Fireworks For The Fourth Of July!

What does the 4th of July mean to you?   The modern day 4th July is Independence Day and one of the biggest national (or federal) holidays in the United States of America, celebrated by millions by meeting friends and family for a summer barbeque in the day and then going to see fireworks at night. [Read more…]

Viva Mexico!!

The 16th September marks Mexico’s Independence Day when millions of Mexicans around the world celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule. For almost 300 years, the indigenous peoples of Mexico had suffered from the ruthless dictatorship of the Spaniards.

With parties in many zocalos or main squares around Mexico on the 15th September and then parades on the 16th September, it is truly a large fiesta for the country.

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2010 – A Special Year For Mexico… Viva Mexico!

Mexican flagEvery year on the 16th September, millions of Mexicans around the world celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule. For almost 300 years, the indigenous peoples of Mexico had suffered from the ruthless dictatorship of the Spaniards.  

This year is a very special year for Mexico as it is the bicentenary of Mexico’s independence from Spain. With parties in many zocalos around Mexico on the 15th September and then parades on the 16th September, it was truly a large fiesta for the country.

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