Cinco de Mayo 160th Anniversary – Puebla in the US

Canal| Canal Washington, D.C.

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FRIDAY, MAY 6

10:00 hrs. | Cinco de Mayo 160th Anniversary Exhibition

18:30 hrs. | Dr. David Hayes-Bautista presents “El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition” Register here

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SATURDAY, MAY 7

10:00 hrs. | #OpenHouse with music, drinks, and snacks from Puebla, Lotería, workshops and story tellers.

Documentary “160 Years of Cinco de Mayo” + Cultural Event Music & Dance 

16:00 hrs. | Closing  

Free admission. Tickets are not required.

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MONDAY, MAY 9

18:00 hrs. | Documentary “Esperanza, las vendedoras del tren”. Spanish with English subtitles (64 min.) Register here

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TUESDAY, MAY 10

17:00 hrs. | Film “De Vuelta a Casa (The Way Home)”. Spanish with English subtitles (94 min.)
Landmark’s E Street Cinema – Register here 

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 11

12:00 hrs. | Cooking workshop “Sweets from Puebla
Coffee Tasting at the end Register here

18:30 hrs. | Presentation and discussion of the book “Description of the Battle won against the French Army in the
Cerro de Guadalupe de Puebla on Cinco de Mayo, 1862
”. Online event Register here

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THURSDAY, MAY 12

18:30 hrs. | Conversation “Women from Puebla
Mezcal Tasting at the end Register here

18:30 hrs. | Cooking workshop “Dishes from Puebla
Mezcal Tasting at the end Register here

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FRIDAY, MAY 13

18:00 hrs. | Traditional Dance Class from Puebla Event cancelled

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SATURDAY, MAY 14

12:00 hrs. | #OpenHouse with music, drinks, and snacks from Puebla, Lotería, workshops and story tellers

Documentary “160 Years of Cinco de Mayo” + Cultural Event Music & Dance

16:00 hrs. |  Closing

Free admission. Tickets are not required.

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MCI Policy: By attending these events on the MCI premises, you acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists and you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Effective January 15, 2022, the Institute will implement the following policy to ensure our patrons’ and staff’s health and safety:

• All visitors ages 2 and older are required to wear a DC Approved Masks (N95, N99, N100, R95, P95, or P100) at all times unless they are actively eating or drinking. At its discretion, the MCI may take your temperature upon arrival, or ask for proof of vaccination.

• Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 and a valid photo ID are required to attend all indoor activities and events.

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