Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of Mexico's victory over the Second French Empire in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. It is celebrated on 5th May every year.

Cinco de Mayo is primerily celebrated in the United States and Mexico.

This is a fun-loving festival where music, parades, and traditional foods enjoyed.


Keep in mind, the Cinco de Mayo is not the Independence Day of Mexico

Historically, Mexican-American communities first time this holiday was celebrated in California in 1863.

The Cinco de Mayo fest got wide popularity in the U.S. "Chicano Movement" 1960s.

There are speeches, and a military parade in Puebla, place where the battle happened.

This Mayo Fest holiday has been criticized for promoting commercialization of Mexican culture and stereotypes act.

Apart from Mexico, Cinco de Mayo festival is also overserved in other countries such as Australia and Canada.

People also enjoy and perform the Traditional Mexican dances such as the Jarabe Tapatio in Cinco de Mayo

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