On September 27, 1821, the Trigarant Army entered Mexico City triumphantly. With this fact it is considered the consummation of the independence struggle that began on September 16, 1810, with the Grito de Dolores given by the priest Miguel Hidalgo.
The origin of the children’s day, comes from the First World War, because as a result of the havoc that left this event in Europe, thousands of children were vulnerable and was for this reason that the activist Eglantyne Jebb, founded the ”Organization Save The Children’’ and with the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross it was urged the adoption of the First Declaration of Human Rights.
Cocoa is where originates from the nahuatl Word chocolate drink: xocolatl, being a mix of pasta, cocoa seed, butter over water, herbs and spices, leading to a very strong flavor and even bitter, but which had stimulating effects.
After the events of a day in Chicago as today, but the year 1886 where a manifestation of workers against labour injustices that were severely repressed gave rise to the so-called “revolt of Haymarket”, the date became key to the workers, who agreed to set it as a day of protest and rights.
The Student’s day in Mexico is celebrated every year on May 23th. The origin of this day takes place in the year 1929, when a group of students decided to protest on behalf of university autonomy, thanks to this impulse, today there is the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Teacher’s day is a holiday that honors the work of Mexican teachers and professors. The first commemoration of the teacher day took place in 1918, in Mexico, the Decree was signed by President Venustiano Carranza.
Traditional sweets are a treat that have transpired over the years, but above all to the taste of the new generations. The habit of consuming them is due to its delicious flavors that conquer us in each bite full of Mexican traditions.