CINCO DE MAYO on May at Puebla, Mexico Festival
Pack your bags for Puebla, the capital of gourmet of Mexico, Cinco de Mayo for a holiday state that honors the victory of a group of people and soldiers Mexicans feisty during the French army well-armed in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. That it is not Cinco de Mayo is known in the United States, not the celebration of this feast also to a large extent in the rest of Mexico, as is the case in Puebla. Why not take a look at the source?
Cinco de Mayo, while only one day, not just on the show. Puebla has extended the contract of nearly 20 days of cultural arts with concerts, exhibitions, dance and theatrical performances are held in the days leading up to, and on May 5.
Cinco de Mayo
Often named Cinco de Mayo as a day of independence of Mexico (mostly distributors in the United States of tequila and margarita mix). Today marks the date instead of May 5, 1862, when the French army found a well-equipped marching from Veracruz to Mexico City, the Mexican militia is much smaller, and defeated. (Mexican victory was short-lived, and after one year, and France again invaded and ruled the country for three years).
As expected, the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in Mexico is here in Puebla. The most important event today is a full military parade, which lasts for an hour and winds through the city. Never far from the festivities are thousands of food stalls selling sweets festival, including favorite poblano.
Each May 5, thousands of students and military, charros, and members of the public security march along with lots of colorful floats in the annual parade to the state. Some of the details change from year to year, but the thing that remains constant is the length of the display. It starts around 11 am, and can last for several hours.
It is always good to spend some time watching the display directly, because unless you come from a country or region where you can see regular military parades, is a spectacle worth seeing. But after a few hours in the sun, packages and it retreated to outdoor table at a restaurant and see what's left on the flat screens that are scattered all over the televisions.
Art and food
Cinco de Mayo, while only one day, not just on the show. Puebla has extended the contract of nearly 20 days of cultural arts with concerts, exhibitions, dance and theatrical performances held in the days leading up to, and in May, 5. In addition, you will stroll through the historic city center takes art and displays handicrafts old, stores Talavera and sweets regional worth a try.
Chairman of the Cinco de Mayo Puebla state strong exhibition, which runs properly at this time of year. Full of family fun such as games, carnival food, live entertainment and rides, there are plenty to find here if you are looking for more ways to celebrate.
Puebla often considered gastronomic capital of Mexico, but not even at the last minute spending in restaurants. Since most of the historical sites of the city are concentrated in the city center, the heart of Puebla native retains the feel of a small city, colonial. Walk through the historic center, and try not to distract from the colorful buildings and ceramic tiles that gleam in the sun.
Central Puebla, Plaza de Armas, is full of shade trees and dotted with benches, and attracts everyone from clowns tourists for musicians. On one side is the Cathedral of the neck stretching from Puebla, which has the tallest church towers in Mexico. The cathedral is one of the 60 ancient churches and monasteries in the city.