The present Doodle praises Guatemala’s Independence Day, a public occasion set apart by festivity over this uneven Central American country. On this day in 1821 in Guatemala City, the country alongside four others–pronounced its sway from Spain with the Act of Independence of Central America.
Much like the Mayan human advancement that existed numerous hundreds of years back in present-day Guatemala, the nation today keeps up a unique veneration for its public feathered creature, the brilliant quetzal. The Mayans utilized the winged creatures’ quills as cash, and keeping in mind that those plumes have since been supplanted by bills and coins, the Quetzal is the official name of the Guatemalan money today. Portrayed in the Doodle craftsmanship is the country’s blue-and-white-striped banner with the notable radiant quetzal portrayed at its middle, roosted on a look over that shows the date of the nation’s autonomy.
¡Feliz Día de la Independencia, Guatemala!