Mexican Independence Day Marked

Mexican Independence Day Marked 2016

The Embassy of Mexico in Belgrade organised a reception marking the 206th anniversary of Mexico’s independence and the 70th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations with Serbia.

The reception was attended by over 470 guests, including ministers of the Serbian government, friends from business, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of academic and cultural life, the media and Mexican residents in Serbia.

In his address, Ambassador of Mexico to Serbia H.E. Marco Antonio García Blanco spoke about the significance of Mexico and the shared values of our two countries, while the traditional civil ceremony Occupation of Independence was also held.

Guests of the reception were able to sample Mexican food and drinks and enjoy traditional Mexican folklore, performed by KUD Talije, and to toast the friendship and progress between Mexico and Serbia.