Published On: Fri, Nov 18th, 2016

Festive Revolution parade to consume Merida’s Centro Sunday

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On Sunday Nov. 20, Merida’s Centro will be consumed by a festive parade in honor of Mexico’s Dia de la Revolucion (Revolution Day). A total of 80 contingents and six thousand and 239 elements from middle and secondary schools, state, municipal and federal police, as well as elements of the Mexican Army will participate in the commemorative parade for the festivities marking the beginning of the Mexican Revolution.

Meanwhile, Monday Nov. 21 is a national holiday, with banks and government offices closed for the day.

The State Coordinator of Protocol Activities, Carlos Aguilar Cervantes, informed that the protocol activities will start at 7:45 am with the flag raising in the Plaza Grande of the city.

Then at 8:00 am, the movement of the columns participating in the commemorative parade of the Day of the Mexican Revolution will begin.

The state official mentioned that the route will go from the Monument to the Homeland, in Paseo de Montejo, to 47th Street, to turn in 58 to 61st Street of the Center, to then head to the Main Square, to conclude in the Park of San Juan.

He recalled that the main participants of this parade are the secondary and upper secondary students, which will have the most contingents in the parade.

“They are a total of 80 contingents, composed of elements of the secondary level, upper middle level, the Municipal Police and State, as well as the Federal Preventive Police, and the tenth military region, for a total of 6,129 elements,” he said.

Merida's Revolution Day parade. (PHOTO: sipse.com)

Merida’s Revolution Day parade. (PHOTO: sipse.com)



Aguilar Cervantes said that the tour that will start on Paseo Montejo and conclude in the park of San Juan, with an approximate journey of two hours and 30 minutes.

He indicated that it will be the State Transportation Directorate (DTEY) to report through different means on the relocation of bus stops of the urban service, which on that day will be affected by the performance of the parade.

Monday Nov. 21st Holiday

Next Monday, November 21, will be a festive celebration commemorating the beginning of the Mexican Revolution, so there will be no classes, and activity in government departments and banking will be suspended.

So more than 400,000 students in Yucatan of all levels will enjoy their last bridge and will have to resume classes on Tuesday, November 22.

On Monday, November 21, banking will suspend its operations to the public to resume on the 22nd.

The banks that offer their services inside commercial stores and supermarkets of the city of Mérida will open to the public this day, in the traditional schedules, although it is a festive day.

Meanwhile, in the three orders of federal, state and municipal government the activities will also be suspended this Monday, November 21.

Source: sipse.com

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