Mexican Independence Day: 16 de Septiembre: El Grito de Independencia


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Mexican Independence Day

Description:
Brief background about the origins of the celebration of Mexican Independence Day on September 16. Also includes a description of how the holiday is celebrated today, such as the ceremony in Mexico City on the evening of September 15, in which a government official leads a crowd in giving "the grito or cry of Independence." From a company that produces and distributes educational video programs about Mexico and Mexican culture.

Creator:
Herz, Mary

Publisher:
Inside Mexico

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.inside-mexico.com/featureindep.htm


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