On May 5, 1862, Mexican ...
On May 5, 1862, Mexican forces claimed victory over the French army occupying Puebla, Mexico.
Today Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated in Mexico with a focus on food, drink, music and dancing.
Cinco de Mayo has also taken hold in the U.S., a sort of St. Patrick's Day, except on Cinco de Mayo everyone is Mexican.
This week on Radio M, host Tony Sarabia provides the musicâ€”from and about Mexicoâ€”you provide your own food and drink and make sure to kick up your heels!
Also music from “the other” Garifuna artist, Aurelio Martinez and the sounds of Ba Cissoko.