Cinco de Mayo, “May 5th,” is celebrated each year in Puebla, Mexico with a famous parade and festivities. The celebration marks the victory of a small Mexican militia over the French’s grand army during the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. Several students, military, and charros march next to colorful floats in a parade that begins at 11am and lasts hours. You will also see crafts and delicious food. Twenty days before the parade Puebla hosts several events including dance exhibitions, theatrical performances, and concerts. Discover more about this year’s celebration here.
American TESOL offers you ways to receive a certification in teaching English so that you can teach abroad. The following links are useful if you would like to know more about teaching English in Mexico: