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  Cinco de Mayo

General Ignacio Zaragoza: Cinco de Mayo Hero

Spanish Cinco de Mayo Hero When “Cinco de Mayo” is mentioned in Mexico, one of the most symbolic battles in the Mexican collective unconscious immediately comes to mind: the Battle of Puebla. General Ignacio Zaragoza, with only a small army,… Read More

  Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Facts

1.   Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day.   2.   Cinco de Mayo is celebrated every May 5 to observe the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Independence Day is September 16.   3.   The Battle of Puebla took place… Read More

  Historia

Los Zapotecas

El pueblo Zapoteca desarrolló una gran civilización y fue conocida como la cultura de Monte Albán. Tuvo sus orígenes y gran apogeo en el período precolombino y el pueblo Omeca Continue reading

  Myths & Legends

The Legend of Cocoa The Legend of Chocolate

  Mexican culture is rich in history and traditions, many reflected in legends, fables and myths.  Here follows the legend of cocoa-chocolate and the mythical god Quetzalcoatl. This ancient legend recounts the story of how the god Quetzalcoatl gave the… Read More

  Holidays

Semana Santa in Mexico

Semana Santa in Mexico

  The passion play of Iztapalapa is one of the most popular and one of the biggest, most important religious celebrations in Mexico and in the world. In just one day, more than a million visitors come to a small… Read More

  Easter in Mexico Semana Santa

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