Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo: Tips for an Authentic Holiday

By |2018-10-11T14:54:23-05:00May 3rd, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Culture, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Mexico|

On May 5, 1862, the Mexican Army vanquished the French at the Battle of Puebla, a major victory for the Mexican government in their struggle for independence. While liberation from French occupation would not come until 1867, many Mexican-Americans still celebrate the anniversary of this battle, known as Cinco de Mayo, as a commemoration of [...]

Cinco De Mayo: A Mexican or American Tradition?

By |2018-10-11T14:54:52-05:00April 26th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Mexico, Observances - Monthly & Daily, U.S. Holidays, United States|

Whether you’re going to a Mexican restaurant for happy hour or mixing your own margaritas, it’s important to understand the true meaning of Cinco de Mayo to warrant a festive experience.

Tecate, Tequila, & Topo Chico: 5 Cross-Cultural Tips for an Authentic Cinco de Mayo

By |2018-10-11T14:55:11-05:00April 29th, 2016|International Holidays, Mexico, United States|

The 5th of May, or el Cinco de Mayo in Spanish, becomes a more popular holiday in the United States every year, highlighting the strength and bond of Mexican-American culture.