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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 13:20 (34 days ago) @ Oeste Hermoso

I have read before about the celebrations starting tomorrow (Wednesday) while Independence Day is Thursday based on Grito de Dolores (Cry of Dolores). Unfortunately I cannot find the explanation. Could you help, por favor, amigo?:vivamexico:

Since 1840 celebrations for Día de la Independencia have begun on September 15th and ended on the 16th. Since the mid-19th century church bells were rung and music was played at 11:00 PM on the 15th. This was how the Grito de Independencia aka Grito de Dolores (named for the town where the fight for independence began) was originally celebrated. On the 16th, salvos of artillery were fired and church bells were rung to commemorate the beginning of the fight for independence from Spain by the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Castillo.

Maximiliano de Habsburgo began the tradition of the Grito de Dolores by going to the town of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato and ringing the Campana de Dolores and giving what is now known as the traditional Grito. In 1896 Presidente Porfirio Díaz brought the bell and the Grito to the Zócalo in Ciudad de México.

Not sure when fireworks were added to the celebration, but I'd like to bitchslap the MF whose idea that was. :devil:

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