Presentation on theme: "Mtle México. Día de los Muertos En ingles «Day of the Dead» El 31 de octubre, el 1 de noviembre, el 2 de noviembre Celebrates the lives of those who has."— Presentation transcript:
Día de los Muertos En ingles «Day of the Dead» El 31 de octubre, el 1 de noviembre, el 2 de noviembre Celebrates the lives of those who has passed! In Mexican tradition, the spirits of those who have passed come back during these days.
Día de los Muertos en Chicago Many celebrations throughout the city! http://www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org /events/day-dead-2013 http://www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org /events/day-dead-2013 http://www.chicagonow.com/show-me- chicago/2013/10/day-of-the-dead-traditions- and-celebrations/ http://www.chicagonow.com/show-me- chicago/2013/10/day-of-the-dead-traditions- and-celebrations/ http://raceofthedead.com/
Quinceañera One of the most important celebrations in the Mexican tradition. It celebrates a girl’s 15th birthday. This is the celebration of her passage into womanhood, to thank God for blessing the family, and to present the young girl to the community.
Tradiciones Misa de acción de gracias, this is a mass to give thanks for her entering adulthood Festejada, or the girl who is celebrating, sits in the front by the alter wearing a pink or white dress. Damas (maids of honor) and chambelanes
Make your DREAM QUINCE! You can talk with your partners but each person must make their own on a blank piece of paper Include: – Who is going to be in your court? Need 14 damas (girls) and 14 chambelanes (boys). Each one represents a year in your life. – What is your food going to be like? – Where is it going to take place? – What are going to wear? – What is your theme going to be?
Navidad en México The season is celebrated from December 12th to January 6th and one event on February 2nd. Navidad = Christmas Christmas is considered a national holiday even though there is no national religion in Mexico.
Las Posadas en México 9 Day Celebration December 16- December 24th Processions and parties Generally, the processions start at night and a boy and a girl are chosen to be Joseph and Mary Rural towns, community bonding
Poinsettias- A Mexican Flower Poinsettias are a traditional flower during Christmas time. In Spanish- Nochebuena Christmas season is announced by the blooming of the Poinsettias – Flor de Nochebuena
Classic Mexican Christmas Dishes 1.Ensalada de Noche Buena- Christmas Salad 2.Tamales- cornmeal dumplings stuffed 3.Bacalao- dry salted codfish 4.Romeritos- a greenleaf vegetable 5.Pozole- soup with pork or chicken 6.Pavo- turkey 7.Buñuelos- crispy fried treat with sugar 8.Ponche Navideño – hot fruit punch