Posadas: A Mexican Christmas Tradition
December 16, 2015
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“Posadas are an important part of Mexican Christmas celebrations. The word posada means “inn” or “shelter” in Spanish, and this tradition re-enacts Mary and Joseph’s search for a place to stay in Bethlehem. Posadas are held in Mexico on each of the nine nights leading up to Christmas, from December 16 to 24th.
Posadas are held in neighborhoods across Mexico and are also becoming popular in the United States.”
Read more @ http://gomexico.about.com/od/festivalsholidays/a/posadas.htm
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