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Festival Ometeotl is a psytrance/transformational festival that takes place annually in Morelos, Mexico.  It is arguably the best festival in the country.

The world Ometeotl, in a nutshell, refers to the Aztec God/creator/higher power.  Ancient practices and ceremonies are integrated into the schedule, which is something really unique about this festival.  It is great to see wisdom from the older generations being passed down to the consciousness explorers of today.

The festival takes places on a beautiful, spacious piece of land.  A small lake separates the two stages from the workshop and campfire/tipi area.  The camping area is tucked away on the other side of a river.  There is also a market area, eating  area, and visionary art gallery.   Nothing is further than a 10 minute walk, which makes getting around very easy.

Mexican's love their psytrance, and although a variety of styles of music can be heard throughout the day, by night, the focus is hardcore psytrance.  The music doesn't stop throughout the entire weekend.  The dancefloor is taking off at any time of day.  But there is still ample space to chill out, relax, and regroup.

Here are some of my favorite photos from the 2018 edition:

Festival Ometeotl main stage

alien guy at Festival Ometeotl

Festival Ometeotl main stage people dancing

Festival Ometeotl facepainting

Festival Ometeotl Indigenous tribe performing

Indigenous tribe dancer at Festival Ometeotl

Festival Ometeotl Indigenous tribe dancing

Festival Ometeotl view from lake

Festival Ometeotl man slacklining

Festival Ometeotl workshop

Festival Ometeotl hooper

Festival Ometeotl second stage

Festival Ometeotl view from lake at night

people sitting in bamboo forest at night at Festival Ometeotl

people sitting around altar at night at Festival Ometeotl

Festival Ometeotl view from lake at night

tipi and campfire at night at Festival Ometeotl

Festival Ometeotl rainbow girl

feather earrings

Festival Ometeotl contact juggler 

Festival Ometeotl main stage

Festival Ometeotl water truck spraying people

Festival Ometeotl dancing

Festival Ometeotl girls relaxing

Festival Ometeotl view from lake

Festival Ometeotl man slacklining

Festival Ometeotl women sage smudging man

Festival Ometeotl art

Festival Ometeotl acrobatic hooper inside hoop