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Christmas (Navidad) is a joyous holiday in Mexico celebrated from December 12 to January 6 (Puente Guadalupe-Reyes).

Calendar
Dec 8 Juquila – Virgen de la Concepción, San Juanito Church
Dec 12 Virgen de Guadalupe
Dec 18 Virgen de la Soledad
Dec 23 Radish Night o Noche de Rábanos en el Zócalo (Oaxaca)
Dec 25 Navidad
Jan 6 Mexico celebrates Epiphany (the 12th Day of Christmas) with a tradition called La Rosca de Reyes. If you get a “Jesus baby” , you will have to bring tamales for everyone on February 2nd. The festivities commemorate the arrival of the three Wise Men (or Magi).
Feb 2 Dia de la Candelaria. Tamales everywhere.

Buzzword Bingo
Barrios (Neighborhoods) – Calenda – Dia de la Candelaria – Esferas – Guajalote (Turkey) – Heno – Iglesia (Church) – Luces – Luces de Bengala (Sparklers) – Musgo – Nacimiento – Noche Buena – Pastorela – Pazle – Piñata – Pino (Pine) – Ponche (Punch) – Posada – Preposada – Puente Guadalupe-Reyes – Rabanos (Radishes) – Reyes Magos (Three Wise Men) – Tamales – Tejocotes – Totomoxtle – Vigilia (Vigil) – Virgen de Guadalupe – Virgen de la Soledad

Musgo
http://www.nvinoticias.com/nota/78639/en-oaxaca-venden-musgo-y-heno-ilegales

Pastorela
las-pastorelas-en-mexico.html
Pastorela – Wikipedia

Flickr
Advent Calendar
Radish Night
Navidad en Oaxaca

Photos
Avenida Independencia en Navidad Oaxaca 2011

Planeta.com

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