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Track #293776: La Navidad
Annotated by: Jessica Lee
1. CyberSpain Christmas

  1. Write down some of the things you read about that you have never heard of before.
  2. If you are in Madrid at midnight on New Year’s Eve, what will you hear?
  3. What is “turron”?
  4. How many major cultural groups are there in Spain?
  5. What happens to the manger scene as January 5th approaches?

2. Feliz Navidad: Making Merry in Mexico

  1. Explain what “Las Posadas” are.
  2. On what day do they begin?
  3. How many nights of Posadas are there?
  4. What are some of the goodies that are put into piñatas?
  5. What are “pastorelas”?
  6. ¿Qué quiere decir “nacimiento” en ingles?
  7. ¿Qué es la fecha de La Nochebuena?
  8. Why do we call la flor de La Nochebuena a poinsettia?
  9. What is the date of Día de Los Santos Inocentes?
  10. What day do we have that is similar?
  11. Why are kids so excited about El Día de Los Reyes Magos? What do they do the night before?
  12. What is the special bread called that is served on El Día de los Reyes Magos?
  13. What happens if you get the surprise in your piece of bread?

3. Christmas in Panama

Read to learn more about Christmas in Panama!

4. Christmas in Nicaragua

Read to learn more about Christmas in Nicaragua!

5. Christmas in Costa Rica

Read to learn more about Christmas in Costa Rica!

6. Christmas in Honduras

Read to learn more about Christmas in Honduras!

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