Estandarte de Hidalgo Durante la guerra de Independencia, el cura Miguel Hidalgo utilizó como bandera del Ejército Insurgente, un lienzo de la Virgen de Guadalupe. Actualmente este estandarte se encuentra en el Museo de Historia del Castillo de Chapultepec, en… Read More
The Christmas Season in Mexico ends on el Día de la Candelaria, Candlemass Day, celebrated every February 2.
Candlemas commemorates the ritual purification of Mary, 40 days after the birth of Jesus’ birth. This day also celebrates the ritual presentation of baby Jesus
Spanish When the first missionaries arrived in Mexico, they were faced with a very different way of life than the one they were used to. The conquest meant not only taking over territories that had recently been discovered as America, but… Read More
*Spanish With the arrival of a new year in Mexico, hopes for better times also arrive. In the Mexican culture, so full of traditions, year-end rituals are an important part of popular belief for finding love, money, good luck and hey, why not? – even winning a new car. There are an endless number of rituals, perhaps one for… Read More
The Merienda de Reyes is truly a multicultural event. The Spaniards brought the tradition of celebrating the Epiphany and sharing the Rosca to the New World. The Rosca is served along with Tamales, made of corn which was the pre-Hispanic food per excel lance, and hot chocolate. Chocolate… Read More
Spanish In Mexico, Christmas is the best season of the year. With the fiesta-loving, lively nature that sets us apart, we Mexicans have styled this religious celebration very much in our own fashion. So much so that perhaps no where… Read More
Read this Article in English Escribir y llevar a escena una pastorela es una de las actividades más divertidas y por ello, prácticamente en todas las escuelas mexicanas se prepara con los alumnos para celebrar la Navidad. El argumento fundamental… Read More
They looked for water and food for the soldiers, built barricades to protect them in the evening, healed the sick, carried the weapons. They went on foot to the sidewalk, following the battalions where husbands, fathers, brothers, and lovers participated…. Read More
What a wonderful season December is in Mexico: Piñatas, Pastorelas, Posadas…. We have just finished the Día de Muertos festivities, and now the market where I usually shop, and where the famous painter Frida Kahlo also used to get… Read More
La Navidad termina el Día de la Candelaria que se celebra el 2 de Febrero.
Las celebraciones inician en Diciembre con el nacimiento de Cristo, siguen el 6 de Enero, con la llegada de los Reyes Magos y termina con el Continue reading
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