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Guatemalan Independence Celebrations by Nelo Mijangos

Guatemalan Independence Celebrations

Torches, marathons and student marching bands parades are the main activities Guatemalans do for celebrating Independence Day. These activities usually begin manifesting …

Independence Month Parades

Guatemala celebrates its Independence on September 15 and through the entire month student marching bands and parades are quite common. Students begin …

Guatemala’s Independence Student Parades

Most people in Guatemala often say that Guatemalans are not very “patriotic” and immediately mention how patriotic the Mexicans really are: “that’s really patriotism!” Heck I even heard an hour long radio show today discussing it.

Guatemala’s Independence Day Torch

Getting everything ready for Independence Day Celebrations. This torch will light the Independence fire torches from all over Guatemala. These Independence torches …