True essence of Cinco de Mayo

True essence of Cinco de Mayo

Lake Mills : WI : USA | May 05, 2012 at 9:43 AM PDT
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Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867).

A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations.

Cinco de Mayo traditions include parades, mariachi music performances and street festivals in cities and towns across Mexico and the United States.

In some city they are having citiwide garage sales and small celebration in every household.

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Mary Grace Keiner is based in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, United States of America, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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