Constitution Day in Mexico – 100 Years!

Posted February 3, 2017 by & filed under Festivals / Events, History, Holidays.

Mexican Flags Waving

Constitution Day in Mexico celebrates Mexico’s Constitution, Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Approved by the Mexican Congress on February 5, 1917. This year is especially important since it is the 100-year or centennial anniversary! The Mexican Revolution began on November 20, 1910. A very violent and costly fight, the revolution took the lives… Read more »

Mexican Nostalgia: Chiles en Nogada, a Celebration of Independence

Posted September 12, 2016 by & filed under Festivals / Events, Food, History, Holidays.

Chiles En Nogada

Mexican Independence Day, celebrating Mexico’s independence from Spain, takes place this week, on September 16. The preparation and consumption of the traditional Mexican dish, Chiles en Nogada, precedes the Independence Day celebrations. “Walking through the gardens of memory, I discover that my recollections are associated with the senses.” –Isabel Allende There are many advantages to… Read more »

Mexico Independence Holiday September Fifteenth

Posted August 20, 2014 by & filed under Driving to Mexico, History, Holidays.

¡El Grito de Dolores! Mexico’s Cry for Independence came from Dolores On September 15th, at the National Palace, in Mexico City, at 11 pm, the President of Mexico, will ring a bell and shout out a Mexican cry of patriotism, “¡Viva Mexico, viva la independencia!” Mexico’s Independence holiday celebrates the Grito de Dolores (“Shout of… Read more »