Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana – Bicentennial Celebrations!

This year is historically doubly important for Mexico and for movements of independence throughout America.

1)  It is the 100th year Anniversary of Mexico’s 1910 Revolution.

2)  Most importantly, it is Mexico’s Bicentennial Independence Celebration – in which Mexico declared its independence from Spain in 1810 and which was finally won in 1821.

a)  To celebrate the Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana will be hosting “El Grito” the Cry for Independence by Priest Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana tonight September 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

(Members of TECMA-OC:  Technology, Entrepreneurship and Culture Mexican Association will be joining the Mexican Consul in this Celebration – The Mexican Consul is an Honorary Member of TECMA-OC a not-for-profit organization founded in 2009.)

b)  In further celebration the Mexican Consulate in Santa invites the community to join in a traditional parade celebrating Mexico’s Bicentennial Independence this Sunday September 19 at 4:00 PM, starting on MAIN and 16th Streets in Santa Ana.  And in the evening at 4th and ROSS streets also in Santa Ana. (please note – it is between 4th and ROSS and NOT French street – de acuerdo al sub-gerente de la ciudad de Santa las calles son entre las 4th y ROSS y NO la calle French).


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