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Category Archives: Holidays

Mexican Independence Day

Category : Holidays Date : Aug - 05 - 13 Posted by : May Herz

16 de Septiembre: El Grito de Independencia by Jose Pablo Olvera 2011 was the year of the Bicentennial Celebrations in Mexico. This wonderful country commemorated 200 years of Independence from Spanish rule and 100 years of its Revolution that began in 1910 and toppled dictator Porfirio Diaz. Read More

Cinco de Mayo Cultural Articles

Category : Holidays Date : Feb - 07 - 13 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

Cinco de Mayo Mexicans are truly festive; any excuse gives way for a celebration! But the most important and exciting are the 16th of September, Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo, the Fifth of May. General Ignacio Zaragoza Cinco de Mayo Hero When "Cinco de Mayo" is mentioned in Mexico, on Read More

Day of the Dead Popular Sayings

Category : Holidays Date : Jan - 05 - 13 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

Hay más tiempo que vida There is more time than life. Se me subió el muerto. The deceased climbed on me! Which means: “It really scared me!” Ya ni en la paz de los sepulcros creo. I don’t even believe in the peace of the tombs anymore. “I don’t trust anyone” Al vivo todo Read More

Mexican Revolution Facts

Category : Holidays Date : Nov - 06 - 12 Posted by : ADELA OLVERA

Beginning date: The Mexican Revolution war began the 20th of November 1910   Ending date: There is controversy regarding the end of the Mexican Revolution. Some sources believe it is marked by the Proclamation o the Mexican Constitution in 1917. Other sources state that Read More

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