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Happy Cinco de Mayo! – May 5th

Poste-us-cinco-de-mayoWhat is Cinco de Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo marks the anniversary of the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France in the Battle of Puebla during the French-Mexican War. In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is primarily observed in the state of Puebla, but in the U.S., Cinco de Mayo is a much more prominent celebration of Mexican culture, heritage and achievements.

When is Cinco de Mayo?

May 5 of each year.

How do people celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

A holiday with major commercial value, Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the U.S. include parades, parties, Mexican music and folk dancing and traditional Mexican foods and beverages.

Sources: history.com, mexonline.com, timeanddate.com
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