Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Chicago

May 4, 2008 9:49:49 PM PDT
Chicago's Mexican community began celebrating Cinco de Mayo Sunday.More than a dozen bands performed at the Plaza Garibaldi in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood during an annual Cinco de Mayo festival.

Bands were scheduled to play until 8 p.m. Sunday.

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of the Mexicans over the French army in 1862.