The Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) and the National Council for Culture and the Arts (Conaculta) announced that the “MEX I AM: live it to believe it” Mexican Intercultural Festival will be held in San Francisco, California from July 31 through August 5.

The announcement was made by the Undersecretary for North American Affairs, Sergio Alcocer Martínez de Castro; the Consul of Mexico in San Francisco, Andrés Roemer; and the President of Conaculta, Rafael Tovar y de Teresa, who said that this Festival is part of a government policy to bring Mexican culture to different countries, recalling that during 2013, 500 cultural displays were held, showing the noblest side of the country.

The artistic and cultural show will include the participation of some of the most emblematic artists of Mexico in diverse genres and trends, as well as gatherings of Mexicans renowned at the global level in their fields.

The festival will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater and The Contemporary Jewish Museum, with both venues located in the cultural district of the center of San Francisco.

MEX I AM will bring an important representation of Mexican art and culture to the American community.