Cielito Lindo , Gorgeous Sky is a traditional Mexican song written by Quirino Mendoza y Cortes in 1882. Cielito is and endearing name meaning my love, or honey. It is one of the most popular songs widely known throughout the Spanish-speaking world as a symbol of Mexico. In recent years it...
Day of the Dead: Celebration, History & Origins
From the beginning of time, man has felt the need to explain the mystery of life and death. Many civilizations and cultures have created rituals to try and give meaning to human existence.
· Where do we come from?· Why does life end?
· Is th...
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 it was also the imposition of a language, Spanish customs...
"Todo Mexicano es Guadalupano", esta es una frase popular que refleja el profundo amor que en este país se le profesa a la Virgen de Guadalupe.
Una de las características principales del pueblo de México es que es profundamente religioso; cerca del 90% de la población se considera creyente ...
For Frida, her paintings were not a representation of dreams but a way to cope with the reality of life. She told her story from her own point of view and through the pain and passion of her experiences.
Frida Kahlo was born July 6, 1907, in Coyoacan, Mexico. She was the third daughte...
Culture & Traditions
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½ cup raisins
½ cup long-grain white rice 1
1 cup sugar
4 cups milk Ground cinnamon, for dusting
Pinch of salt
Soak rice in enough hot water to cover for 10 minutes. Rinse in cold water and drain. Place in a sauce pan wit...