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ASÍ ES NUESTRA NAVIDAD. PUERTO RICAN HOLIDAY TRADITIONS. PARRANDAS ASALTOS/TRULLAS CHRISTMAS CAROLING. Right after thanksgiving people start to celebrate Christmas by singing agüinaldos and giving each other parrandas.

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ASÍ ES NUESTRA NAVIDAD

PUERTO RICAN HOLIDAY TRADITIONS


PARRANDASASALTOS/TRULLASCHRISTMAS CAROLING

  • Right after thanksgiving people start to celebrate Christmas by singing agüinaldos and giving each other parrandas.

  • Parrandas are given by friends and family and usually they get together in the evening and go house to house singing agüinaldos.

  • The parranderos play the cuatro, the güirros and the maracas.

  • Parrandas last till mid-January.


NOCHE BUENA CHRISTMAS EVE

On Christmas eve friends and family get together to celebrate with music and the customary food:

  • LECHÓN HASADO

  • ARRÓZ CON GANDULES

  • PASTELES

  • MORCILLAS

  • TEMBLEQÚE

  • ARRÓZ CON DULCE

  • COQUITO


AÑO VIEJO NEW YEARS EVE

For Año Viejo family and friends gather to celebrate the new and say goodbye to the old year. Traditionally people do the following:

  • DRESS IN NEW CLOTHES

  • EAT 12 GRAPES AT THE STRIKE OF TWELVE

  • CRY AND CHEER AND GIVE KISSES AND HUGS TO EACH OTHER

  • WISH EACH OTHER PROSPERO AÑO NUEVO


LOS TRES REYES MAGOSTHE THREE KINGS

The Three Kings Day is gift giving time in Puerto Rico. The Three Kings Day is celebrated by:

  • Children pick grass to put into a shoe box. The shoe box goes under the bed the night before.

  • The kings give the grass to the camels and they leave a gift for the child to discover the next day.

  • Melchor, Gaspar, and Baltazar are the Three Kings that come barring gifts for the children.


OCTAVAS/OCTAVITAS EIGTH DAY

Las Octavitas mark the official end of la Navidad in Puerto Rico. This is a tradition that is slowly not being celebrated.

  • Traditionally if you received a visit from someone on the Three Kings Day you are supposed to return the visit eight days later.

  • This is the last Parranda of nuestra Navidad.


  • When do the Parrandas start?

  • Who gives the Parrandas?

  • What are the instruments that are used for a Parranda?

  • What is the traditional food that is served on Christmas eve?

5. What are three things people do for New Years?

  • Instead of Santa what do the kids look forward to instead?

  • What do kids do in order to receive their gifts?

  • What are Octavitas?


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