AMERICA'S FIRST CULTURAL
55 YEARS OF ART AND CULTURE
FIRST CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Morelia, Cultural Heritage of Humanity and cradle of the First Musical Festival of America, has witnessed the glorious path that has led this Festival to be classified as one of the most important and with the greatest attendance of its kind in the world.
With more than half a century since its first edition in 1966, Alfonso Vega Núñez´s International Organ Festival of Morelia, consolidated itself as the First Cultural Festival of America, thus being a precursor of the great cultural events of the continent and contributing through international cooperation to the creation of organ festivals in Buenos Aires (Argentina), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Guatemala (Guatemala), Medellín (Colombia) and Sao Paulo (Brazil), expanding the transformative mission of the festival by bringing culture to different parts of the world.
"THE ORGAN APOSTLE IN
Born in Puruándiro Michoacán, Mr, Alfonso Vega Núñez had a mission: to positively transform society through culture and place this city as one of the main artistic references in the 5 continents.
Get to know the biography of one of the Mexican musicians with the greatest significance and reach in our country and in the world.
Relive with us the best moments of the First Cultural Festival of America
The FIOM has expanded its limits and positioned the name of Morelia in the country and in the world
55 years full of art. Let's take a look at the most representative posters.
Attendees to date
“Wonderful city, beautiful Cathedral and incredibly wide and warm audience; it was a privilege to be part of the Festival "
- Federico Cortese, Conductor of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra