couple dancing in traditional Mexican attire

Cinco de Mayo

More from this show

This week on May 5, we are celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 during the Franco-Mexican War. In the United States, it has become a significant celebration of Mexican culture and heritage. Listen to learn about the music that can be heard at Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

Jose Miguel Ortegon Tovar – La Raspa
Jose Miguel Ortegon Tovar and Norbert Denis Galouo – Pal Norte
Yvo Abadi, Manuel Dante Mathieu Faivre, and Miguel Vladimir Saboga – El Sombrero
Lars-Luis Linek – Ranchera De Harmonica

5 woman performing for the Celtic Woman 20th Anniversary
airs Feb. 29

Celtic Woman 20th Anniversary Concert

A cute little duckling with text reading: Arizona PBS Ducks in a Row Event
March 6

Getting Your Ducks in a Row to Avoid Conflict When You Are Gone

A cactus blooms in the Sonoran Desert
airs Feb. 28

Desert Dreams: Celebrating Five Seasons in the Sonoran Desert

Barry Gibb singing (Bee Gees: In Our Own Time)
aired Feb. 24

Bee Gees: In Our Own Time

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters

STAY in touch

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters: