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Mexican Independence Day Twitter Fiesta
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September 12, 2011

Viva Mexico! Mexican Independence Day is Friday, September 16 and Mexico Today is celebrating with a 'Twitter Fiesta' from 10-11 am PST (12-1 pm CST, 1-2 pm EST)

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Viva Mexico! Mexican Independence Day is Friday, September 16 and Mexico Today is celebrating with a 'Twitter Fiesta.'

Mexico Today is an initiative of Marca País – Imagen de México, a joint public and private sector initiative designed to help promote Mexico as a global business partner and an unrivaled tourist destination. This program is designed to shine a light on the Mexico that its people experience every day.

Join us on Friday, September 16 from 10-11 am PST (12-1 pm CST, 1-2 pm EST). The topic will be "Celebrating Mexican Independence Day." Look for the #MexicoToday hashtag. There will be some fun conversation about ways to celebrate Mexico’s Independence such as:

• Favorite way to celebrate Mexico’s independence
• How the ‘grito’ came about
• What kind of celebrations will take place where you live
• Ideal locations in Mexico to celebrate
• Favorite pictures of past celebrations
• Upcoming special announcements and more

New to Online Twitter Parties?

No problem, it’s easy. It wasn’t too long ago that I participated in my first online Twitter party. Here’s what you do:

• RSVP for the event on Facebook and include your Twitter handle (if you’re not on Facebook, you can just be sure to follow the hosts below as we will be sending out the topic discussions.

• Log on to Twitter, TweetChat, TweetGrid or a number of other resources at 10-11 am PST (12-1 pm Central, 1-2 pm Eastern)

• Watch for the topic discussions – you will see Q1: (meaning Question 1) and the topic and you can respond by including A1: (Answer 1) followed by the hashtag #MexicoToday, and so forth.

Be sure to follow the hosts from Mexico Today:

Ana Flores, @spanglishbaby
Silvia Martinez, @mamalatina
Lisa Colemen, @mexicopremiere
Susie Albin-Najera, @themexicoreport
Mexico Today, @MexicoToday

Plus special guests:
Kety Esquivel, @ketye
Edison Lee, @edisonlee

Here is a helpful link to all of the Mexico Today ambassadors.

#MexicoToday Twitter Fiesta!

• Theme: Celebrating Mexican Independence Day
• When: Friday, September 16
• Time: 10-11 am PST/ 1-2 pm EST
• Where: On Twitter with the Hashtag #MexicoToday. Follow on

ALL are invited, so please invite your friends, co-workers, neighbors, sisters, brothers, cousins, Twitter-mates from the Twitterverse, Facebook friends, LinkedIn contacts, etc and join in on the celebration!

To RSVP and see more up to date action on the event, please see Mexico Today's Facebook invite HERE. Please include your Twitter handle, so they can follow you too!