Mexican Christmas Celebration

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Date(s) - 16/12/2012
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SOAS, Institute of Education, Student Union


Organised by:

Mexico Lindo y Querido, Paz and Mabel

part of the 132 Movement


Activities included:

· Participate in a theatrical reading of the Pastorela, a story of the shepherds following the Christmas Star (arrive promptly to get a role!).

· Traditional procession (in which Joseph and Mary are asking for a place to stay)

· Smash and enjoy colourful piñatas!

· Put your letter to Father Christmas and the Three Wise Kings in the special mailbox.


Aproximated schedule:

· Organisation of the ‘Pastorela’ – 1.30pm

· Pastorela theatrical reading (bilingual) – 2.00

· Procession – 3.15pm

· Piñatas – after the procession

You can also buy Paz’ delicious food:

· tacos de rajas con crema,

· tacos de nopales en salsa verde con chicharrón,

· tamales,

· tostadas de tinga,

· frijolitos with my grandma recipie J.


Drinks: ponche, café de olla, chocolate, agua de horchata and agua de jamaica.


Your children can register in a workshop so that they enjoy making crafts:


Piñata workshop, so that they can take home their own little piñata.

• Cookie decoration.

• Preparing Christmas cards.


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