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Mexico Independence Day is celebrated on Sept. 16, the day in 1810 when Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla urged Mexicans to rise up against the Spanish born ruling class. In towns and cities across Mexico, citizens gather at midnight on Sept. 15 in their community main square to hear the mayor, or, in Mexico City, the president, repeat Father Hidalgo "grito," or cry for freedom. At sunrise on the 16th, military and civic parades kick off a day of celebration that includes fireworks, food and music three key Kids Cameron Jordan Jersey elements in any Mexican fiesta.
Dia de los Muertos is celebrated across Mexico, with each region stamping its own cultural mark on the observance. On All Saints Day, Nov. 1, small children who have died are honored as "angelitos," little angels. The next day, All Souls Day, is the day set aside for remembering older family members, friends, even the famous who have passed away. Family altars or public displays are set up and decorated with photographs, mementos and "ofrendas" offerings of food, refreshments and symbolic gifts. In some regions, families hold vigils and feasts at the cemetery, while in other regions, candy skeletons or pan de muerto, a sweet bread, are consumed. (Dates vary since the fiesta is linked to the Easter calendar.) Mexicans also celebrate Semana Santa, Holy Week, with festivals and religious parades on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. But they also mark the season by heading to the beach or mountains for a family vacation, sometimes making hotel reservations hard to come by for foreign tourists.
Dia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
She is the patron saint of Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe, the dark Womens Cameron Jordan Jersey skinned Virgin Mary who appeared to Juan Diego, a poor Indian convert to Catholicism, on a hillside near Mexico City in 1531. No one believed him until, after a third appearance of the vision, the image of the Virgin Mary was imprinted on his cloak. Deemed a miraculous work by the church, Diego cloak now hangs in the Basilica de Guadalupe in Mexico City, and each year, on Dec. 12, Mexicans honor their patron saint with parades and religious celebrations.