They maily grow corn, beans, coffee, fruit, vegetables, cotton, wheat and sugarcanes. They live of their crops, they use them as source of food and if not they sell them to earn income for the family. They also have cows to breed them and sell them either for the milk or the meat because they use the cows for milk instead of going to the store and having to purchase milk. “Mexico produces approximately 17% of the world's total annual output of silver. Zacatecas produces about 40% of the country's total silver output which is more than Mexico City.” (5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY (ZACATECAS)) The largest mine is near Fresnillo, There are silver mines open to tourists. Zacatecas is known for its fine ironwork and for its buildings of pink sandstone. Tourists visit the cathedral (which dates from the 18th century) and Enrique Estrada Park, which has an aqueduct from the 18th century. Special events include the Zacatecas Fair (second week of September) and the De la Morisma Fair (celebrated the last three days in August). Most of the income does not come from tourism but from mining or agriculture.
II. Summary of points: I hope that I have opened your eyes to the celebration of Dia de los Muertos by informing you about the history and why it is sometimes referred to as “a tradition that refuses to die”, how it is celebrated around the world, and the symbolism involved in the celebration.
To pay homage to this vital day, the city of Puebla hosts a re-enactment of the battle, a massive civic parade, and various festivities that include dancing and singing. The Reconstrucción de la batalla allows volunteers and spectators alike to get a brief glimpse of the fighting that occurred on that historic day, without of course the great amounts of sacrifice and bloodshed. The reenactment consists of blank firing weapons, uniforms, and militaristic strategies that all stay true to the era. Puebla also organizes an annual civic parade, which now includes over 20,000 participants. School children, military, and floats are all included in this parade and are accompanied by mariachi bands, folkloric dancers, and colorful decorations.
Dia De Los Reyes is a Spanish name of the Christian holiday of Epiphany. Across Latin America and in Spain, this day is known as “Three Kings Day” as well as “Day of the Wise Men.” This holiday marks the end of the merry Christmas season, which started on December 16 with the holiday of Posadas. Depending on a tradition or a country, this holiday is celebrated either on January 6 or January 7. Also, across the countries it has different names: in some countries it is known as Los Reyes Magos, in others it is known as El Dia De Reyes, etc. This paper looks into how this holiday is celebrated in Spanish-speaking communities both in Latin America and in the Unites States.
Having an underactive thyroid in San Juan, Capistrano can cause a whole lot of health problems. The thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland located in the front lower part of the neck and is responsible for providing important hormones that regulate many of the body's systems. When there are not enough of these hormones in the blood stream, you may experience any number of symptoms that can greatly reduce your quality of life.
Dams are created by humans and dams disrupt wildlife, therefore humans disrupt wildlife. California, being a state with dams, has rivers and chaotic nature running through itself. One of the mains rivers in California is the San Joaquin, is a dammed river and its damnation has led to many downfalls in nature. Bill McEwen and Daniel Wientraub have observed the river and it’s stats, and with the upcoming restoration plan, the two obviously have expectations on how the plan will affect the river. They expect salmon populations to rise, or at least be stable, positive effects on the recreation and the economical reign to expand.
Today, Cinco de Mayo has become more of an American holiday than a Mexican one. It has become a significant annual celebration of Mexican culture and heritage. In areas of the country with large Mexican-American populations such as Portland large festivals are held. Portland Oregon’s three-day Cinco de Mayo fiesta has been celebrated for the past 30 years, attracting thousands of visitors. The crowds
How do they celebrate La dia de los Muertos? La dia de los Muertos is a three day celebration, “celebrated in mexico and parts of North, Central, and South America.” (Pat Betteley) La dia de los Muertos is a happy, colorful fiesta, it includes music and dancing, spirits and food, lots of food. People wear wooden masks and dance to honor deceased people. Popular dances like La Danza de los Viejitos (The Dance of the Little Old Men) and La Danza de los Tecuanes (The Dance of the Tigers/ Jaguars). People celebrate
CSU San Marcos is very close to some Southern California beaches, so there's something to look forward to! This college is also located one hour away from the US- Mexico boarder, there are many exciting things and places right next to CSUSM. The CSU San Marcos is a school that has opportunities and many academics.
La Bienvenida was a cultural event that took place on Mexican Independence Day. The reason for this event was to welcome new Latino students to Fresno State and to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. During this event I learned about many programs that exist on campus.The atmosphere of the event was comfortable and it allowed people to enjoy themselves. There was over 40 programs and services that were present at this event and there was a program for everyone. La Bienvenida was a very fun event that I would recommend this event to other students because they could learn information about services offered at Fresno State. Not only will they learn new information, they will enjoy fun activities and free tacos at the end.
Cinco De Mayo is a national holiday that is celebrated in Mexico on May 5th once every year. Though the holiday is rather minor in Mexico, in the united states it has evolved into an homage to the mexico culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations. It commemorates the Mexican army's surprising the french at the battle of puebla and pulling off an astonishing victory. the battle took place near the state of Puebla. Puebla is around 124 miles from Mexico City for reference.
From sandy beaches to rocky mountain ranges, astounding big cities to mosques and gothic cathedrals, vibrant festivals to the theatrical historic bullfights, Spain has about everything. Spain has been the center of culture in Europe for thousands of years. Spain is an astonishing place with rich heritage and lively festivals and art. Spain is not just about the flamenco dancing, bullfights, and the religious festivals, it has so many things to offer. Even Lenny Kravitz the American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer said, “It’s like a dream to come to Spain and stay a for a couple of years and get somebody to teach me Spanish music.” Today I am going to inform you about the well-known features of La Siesta in the Spanish culture, the creative and energetic Flamenco dance, and the historic subculture of Basque.
The regional pastime of the running of the bulls in Pamplona is an exciting tradition that involves a group of bulls that are lets loose in the streets of Pamplona. The main purpose of the run is to transport the bulls from the corrals into the bullrings, where they will be killed. This run takes place for seven days in San Fermin, Pamplona in Spain. It started in the 14th century. Today the running of the bulls attracts many tourists from around the world that like to participate. Many participate by joining the bulls, and running along side of them. This is very dangerous, many are injured and some are even killed. Others participate by dressing the part and cheering. Runners wear the traditional outfit of a white shirt and pants. Some have a red scarf or handkerchief, some wear red belts. Runners also have with them a newspaper to draw attention away from the bulls just in case.
The Flower Festival, is also a major attraction in Medellin. It takes place at the end of July and it lasts until early August. This huge annual event is opened with about 7,000 campesinos parading through the city on horseback. Groups or individuals may have a theme or motto, such as peace, but other prefer to linger along the route provoking cheers from the large audience. Others gallop, or dance their horses decorated in all types of colors and of different sizes for the duration of the parade which goes on for about eight hours.