With Cinco de Mayo taking place this weekend The Telegraph asked: “What is the true meaning of Cinco de Mayo?”


Little Beaver

“It’s a holiday for the Mexicans to celebrate the month of May."


Jenny Toone

“The aid for the Confederate soldiers, during the American Civil War, had to pass through northern Mexico and fight the Mexicans. But the Mexicans beat them and kept aid away for another year.”


Johnny Renza

“To have fun and respect the Mexican culture.”


Elder Payette


“All I know is that it isnot Mexican Independence Day.”


Alan Kahler

“I’m hungry, so I’m thinking that it is about all of the delicious Mexican cuisine.”