Flag Day in Mexico
Día de la Bandera ("Flag Day") is a national holiday in Mexico. Flag Day is celebrated every year on February 24 since its implementation in 1937. It was established by the President of Mexico, General Lázaro Cárdenas, before the monument to General Vicente Guerrero, first to pledge allegiance to the Mexican flag on March 12, 1821.
When the Pledge is recited, it is customary to salute the flag with the raised arm Bellamy Salute while speaking. When the flag is being paraded, the arm is held across the chest, palm parallel to the ground.
- (Spanish) The Day of the Flag at red escolar.
- (Spanish) TV spots by the Presidency of Mexico for the Day of the Flag.
- (Spanish) The Mexican Flag at the Mexico Website of the Universidad de Guanajuato.
Mexican public holidays Statutory holidays Civic holidaysDía del Ejército · Día de la Bandera · Aniversario de la Expropiación petrolera · Heroica Defensa de Veracruz · Cinco de Mayo · Natalicio de Miguel Hidalgo · Día de la Marina · Grito de Dolores · Día de los Niños Héroes · Consumación de la Independencia · Natalicio de José Ma. Morelos y Pavón · Descubrimiento de América Festivities
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