Mexican Music: A Christmas Tradition

Publish date:
Social count:

Learn about the Mexican Christmas tradition, La Posada in this activity. Provided are the music and lyrics (in Spanish and English) to a traditional posada song. The posada reenacts the search by Mary and Joseph to find a place to stay in Bethlehem. The procession of children who act out the search go from house to house before arriving at the prearranged destination where there is a posada party.

courtesy of netTrekker




Christmas A complete source for information about Christmas, this Encarta site is...encyclopedic in its content, and studded with tons of hot links for further exploration of the topics covered. Broad subject areas include: the origins of Christmas, U.S. customs and traditions, religious and secular

Comhaltas Traditional Music Archive

 An archive, in English and Irish, of the sounds, images, and documents of traditional Irish music and song. Guest users may listen to or view 30 second audio or video clips. To access full length clips of archived material, users

Dickens "the man who invented Christmas"

Dickens "the man who invented Christmas" Perhaps we didn't realize that we owe many of our Christmas celebration rites to Charles Dickens. The author of this site gives us an excellent account of each Christmas tradition as it appeared in the much beloved "A Christmas Carol." This report