Revolution Day in Mexico

Today is a national holiday here in Mexico. It has been raining solid here for the last 3 or 4 days here, and today the sun finally came out. So Viva Mexico, and Viva revolution Day.

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The Revolution Memorial in all its glory in Mexico City, Mexico. The Revolution Memorial in all its glory in Mexico City, Mexico.

Mexico’s Revolution Day (Dia de la Revolución) is a national public holiday that celebrates a 10-year revolution that began in 1910 to end the struggle against dictator José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori. The public holiday falls on the third Monday in November, near the official day on November 20.

Celebrate Revolution Day
Outdoor events such as bazaars, festivals and parades are part of the Revolution Day celebrations, where shouts of “Viva la Revolución!” and “Viva Mexico!” are heard. Stories are told or sung about the revolutionary heroes who ended the struggle and helped to reform Mexico. Festive foods include enchiladas, tostadas, tacos, and fajitas. The Mexican flag – a tricolor of green, white and red with the national coat of arms in the center of the white stripe – is flown on Revolution Day.

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