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Christmas in México— El Día de la Candelaria (Candlemas)

If you thought that Christmas celebrations were long finished, think again.  The final Navidad festivity occurs February 2 when the image of the Baby Jesus from the nativity scene is taken for a blessing at a special mass. This custom … Continue reading

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Christmas in México–Las Fiestas de Enero de Moroleón

Lest you think that the Christmas season was enough partying to last for several weeks, the festivities continue here with Las Fiestas de Enero (January Festivals) in Moroleón that begin on or about January 15 and continues until January 31. … Continue reading

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Christmas in México—Three Kings’ Day

Three Kings’ Day is celebrated in México on January 6, Epiphany, and is based loosely on the visit of an unknown number of unnamed astrologers who visited the young child Jésus sometime after his birth, bringing gifts of gold, frankincense, … Continue reading

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Christmas in México–New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is celebrated much like Christmas Eve, with family, fireworks and feasting, laughter and drinking, and in our case, buckets and bonfires. However, there are a few local traditions that you shouldn’t miss out on. It is considered … Continue reading

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