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Live… from the 17th century

7 June 2014

Estudientiles in Santa Maria la Ribera.  There are clubs and contests for estudiente groups, and some towns hire them as a tourist gimmick, but these guys are well in the classic tradition of college students throughout history… getting together some beer money the same way Mexican students have since the days of the Royal and Pontifical College.

 

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  1. roberb7 permalink
    7 June 2014 5:46 pm

    Estudiantinas are big in Guanajuato; there are three competing groups. And, like everything else that exists in GTO, they have a festival for it. Here’s a sample: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKmk1DcNu1c

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