14th ACADEMY AND MUSIC FESTIVAL OF TEQUILA

June 04th – 10th, 2018, Tequila, Jalisco, México


The academy and festival will have place at Tequila Magical Town, in Jalisco, México; located 60 km from Guadalajara.

This Mexican region was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO under the name of Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila.

Tequila town is the place where the national drink, recognized internationally with the same name, is produced and where the José Cuervo Foundation promotes through the Tequila School of Music artistic education for local, mexican and international youth. Learn more here.

ABOUT MUNDO CUERVO - www.mundocuervo.com

Mundo Cuervo is the hospitality and tourism division of José Cuervo in Tequila Jalisco, Pueblo Mágico, which has become a Mexican pride, not only because it is the birthplace of the distillate that bears its name, but throughout history, legends and traditions that frame its picturesque existence.

Mundo Cuervo offers the complete experience for all expert travelers: Hotel Solar de las Ánimas Hotel, member of Relais & Chateaux Hotels, with 93 rooms and with typical Mexican architecture of the XVII and XVIII century. Its design is based on a creole colonial house in which each guest will enjoy an authentic and personalized experience; Hacienda El Centenario, an exclusive first level Convention & Events Center, has 7,000 m2 distributed in different scenarios amid gardens, patios, fountains and terraces surrounded by our natural heritage, the valleys and the Sierra Madre Occidental de Tequila.

Jose Cuervo Express, the train that goes to Tequila, crosses the agave landscape with the magic of yesteryear, makes its routes every Saturday of the year, with 2 new itinerary options, starting from the Guadalajara station and arriving at Tequila, Magical Town; Fabrica La Rojeña, the oldest distillery in Latin America with more than 250 years of tradition where visitors know first-hand through different experiences, the process of making and tasting tequila, you will also find a variety of products with Mexican essence in all our stores.

FESTIVAL FACILITIES


HOW TO GET THERE?



By plane
Guadalajara International Airport
Several daily flights from main cities of Mexico and the world. Located at Carretera Guadalajara-Chapala km 17.5, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco.

From Guadalajara to Tequila town
By train:
What better way to come to Tequila than on our train? The Jose Cuervo Express® departs from the Ferromex station in Guadalajara for Tequila on Saturdays at 10 am. Ferromex station in Guadalajara Washington #10, Col. Moderna, Guadalajara Telephone numbers: +52 (374) 742 67 29

By bus:
Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guadalajara to Tequila. Check the schedule at the bus station before you travel. Zapopan bus terminal Highway to Nogales #942 corner with Av. Base Aérea, Col. San Juan de Ocotán, Zapopan, Jalisco Telephone: +52 (33) 3629 0468

Antigua Central Camionera
Dr. R. Michel #275. Sala A Andén 2, Guadalajara
(entrada por Av. Los Ángeles)
Telephone numbers: +52 (33) 3650 0479 / 0480 / 0481

Tequila Plus Sucursal Zapopan-Jalisco
Prol. Av. Vallarta #650-B, Col. San Juan de Ocotán, Zapopan.
Telephone number: +52 (33) 3110 2022
www.tequilaplus.com

Tequila Plus Sucursal Guadalajara-Tlaquepaque
Zapotlanejo Highway # 210, Guadalajara (50 m. from Burger King before the New Station)
Telephone number:+52 (33) 3600 3434
www.tequilaplus.com

By Taxi:
A taxi ride takes approximately 45 minutes from Guadalajara. It costs approximately $ 70.00 USD



OTHER RECOMENDED HOTELS

The following hotels are partners of the International Piano Competition Cuervo – Petrof and offer special rates for the contestants and visitor from march 11th – 18th, 2018. Please book with anticipation:



WEATHER

If you come in spring or winter, you will find a dry and temperate climate, with maximum temperatures around 20º - 25ºC, which at night descend to 10º - 15ºC. In April and May temperatures can rise to over 35ºC, until the rainy season arrives between June and October. See today's weather on The Weather Channel: http://wxch.nl/2f6AgTQ


Registration for master classes: infofestivaltequila@gmail.com

Tickets on sale for Foro Cuervo presentations:
School of Music of Tequila City
Tel. +52 +1 (374) 7421694

Office hours: Mon – Fri from: 16 to 20
Jose Cuervo Foundation
Tel. +52 +1 (374)742 1919