Events announced to mark Mexico's independence

March 10, 2010 3:07:20 PM PST
A big celebration is underway to mark the bicentennial of Mexico's independence and the centennial of the country's revolution.

At the Chicago Cultural Center Wednesday a calendar of more than 70 cultural, academic and civic activities was announced.

Mexico 2010 commemorations in Chicago events are being organized by Mexican organizations as well as by private and public entities.

"This is already a success story," said Ambassador Manuel Rodriguez Arriaga, Consul General of Mexico in Chicago.

Activities will take place between now and November. For more information, visit