|May 5, 2011|
Vamos a celebrar! Today we commemorate the history, culture, and ancestry of
. Cinco de Mayo has been a celebrated holiday since May 5, 1862 after the unexpected victory over the French army. The Mexicans were considerably outnumbered and the French were significantly better equipped. Secondly, this was the first battle since the Battle of Puebla that a country in the Mexico was invaded by an army from another continent. Americas
Cinco de Mayo is primarily celebrated in
Mexico, but celebrations also take place in the United States, Canada, and the . Join Caribbean Islands in celebrating its unity and patriotism by attending a parade, listening to mariachi music, and practicing folk dancing! You could even host a Cinco de Mayo party complete with colorful decorations, Mexican cuisine, and of course, margaritas! Mexico
Also a big happy birthday wishes go out to Scott and Matt – Happy Birthday Guy’s and enjoy you day!