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Las Posadas is a novenario celebrated chiefly in Mexico and by Mexican- Americans in the United States, beginning December 16 and ending December 24.

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Dec 1, 1999 ... The posadas re-enact Mary and Joseph's cold and difficult journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of shelter; in Spanish, the word ...

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Las Posadas celebrate Joseph and Mary's search for shelter in Bethlehem with candlelight processions that end at various nativity scenes. Posada is Spanish ...

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Dec 22, 2016 ... Las Posadas, religious festival celebrated between December 16 and 24 ... religious, or sociocultural—that give meaning and cohesiveness.

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Las Posadas is a traditional Mexican festival that takes place from 16 December to 24 December. During Las Posadas, people often...

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The tradition of the Posadas was brought to Mexico from Spain in the 1500's by Catholic Missionaries The Posadas are not to be confused with a mere ...

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May 4, 2017 ... Posadas are a Mexican Christmas tradition that take place from December 16 to 24. This celebration re-enacts Mary and Joseph's search for ...

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In other countries, the 12 Days of Christmas are recognized, but in Mexico, the nine days of posadas leading up to Christmas Eve − Noche Buena (Holy Night) ...

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Las Posadas are a Mexican tradition carried out during the Christmas ... that are sang through out the whole procession and define each stage of the posada.