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Category Archives: Holidays

Semana Santa in Mexico

Category : Holidays Date : Mar - 11 - 19 Posted by : May Herz

 The passion play of Iztapalapa is one of the most popular and one of the biggest, most important religious celebrations in Mexico and in the world.In just one day, more than a million visitors come to a small district to watch a 150-year-old tradition. What is behind this event? What motivates the Read More

The Legend of Popocatepetl & Iztaccíhuatl A Love Story

Category : Holidays Date : Mar - 08 - 19 Posted by : Chela Orozco

                                              En Español The view that adorns the world's largest city – Mexico City – is enhanced by the majesty of two of the highest volcanoes in the hemisphere: Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl.  The presence of these enormous mill Read More

December 28 April Fools in Mexico

Category : Holidays Date : Feb - 08 - 19 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

The Day of the Holy Innocents (Día de los Santos Inocentes), on December 28, commemorates the biblical story of King Herod’s orders to execute male babies in Bethlehem in order to kill baby Jesus. In Mexico as in all Latin countries people play jokes and pranks to trick friends and family Read More

New Year’s Rituals in Mexico Bring Good Luck, Health & Prosperity

Category : Holidays Date : Dec - 27 - 18 Posted by : Chela Orozco

*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  Read More

¡Ya Vienen Los Reyes Magos! The Three Wise Men Are Coming!

Category : Holidays Date : Dec - 27 - 18 Posted by : May Herz

The Three Wise Men Day    Dia de ReyesAfter 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 Epiphany, remembering the day when the Three Wise Men following the star t Read More

Noche Buena Christmas in Mexico

Category : Holidays Date : Dec - 09 - 18 Posted by : May Herz

  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 her flowers and food, is completely transformed.   Read More

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