Category Archives: Baja Sand

Rosarito again achieves international success

   Rosarito again achieves international success; thanks for your support

To our volunteers, sponsors and friends:

The ninth edition of Baja Sand, 2017, held in Rosarito Beach, from August 25 to 27, has been ratified once again by international critics as the most important Sand Art Festival in Latin America, positioning our municipality, as one of the main tourist destinations of the Northern Border. Continue reading Rosarito again achieves international success

Baja Sand and Mayor Mirna Rincón agree on strategies to promote family tourism

ROSARITO.-The government of the 7th City Council of Playas de Rosarito, presided over by Mayor Mirna Rincón Vargas, and the Baja Sand Steering Committee, led by tourism promoter Víctor Loza Bazán, agreed to promote joint strategies to boost quality family tourism to this area. municipality. Continue reading Baja Sand and Mayor Mirna Rincón agree on strategies

Aida Anchondo Ybarra

Aida Anchondo Ybarra
Tijuana, Baja California 1949 – Rosarito, Baja California 2012

Born in the city of Tijuana Baja California, on July 28, 1949, a natural leader, nature lover, graduated from Tijuana’s Montessori kindergarten, performed her elementary school in La Paz and progreso college, attended high school and commerce  studies at Instituto Benito Juárez in Tijuana, graphic and photographic studies in san diego. Continue reading Aida Anchondo Ybarra

Alfonsina Storni

Alfonsina Storni

(Capriasca, Suiza, 29 may 1892 – Mar del Plata, Argentina, 25 oct 1938)

Estandarte de igualdad y libertad

She was a modernist Argentine poet and writer who, according to literary criticism, has an originality that changed the meaning of Latin American letters with avant-garde features and resources such as the antisoneto (sonnet in white verse).

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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo de Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾiða ˈkalo]; July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954), born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter, who mostly painted self-portraits.

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Prudencia Ayala

  Prudencia Ayala (Sonzacate, April 28, 1885 – San Salvador, July 11, 1936), Salvadoran writer and social activist who fought for women’s rights in El Salvador.

She came from a primarily indigenous family, her parents were Aurelia Ayala and Vicente Chief. When she was ten years old, her family moved to Santa Ana City, where she started her elementary studies in María Luisa de Cristofine’s elementary school. She never finished her studies due to the lack of economic resources in her family, developing an autodidact formation. Continue reading Prudencia Ayala

Teresa Carreño

Born into a musical family, Carreño’s talent was recognized at an early age. She was at first taught by her father, Manuel Antonio Carreño. In 1862 her family emigrated to New York City. The young girl took a handful of lessons from Louis Moreau Gottschalk. That year, she made her debut at Irving Hall at the age of 8. In 1863 Carreño performed for Abraham Lincoln at the White House.

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  • In 8 years, the Sand Art Festival has become an emblematic event in Rosarito

ROSARITO, Baja California.- Given the international projection and the economic output generated by the Baja Sand “The Most Important Sand Art Festival in Latin America“, the Rosarito Beach Council evaluates mechanisms to strengthen the organization of the event in order to make it the emblematic township event.
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CALL FOR NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BAJA SAND

El Festival de Arte en Arena más Importante de Latinoamérica

* Welcome Antony Ruíz as Acting Secretary
* Everyone is welcome to participate to make an spectacular event

Rosarito Beach, January 2017.- The well-known entrepreneur and ejidatario of Playas de Rosarito, Antony Ruíz was added on an interim basis to act as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of “Rosarito Baja Sand”, A.C .; This as part of the work to enhance the ninth edition of the already traditional event of monumental sand figures. Continue reading CALL FOR NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BAJA SAND

Arrecife Artificial Uribe 121 en Rosarito

THERE IS LIFE IN ARTIFICIAL REEF: A year after having sunk the hull of the former ocean patrol Uribe 121, on the coast of the municipality of Playas de Rosarito, representatives of the Baja California Arrecifes Foundation confirmed the progress of this ambitious project. Continue reading Vida en Arrecife