Mexico musicians revive folk festival after two-year pause

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Musicians in Mexico have revived a festival, paused for two years by the COVID pandemic.

It draws artists from all corners of the country and represents more than 30 genres of folk music.

Organisers hope it will spark a new interest in cultural heritage.

Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City.

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