July 28 marks Peru’s Independence Day also known as Las Fiestas Patrias. To celebrate this day, I am honored to share with you a lovely essay from my friend, and author Mariana Llanos. It’s a short essay on her love for Peru. You will also find some quick historical facts, and activities
For as long as I have been married we have never celebrated New Years Eve how it is celebrated it in Puerto Rico. In Puerto Rico families gathers to eat, sing aguinaldos, light up fireworks, and after the clock hits 12 midnight everyone listens to El Brindis del Bohemio.
Two years ago, my son received a precious gift from a Jewish pen-pal. It was a package with two dreidels (a small four-sided spinning top with a Hebrew letter on each side), chocolate coins with the Hanukkah menorah engraved on it, erasers, a letter and other fun goodies. To this
Day of the Dead is observed annually from November 1 through November 2 in Mexico, and many Latin American countries. However, I bet you didn’t know that it’s also celebrated in other parts of the world as well. Intrigued? Photo Credit Via Creative Commons Well you’re in luck! I’m