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Transcript of Mexico
By:Hadley C, Lily K, and Maggie Rongaus,
Cinco De Mayo
Cinco De Mayo is a day for Mexicans to celebrate their victory over France. They won the battle on May 5, 1862 and still celebrate with parades and festivals.
Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe
A man named Juan Diego met the Virgin Mary twice in Mexico City. Mary had asked Juan if he could build a church on Tepeyac Hill . Juan asked the Bishop and after some convincing the Bishop agreed. Now people celebrate this day in honor of Mary.
Mexicans eat a variety of different foods with lots of spices. There's a lot of corn, so there are things like corn tortillas and corn chips. In Mexican food there are a lot of spices like cumin, oregano, chilli pepper and coriander. There are also lots of sweet deserts like Tres Leche ( which means 3 milks) and various flavors of Wedding Cookies
Day of the dead
Mexico is a city with many different popular sports. However, soccer has taken over the country and is very competitive. Mexico is also the destination for many extreme sports, such as skydiving and bungee jumping.
Art is a big part of the Mexican culture, it is very colorful and vibrant. The Mayans and Aztecs were the first to start the beautiful artwork by making stone sculptures of humans and animals. They also made skulls and mythology based art. As the art continued, people started focusing on things like political and social corruptness. Nowadays Mexican art is very important to their culture and is still going on today.
The music that is playing is a mix of traditional mexican music
Day of the Dead is when the people
of Mexico celebrate the dead. These
celebrations take place in cemetaries
and at homes. There are lots of
decorations and there are things like
sugar skulls. Lots of people like to decorate their face and body for this day.
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