Mexican Independence Day: 16 de Septiembre: El Grito de Independencia
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. [from Lii.org]
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