Life in Mexico City, Mexico
About Mexico City
Influenced by ancient civilizations and European colonization, Mexico City has a vibrant mosaic of cultures that colors its art, food, and language. The proud residents celebrate their heritage daily with practices fusing ancient and modern traditions. Music and dancing define the modern lifestyle in Mexico City—mariachi, salsa dancing, Norteño music, and more. Specific to Mexico, the Day of the Dead's parades and fiestas bring out the youthful population to celebrate life and death.