Allende’s Birthday Tribute

By Jesús Aguado

San Miguel is having a fiesta to celebrate the birth of Ignacio Allende. The commemoration will feature a parade, folkloric dances, two concerts, and fireworks.

Verónica Rodríguez, Director of the Department of Education, told this paper that the occasion for celebration is the 249th anniversary of the birth of the War of Independence hero, whose full name is Ignacio José de Jesús Pedro Regalado de Allende y Unzaga. She also mentioned some of the events that will be held in his honor this weekend. They are as follows:

Fri, Jan 19, 6pm: Live music from the band from the 12th military zone, Jardín Principal

Sat, Jan 20, 6pm: Live music with the orchestra from the Secretariat of Navy

Sun, Jan 21:

9am: Civil Act, Jardín Principal

10am: Civil and military parade moving from Nemesio Diez to the Jardín Principal via Zacateros, Canal, Mesones, San Francisco, and Plaza Principal

6:30pm: Live music with the orchestra and mariachis from the Secretariat of National Defense

9pm: Fireworks, Jardín Principal

 

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