Mexican Law : The Mexican flag will be flown at full staff on : Anniversary of the "Heroic Defense of the Port of Veracruz" (April, the 21st) 1914.
Why are the flags half mast?
International Fair of the Friendly Cultures . From April 14 to 29 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feria Internacional de las Culturas Amigas - Zócalo, Mexico City. It’s the tenth anniversary of the International Friendly Cultures Fair, and 4 million people are expected to attend. Along with handicrafts and gastronomy from 86 countries, there’ll be film, music, theater and literature. China is this year’s guest country. EnJoy EnJoy
Carlos Alberto M Machado, interesting , your recent uploaded 'photos' of the flag here. The flag seen in your image is not the massive Banderas Monumentales but a much smaller Mexican flag. Did you search why their flag was flying at half staff on 10 April ? I wonder why too. EnJoy EnJoy
Flag at half mast in 10/04/18. What is going on ?
Maundy Thursday 29th (Jueves Santo) is a bank holiday in Mexico prior to Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday. Jesus’ last supper is remembered on this day.
20mar18--Benito Juárez was born in San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, on March 21, 1806. In 1857 Juárez was elected president of the Supreme Court of Justice, a position he held until December of that year, when he became president. From then until his death in 1872, he led the government during historically significant events including the Reform War, the French Intervention, the Second Empire and the republic’s restoration. << from time and date com
Capital Zocalo. Historical Center. From March 14 to 19. Hours from 10 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. At the Fair you can find a wide variety of handicrafts, gastronomy, transformed native cultures, dance, music, workshops to make various articles and traditional medicine.
4feb18-- Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución) is an official holiday ( celebrated on the first Monday in February ) that celebrates the anniversary of Mexico’s current constitution, which was promulgated on February 5, 1917.
27jan18-- Sat. / Sun. 10:00 - 18:00 p.m. Farmers from rural areas market their products, a first for the Zócalo. On 2 Feb 2018 : More than 20 thousand tamales of 19 varieties, and 5 thousand liters of atole, will be distributed free of charge on February 2 in the Zócalo, within the framework of Candelaria Day and during the Third Tamal Festival of Mexico City . EnJoy EnJoy
20jan18-- The Banderas monumentales lowering ceremony happened tonight about 9pm. The great plaza nearly all open area, the first in a long time. Gorgeous. EnJoy EnJoy
Incredible! This man is an acrobat. Alone breaks down the entire structure. All respect is his!1/10/2018 11:19
Bye-bye Christmas tree! It's only 11 months to wait.1/9/2018 10:59
6jan18-- Observance : Epiphany, also known as the Day of Holy Kings (Día de los Santos Reyes), is celebrated on January 6 in remembrance of the biblical story of the three kings’ visit to Jesus.