November 12, 2012
The Revolution day parade is held in the town on Chapala and Ajijic on November 20th of each year to celebrate the Mexican Revolution. The Access office is right up the street from where the parade passes, so every year we enjoy taking part of this great event. All the school kids put on a show for all the residents of Ajijic, some put on costumes and uniforms, others play band instruments and march along the Mexican flag. Take a look at the photos and it will give you a peak inside the yearly parade.
The Mexican Revolution was a major armed struggle that started in 1910, with an uprising led by Francisco I. Madero against longtime autocrat Porfirio Díaz, and lasted for the better part of a decade until around 1920. Over time the Revolution changed from a revolt against the established order to a multi-sided civil war, read more at Wikipedia