Major Holidays and Celebrations of Spanish Speaking Countries


Subject:
Holidays by Region , Latin American

Description:
List of the major holidays and celebrations of the Spanish-speaking countries. "Latin American countries which have been significantly influenced by Catholicism have many holidays to celebrate their patron saints and virgins to venerate Mary, the mother of Jesus." Holidays listed include Juan Pablo Duarte Day (January 26, Dominican Republic), Battle of Rivas Day (April 11, Costa Rica), and Mexican Independence Day (September 16). From the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Publisher:
University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Language:
English

Source:
http://espanol.ucanr.org/Calendario/Major_Holidays_and_Celebrations_of_Spanish-Speaking_Countries.htm


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