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These festivities are held during the nine days before Xmas which, according to religious tradition, represent the period when Mary and Joseph were seeking shelter before the birth of Jesus.
The pastorelas are humorous and joyful with an innocent country style, where even Lucifer and his court of ¨Little Devils¨ appear with native wickedness.
Holiday festivities culminate on Noche Buena (Xmas Eve).Afterwards families head home for a traditional Xmas supper which may feature a simple fare of homemade regional dishes. For example: bacalao, roast turkey, ponche or sidra.
After Year´s day, Mexican families will have or very special date to commemorate and enjoy. On January 6,most of the Hispanic world celebrates El dia de Reyes, the Epiphany, remembering the day when the three wise men following the star the Bethlem.