ArenaNet:International cultural references/Mexico
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- The beaches are really popular with tourism and locals alike.
- A classic/steriotypical dance is the hat dance ;)
- its the 11th most populated country
- 12th largest economy in the world
- José Vasconcelos is a famous Mexican writer, that wrote "La Raza Cósmica" a book about the mexican culture.
- Alfonso Cuarón and Guillermo del Toro are famous Mexican film directors, Alfonso Directed "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and Guillermo Directed "Pan's Labyrinth".
- Most Mexicans find the border fence offensive (or at least the mexicans i know lol)
- Selena, a singer from Corpus Christi, Texas, was a very popular singer of Tejano music.
- Shakira, a famous latin singer, has alot of popularity in most latin countries, and America.
- Frida Kahlo is a famous Mexican Painter.
- Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta are famous mexican-american politcal activists.
- The Alamo is a famous Texas church, where a battle took place against the mexican army.
- Daddy Yankee is a famous Reggaeton artist.
- Many Mexicans are proud of their Mestizo heratige, a mix of white spanish, and the native indians.
- The Aztec pyramids at Tenochtitlan are very popular with tourism.
- Cinco de Mayo is a important Mexican holiday, it commemorates the mexican victory over the french in the battle of puebla, but is not their independance day! that is sept. 16.
SweetEscape 02:38, 17 January 2008 (UTC)
Let's not forget the Chupacabra