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MEXICO


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History

• Ancient cultures: Mayas, Aztecs, Olmec, etc. • Spanish conquer in 1521 • Prehispanic culture mixed with Spanish culture • Mexico: Náhuatl Meshiko (In the middle of the moon)


Flag • Green: Hope • White: Union • Red: National heroes • Shield: Prehispanic background


Culture • Rich in history = rich in culture • Colourful • More than 150 traditional clothes


Traditions and celebrations • Día de muertos (dead's day) • 16th of September (Independence day) • 12th of December (religious day) • Posadas (christmas time) • Fiestas patronales (celebration of saints)


Music • Norteño • Banda • Cumbia • Huapango • Danzón • Jarabes • Rancheros • Huasteco • Jarocho


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