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Category Archives: Holidays

The Beautiful Face of Courage: The Adelitas Women of the Mexican Revolution

Category : Holidays Date : Nov - 11 - 20 Posted by : Angie Galicia

They looked for water and food for the soldiers, built barricades to protect them in the evening, healed the sick, carried the weapons. They went on foot to the sidewalk, following the battalions where husbands, fathers, brothers, and lovers participated. They are the soldaderas of the Mexican Read More

La Adelita Mexican Revolution Song

Category : Holidays Date : Nov - 10 - 20 Posted by : ADELA OLVERA

La Adelita is one of the most famous and representative ballads of the Mexican Revolution. It was composed in honor of all the women who participated in the revolutionary war.  Since then an Adelita has come to signify a woman soldier, or soldadera, as well as a brave woman. En  lo alto Read More

Day of the Dead El Dia de Muertos

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 18 - 20 Posted by : Inside Mexico

Day of the Dead: Celebration, History & Origins From the beginning of time, man has felt the need to explain the mystery of life and death. Many civilizations and cultures have created rituals to try and give meaning to human existence. · Where do we come from?· Why does life end? · Is t Read More

Mexican Independence Day 16 de Septiembre

Category : Holidays Date : Aug - 14 - 20 Posted by : May Herz

El Grito every 16th of September is the Mexican Fiesta par excellence! On this day Mexicans all over the world celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule. This 2019 Mexico commemorates   219 years of Independence from Spanish rule and 119 years of its Revolution that began Read More

Don Miguel Hidalgo: Father of Our Independence

Category : Holidays Date : Aug - 01 - 20 Posted by : May Herz

Father of Mexico's Independence by Angie Galicia Late one September evening the name of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla became forever engraved in Mexico's history.  Since that night, his life as well as that of Mexico, changed radically. Before that historic moment when his voice cried out to deman Read More

Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez Mexican Independence Heroine

Category : Holidays Date : Jul - 13 - 20 Posted by : May Herz

Spanish Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, a Mexican patriot as well as a heroine of Mexico’s Independence War, made her name in history  for her bravery when she risked her own life alerting the rebel insurgents about the discovery of the Queretaro Conspiracy for Independence. Thanks Read More

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