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What is the Pastorelas tradition?

One of the most beautiful Mexican traditions at Christmastime is the Pastorela. A Pastorela is a play performed around Christmas that recreates the nativity scene from the bible and the birth of baby Jesus. Children from around Mexico participate in Pastorelas by acting, singing, and dancing.

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Likewise, what are Las Pastorelas?

Las Pastorelas A Centuries Old Christmas Tradition. Pastorelas are plays that recreate the biblical passage where the shepherds follow the Star of Bethlehem to find the Christ Child.

One may also ask, what is a nacimiento? In Mexico during Christmas season, the nacimiento — the nativity scene representing the birth of Christ — is the center of the Mexican home. The baby is usually installed in the manger at midnight on Christmas Eve, El Noche Bueno, by the youngest child.

Also to know is, what are the traditions of Mexico?

The Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos), celebrated on Nov. 2, is a day set aside to remember and honor those who have died, according to the University of New Mexico. Carnival is also celebrated in many communities throughout Mexico to mark the period before Lent.

What are Nacimientos what figures do they usually include?

All include animals, shepherds and angels as well as Mary, Joseph, Jesus and the three Magi.

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