Friday, December 16, 2011

Las Posadas

December 16 is when Mexicans begin celebrating Las Posadas, which last for the 9 days before Christmas.

Disney has a pretty good description of the tradition, believe it or not, in the animated film The Three Caballeros:

The Spanish version of the film gives a better sense of the music of Las Posadas (0:35 to 1:50):

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