an inside look into new exhibitions every week.
The general public has the choice to take a virtual tour of the famous Sculpture Garden, enjoy a cosmologist’s take on Van Gogh’s iconic Starry Night, and delight with a celebration of Latin America Modern Art.
The exhibitions can be accessed on the museum’s official webpage moma.org.
In the air of a pandemic that prevented thousands of people from enjoying a good theatrical show, an innovative musical idea, and a day at the museum, it is undeniable that the internet continues to bring us together.