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Category Archives: Holidays

November 20 the Mexican Revolution

Category : Holidays Date : Nov - 15 - 21 Posted by : Inside Mexico

On November 20, 2011 Mexico celebrated the Centennial Anniversary of its Revolution. On this date, in the year 1910 the revolutionary war to overthrow the dictator Porfirio Díaz, began. General Porfirio Díaz had been an important military figure during the wars against the foreign invaders, a Read More

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Category : Holidays Date : Nov - 15 - 21 Posted by : May Herz

Before the Christmas season "officially" begins on December 16, day when the first Posada takes place, Mexicans join together for the festivities of La Virgen de Guadalupe, Our Lady of Guadalupe, on December 12. This is one of the most important dates in the Mexican calendar.   On this dat Read More

The Day of the Dead Ofrenda A Work of Love and Tradition

Category : Holidays Date : Sep - 28 - 21 Posted by : May Herz

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-4324139569296680", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Ofrendas are an essential part of the Day of the Dead celebrations. The word ofrenda means offering in Spanish. They are also called altares or Read More

The Legend of the Cempasuchil Flower The Day of the Dead Flower

Category : Holidays Date : Sep - 27 - 21 Posted by : May Herz

This beautiful legend recounts the love story of two young Aztecs,  Xóchitl and Huitzilin, a romance from which the cempasuchil flower was born. This wonderful love story began when the two young Aztecs were still little. They used to spend all their spare time playing and enjoying discoverin Read More

Common Misconceptions About The Day of the Dead Celebration

Category : Holidays Date : Sep - 15 - 21 Posted by : Inside Mexico

        The Day of the Dead  IS NOT the Mexican version of Halloween. Mexicans have celebrated the Day of the Dead since the year 1800 B.C.     It is not scary or morbid. There are no pictures or images of dead people, ghosts, witches, or the devil.   Read More

Day of the Dead Teacher Suggested Activities

Category : Holidays Date : Sep - 01 - 21 Posted by : Inside Mexico

This space is intended for the exchange of classroom activities, projects and ideas for the Day of the Dead, submitted by teachers. We sincerely thank all the teachers that have sent in their ideas! _____________________________________ Every year, we assign our Spanish 2 students (with a part Read More

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