Posadas Research Paper

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Posadas are one of the most traditional events in Mexico, celebrated from the days 16th to the 24th of December by young and older people. Posadas are reunions in where people gather together to represent Mary and Joseph’s cold and difficult journey to Nazareth. This bunch of people divides themselves into two groups, and celebrates the religious part at the beginning. They carry Marys and josephs image, while holding little candles and singing melodious song begging for shelter. The first group stays outside the neighbor’s house until the second group that is inside recognizes its Mary and Joseph. This is where the religious part ends and the fun begins. Those who were outside came inside the neighbor’s house and start eating traditional food
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