Wonder #2843: What Is Las Posadas?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder is mainly about?
- Christmas celebrations in Latin America
- Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem
- traditional festivals of Mexico
- the origins and description of the traditional festival of Las Posadas
Question 2 of 3
According to this Wonder, how did the festival of Las Posadas originate?
- when a friar near Mexico City held special Catholic masses each night for nine days before Christmas
- when a procession of children began marching through their town singing Christmas carols and asking for lodging
- when a drink called ponche was offered to visitors one Christmas Eve
- when a Catholic monk needed to create an alternative to the 12 days of Christmas
Question 3 of 3
What does Posadas translate to in English?
- “snacks” or “refreshments”
- “songs” or “carols”
- “inns” or “lodging”
- “fruit drink” or “punch”
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