Christmas doesn’t have to be cold… null null Sounds wonderful, it’s great to find out about what happens at Christmas time in the rest of the world. Feliz Navidad to all Salvadorians…and especially one…
A Traditional Christmas in El Salvador aiglesias Salvadorans, like most if not all Latin Americans, value family and put it first during Christmas celebrations. Family gatherings begin at about 7:00 pm (on Christmas Eve), when members start arriving at a determined home, mostly the grandparents’. A must to bring along are fireworks, which vary from
A long way from home! Rdavies I was 23 and spending my first christmas away from home… A long way from home. I had arrived in Belize the previous summer as a VSO teacher of maths. Christmas had been building slowly since the celebrations of Garifuna Day on November 19th. My over-whelming memory of Christmas
Childhood Memories of Christmas in Haiti Dorina I remember the day starting with carolers on the city street. On Dec. 22, we would go to the market and get fresh cut trees brought from the mountains and decorate them with bright ornaments. On Dec. 23, we would place our shoes, filled with straw, on the
Childhood memories of Christmas marjorie My most distinctive memories of Christmas are those from my childhood. Growing up in the countryside of Jamaica one of the christmas traditions that have stayed with me over the years is that of waking up early on Christmas morning to go and see the procession of masked dancing men
Styles of Christmas on one island. By:Insq It’s nice to think of Christmas,bundeling up in front of the fireplace,listening to “Jingle Bells” in the background, hearing the laughter and glee of the kids as they open their presents. Well,imagine that with no fire,because everyone’s out celebrating,instead of getting clothes and toys,you get flowers and crafts
Christmas In Cuba Staff Because of the repressive communist government of Fidel Castro, all religious holidays have been banned in Cuba – Christmas is not “officially” celebrated. There is a day in July designated as “Children’s Day” in which after standing in line for days parents may be able (if they are lucky) to buy
Christmas In Mexico Staff Making Merry in Mexico – by Dale Hoyt Palfrey ( Dale Hoyt Palfrey is a freelance writer, translator, interpreter and public relations consultant based in Ajijic, Jalisco. Her moth-eaten parka, mittens and longjohns have remained packed away for the 20-plus sunny Christmases she has celebrated in Mexico.) Dreaming of a white
the christmas in mexico is celebrated spanish styl aigartua The Christmas in Mexico, is celebrated as spanish tradition. in the last years, we have influence of The American USA, style, with Santa Claus etc. we have here now two kinds of influences, latin, and anglo. we heve here many interesting celebration. religious, and profans. HAPPY
Mexican Christmas Joaquim Gabriel Andrade My family and I celebrate Christmas the Mexican way because we are all from Mexico. We begin to celebrate on the 24th because that is Christmas Eve. We start opening presents at midnight or the 25th in the morning. We always have a party every Sunday before Christmas. It is
Christmas in Mexico Joaquim Gabriel Andrade In Mexico my family and I get together at my grandma’s house where everybody is. We leave the presents under the Christmas tree. We play while the turkey is being cooked. Sometimes my cousins, my brother and I get some fireworks and light them up outside the house. We
My Mexican Christmas Joaquim Gabriel Andrade Christmas in Mexico In Mexico Christmas is always hot. They have many different celebrations. The Mexicans have a special way of celebrating Christmas called “Las Posadas”. There they have a big party with special star shaped piñatas and traditional Mexican foods. I like the posadas a lot. I also
Las Posadas lekatu Does anyone still remember the traditional posadas? The best x-mas I ever had were in Mexico. It’s very different since we moved here, we’re more into Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman than our nacimientos and traditions. This year I’m doing a research back to my past and remember my childhood posadas.
Christmas In Iceland Staff The people of Iceland believe in thirteen Santas, said to be descendants of a mythological figure known as Gryla the Ogre. Each begins visiting Icelandic homes on December 12th and, by Christmas Day, they’ve all arrived. Each makes his presence felt in mischievous ways. Door Slammer awakens sleepers by slamming doors.
24th of december Kertasnikir We open our presents at the evening of the 24th ! But we don´t really believe in those santa clauses it is just an very old story ! We are getting more like in America but we say “Gledileg jol” (“Gleðileg jól” = icelandic, if you can see it right) when
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