Mardi gras is and always will be the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Mardi gras marks the end of carnival season. Mardi gras is also known as Pancake Day. In England, Australia, Ireland, Canada, and New Zealand, people will often be seen celebrating Mardi gras by eating pancakes and joining in on pancake themed activities. The official colors of Mardi gras are purple, gold, and green.
La Quema de Polvera means fireworks of every kind are seem during the night .another tradition is la Mañanitas it is a traditional birth day song which is sung in the morning and sometimes a serenata which is a serenade. Family characteristic are based in the importance for having an education so that we as children have a bright future. It is very important that we continue to
The holiday is still most commonly celebrated throughout Mexico and Latin America. Halloween is on October 31st, and it is celebrated by carving jack o’ lanterns, going trick or treating, decorating houses with a spooky theme, watching horror
It’s uncanny why this formation is reserved for Christmas. Christians tradition hold true to the fact that Jesus was born at night according to Luke 2:6-8; therefore, the mass that was created by the Roman Empire, called Midnight Mass, was also celebrated at night, more likely at midnight. The strong possibility of a “night” birth seemed more probable when the eve was correlated with such songs as “Oh, Holy Night” and "Silent Night, Holy Night". We just don’t know which night.
The Chinese celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival on the 15th day of the eight month in the Chinese Han calendar. During that day, the Chinese will eat mooncake together with tea to celebrate the festival. The Dongzhi Festival or called as Winter Solstice Festival also one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese. During the Winter Solstice Festival, it’s a time for the family to get together and they will making and eating of tangyuan together which symbolize Reunion.
It is so easy to draw conclusion before truly understating the meaning behind it all. When I think of fiesta, I immediately draw my own conclusion that it’s a celebration for a child’s birthday and Pina’s filled with candies. After reading this chapter, it was enlightened to know The Mexican Fiesta is a celebration for variety of occasions. The celebration includes, “historical events, Mexican Independence Days, honoring Catholic saints; as well as paying homage to special foods and crops found in particular region”. Per the Mexican Tourism, the yearly Fiesta held are between 500-600 a year.
Halloween is an eventful holiday. Each year on October 31, we celebrate a holiday for the dead On November 1,is designated time to honor all saints but the evening before was known as hallows evefter a while they started to do some other activities like trick or treating and carving jack o The most famous foods are pumpkins and candy apples also kale those are the traditional foods. Also soul We still have some customs from the old Halloween. But since the years have gone by all the costumes have changed as well as the religion.
After New Years ends, Mexican families still celebrate what the call El dia de los Magos, which they celebrate on January 6th. Families will get to gather to eat and celebrate, What they eat is a sweet bread and inside that sweet bread is a little doll baby Jesus. The person who finds it will have to host a fiesta, which the person has to do, is a prayer until the January 24th. Then when they make wishes, is like how we use Santa Clause, but they have the 3 Wiseman that came to Mary and Joseph, which are named Gaspar, Melchor, and Baltasar, so they would come and bring them presents. So the Mexican children come to a gathering with family at Alameda Park, and they write their letter to the 3 Wiseman, blow up the balloon and then let go and
Once training camp kicks off, the countdown to the season opener begins. Before we know it, fantasy football drafts are held and the regular season begins. Once NFL and college football are back on TV Thursdays through Mondays, we know fall is upon us. Apple is a flavor reminiscent of autumn. Apple cider, caramel-dipped apples, and apple pies and cakes are classic fall treats.
On the other hand of spreading the Vietnamese culture, there is a Viet festival every year in Philadelphia that are organized by the Vietnamese Organization. It is an event that celebrates the Lunar New Year; also known as the Vietnamese New Year. It is a day where Vietnamese celebrate their country and worshiping their gods. The Mid-Autumn festival is an “opportunity for members of the family to visit together and share together everything in their year.” (An 2013)