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El Grito - Barcelona Vive México E-mail

Barcelona Vive México 2017

This article will be updated in 2017

"El Grito" in Barcelona" is celebrated on the evening of Sunday 15th September in Barcelona. "El Grito de Dolores" - (the cry for independence) is the central event of the Barcelona "Semana de Mexico" festivities. The Grito de Dolores was the battle cry of the Mexican War of Independence uttered by Father Miguel Hidalgo on September 16, 1810 as the call for revolution against the authorities of México. On this day Mexicans all over the world celebrate México’s independence from Spanish rule.  The next day, September 16th (Dieciséis de septiembre,) is the Mexican Independence Day and the most important non-religious holiday in Mexico. 

For more Mexican celebrations in September visit "Barcelona Vive México"  which more than thirty Mexican institutions and organizations. Activities include exhibitions, concerts, conferences, food tastings, cinema, theater and more.  
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