It will be up until summer when the political and cultural activities of the Dual Year Mexico – Germany and vice versa will officially start; the embassy of that country in Mexico, led by Viktor Elbling, said to have great expectations regarding 2016 and its many events.
According to an official statement, President Enrique Peña Nieto will make a state visit to Germany in the spring, in which it is expected that various initiatives and projects to materialize; it also scheduled a visit to Mexico by the Federal Minister for Education and Research, Dr. Johana Wanka.
Under the motto “A Partnership for the Future”, different types of events with a cultural significance will be held. Although no official date has been revealed, it is expected that the exhibition “Maya: Revelation of an Endless Time”, moves from Liverpool to Berlin in 2016.
Another of the activities that has already been set for this year is a group exhibition of sound art at Laboratorio Arte Alameda (LAA) by four Mexican artists and one German; and also a general sample of the Dual Year with the participation of the curator Saifer Berlin Carstens, said the general director of the LAA, Tania Aedo.
In the technology field, the Mexican doctor, Raul Rojas will work during 2016 in the creation of a smart home to be installed in Mexico, which will have the latest technology developed in Germany, and will have “a facility for recovering the energy from the sun and combine it with a heat pump for heating; in addition everything will be controlled entirely by computer”.
It also expected that various economic sectors may be benefited with increased German investment in the country; example of this will be the hydrocarbon industry and renewable energy.