The Three Wise Men Day Dia de Reyes After New Year’s Day, Mexican families still have a very special date to commemorate and enjoy. On January 6, most of the Hispanic world & culture celebrates El Dia De Reyes, the… Read More
Ingredients 24 Tamales 2 dozen dried cornhusks (can be substituted with 8″ X 4″ sheets of kitchen parchment) 2 cups. masa harina (corn flour) ⅓ cup lard (can be substituted with margarine or unsalted butter) 1½ tsp baking powder 1½ tsp salt… Read More
These are the traditional verses sung in the Posada. The first group of neighbors that are asking for shelter would sing the verses on the first column. The neighbors responding, either denying shelter or offering their house, would sing the verses… Read More
Nacimientos made of wood, pottery, everlasting flowers, fruits, basketry, glass, wax or tinplate, Mexican nativity scenes possess a charm all their own. Although the custom of putting up a Christmas tree has become very popular, the real Mexican tradition consists… Read More
The current Mexican president is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, also referred to as AMLO. He assumed the presidency on December 1, 2018, and is the 58th President of Mexico. The term for Mexican presidents is 6 years and there is no reelection…. Read More
On November 20, 2011 Mexico celebrated the Centennial Anniversary of its Revolution. On this date, in the year 1910 the revolutionary war to overthrow the dictator Porfirio Díaz, began. General Porfirio Díaz had been an important military figure during the wars against the foreign… Read More
La Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe The Basilica of Guadalupe is one of the most visited Catholic Shrines in the world and it is the National Shrine of Mexico. Located in the north of Mexico City it is considered the… Read More
La Adelita is one of the most famous and representative ballads of the Mexican Revolution. It was composed in honor of all the women who participated in the revolutionary war. Since then an Adelita has come to signify a woman soldier,… Read More
Emiliano Zapata Salazar, también conocido como el “Atila del Sur” o el “Caudillo del Sur”, vio la luz el 8 de agosto de 1879 en San Miguel de Anenecuilco, en el estado de Morelos. Nació en el seno de… Read More
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