5 curious facts about Cinco de Mayo The Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) celebration commemorates the victory of the Mexican army over France in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is a festivity from Mexico that in the United States becomes a celebration of the Mexican culture and heritage. 1. Cinco de Mayo […]
October 31st is the line that divides fall from winter, plenty from paucity… life and death. Halloween is a celebration that has its origins from the Celts, who celebrated their new year on November 1st. The last day of the year, October 31st known as the night of Samhain in the Celtic religion, signaled “the […]
This video from BBC presents some of the traditions of the indigenous celebration of the Day of the Dead. This video is only 18 minutes long and present the cultural aspect of this holiday. We also recommend: 1. INFOGRAPHIC: 13 Cool and Interesting Facts About Mexico Day of the Dead The traditional Mexican holiday of […]
Spanish teachers can discuss Cinco de Mayo history in class with this video. A PDF with questions about Cinco de Mayo is provided to go with the video.
An essential component of the celebrations of the Day of the Dead is the altar to welcome the souls of the departed. Learn the main elements and their meanings in this infographic NotiMex. I wanted to share this infographic because I noticed that every year the interest in the celebration of Día de los Muertos […]