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Dia De Los Muertos: (Day of the Dead) It is a 2 day celebration in which the deceased are honored & remembered. The Altar ( a cleaned area in the house, consisting of minimum a table & shelves) is decorated by flowers, pictures & offering such as sugar skulls and Pan de Muerto (sweet bread).
it is celeberated on November 1st & 2nd, as
it is believed that the souls of children arrive at
November 1st & adults on the 2nd. Thank you Made by: Mariam Christine Farah T arek J.Angel Germeen It is celebrated anuually in Mexico on November 20, it celebrates the Mexican revolution that ran from 1910 to 1920 in efforts to overthrow the dictator/president Porfirio Díaz who had been in power for over 30 years. El Día de la Revolución The day is celebrated with beautiful parties and parades. Independence Day: It is celebrated with a fiesta (party). The celebration begins on September 15 (the eve of Independence Day) where crowds of people gather in the zocalos (town meeting place) of cities, it is decorated with flags, flowers and lights of red, white, and green lights.When the clock strikes eleven o'clock the crowd gets silent. On the last strike of eleven the president of Mexico steps out on the palace balcony, and rings the historic liberty bell and shouts "Viva Mexico" "Viva la independencia" and the crowd echoes back. People do this at the same time all across Mexico. The actual day of September 16 is similar to July Fourth in the US. There are rodeos, parades, bullfights. Cinco de Mayo: (held on 5th of May) Cinco de Mayo celebrates the country's freedom from a oppressive European empire (France), when Mexico defeated France in the battle of Puebla in 1862.Cinco de Mayo is celebrated with festivals and fiestas. Parades usually start moving about 11 o’clock. At nightfall, marchers dressed as Mexican and French generals meet face-to-face for a sword battle. The Mexican general, of course, wins.The fiesta also includes games and lively dances, mariachi music, traditional food, and colorful Cinco de Mayo decorations Cozumel day: (Cozumel is an island on the caribbean sea) Cozumel Carnival or Carnaval de Cozumel has been a 139 year tradition that fills Cozumel’s streets with numerous parades. Legend has it that Cárdenas vowed to start an annual festival wherever he settled, to honor the religious power of this crucifix. Today, the original Holy Cross Festival forms part of the wider Festival of El Cedral, which includes fairs, traditional feasts, rodeos, bullfights, music and competitions. The celebrations last about 5 days in all and are held every year at the end of April or beginning of May.
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