The Head of Government of Buenos Aires led the event in the Plaza de Mayo for the Revolution of May
Argentina, May 25, 2012
The mayor of Buenos Aires, Mauricio Macri, led the act this morning for the 202 anniversary of the Revolution of 1810, starting with the traditional hoisting of the national flag in the Plaza de Mayo.
After 8:30 am, they sang the verses of the Argentine national anthem, in the presence of the cabinet, legislators, military, and school children of Buenos Aires.
The deputy chief Maria Eugenia Vidal, announced to reporters that “this year I’ll be on your behalf, as Macri has a family commitment,” Vidal referred to the Te Deum to be held in the Metropolitan Cathedral and to be chaired by Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Primate of Argentina, Jorge Bergoglio.
After the ceremonial part of the event, he invited all present to take the traditional hot chocolate.