Archive for December, 2012
The Mexican culture is one that is steeped in rich traditions and delectable cuisines that permeate celebrations year-round. Much like the traditions in American popular culture, the celebration of the Mexican New Year has many traditions to mark its passing. The Mexican culture uses particular colors to celebrate New Years. Decorations tend to feature certain colors that are symbolic. Red is a popular color that symbolizes courage, love, and progress in living conditions. Yellow is also a popular color, signifying enjoyment and blessings. Green and white are also featured as prominent hues. These colors represent health and other positive aspects of life. Mexican families decorate their homes and businesses with these colors during this time of year. Read the rest of this entry »
Mexican Christmas traditions begin December 16 and end in February. At Mattitos, we can celebrate right along with you by providing for all your catering and party facility needs.
Las Posadas is a nine-day long celebration beginning December 16. It commemorates Mary and Joseph’s search for “posada” or shelter in Bethlehem. Each evening, a procession led by Mary, Joseph, angels, shepherds and “peregrinos” or pilgrims visits three locations. Read the rest of this entry »