2 de Mayo, fiesta de la Comunidad de Madrid :)

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Mañana celebramos la fiesta de la Comunidad de Madrid smile

El origen de la fiesta está en la revuelta del 2 de Mayo, en contra de Napoleón, que había ocupado Madrid con sus tropas en Marzo.

Levantamiento del Dos de Mayo

Madrid Community day

2nd May

A fiesta celebrating the creation of the Madrid region. Various street performances and special events take place all over the city.

This is what you can do:

http://madridpw.wordpress.com/2008/05/01/fiestas-del-2-de-mayo/

One of the events will take place in the "Plaza dos de Mayo".

Anything going on in your countries, cities on this special date for us? Tell us all about it, and if you live in Madrid, have fun raspberry

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updated MAY 1, 2009
posted by 00494d19

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I used to live near there Heidita. I could just take a walk right to the Puerta de Alcala (con acento en la a) but that was a long time ago downer 1971

updated MAY 1, 2009
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http://www.pbase.com/colinb3469/image/56007342

This is one of the most beautiful spots in Madrid. Madrid ....de Madrid al cielo smile

updated MAY 1, 2009
posted by 00494d19
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http://www.pbase.com/colinb3469/image/56007342

updated MAY 1, 2009
posted by 00b83c38