Mexican Bicentennial celebrations

It is not every day that a country celebrates its 200th birthday. Boston.com shared a beautiful set of pictures of the parades and main events, but I wanted to give you my impressions from the ground as we were lucky enough to be there.

Sabritas nacionalista
All sorts of companies tried to bandwagon on the nationalist mood to sell stuff
Mexican bicentennial decorations at Galerías Atizapán
Summary of Mexican history at a shopping centre
Mexican wares in Liverpool
Department stores obviously also joined the mood.
Mexican Independece Bicentennial home decorations
Mexican Independece Bicentennial home decorations: Exhibit A
Mexican Independece Bicentennial home decorations
Mexican Independece Bicentennial home decorations: Exhibit B
Zapata
Let's not forget that it was also the centennial of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution.
Selling flags for Mexican Independence Day
Stalls like these were found all over the country selling Mexican wares
Artesanías de hoja de elote
Nice idea: handcrafted figurines made out of corn leaves.
Folk dances
Folk dances at a shopping mall
Folk dances
Folk dances at a shopping mall

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