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6. Spanish Fiestas

Fiestas

INDEX  of  the  FOLLOWING  SECTIONS

                                            1. Spanish Greeting Cards, 

                                            2. In General, 

                                            3. El grito--el 16 de septiembre (Mexican Independence Day) 

                                            4. El dia de los muertos (Day of the Dead--Nov. 1, 2)

                                            5. The Virgin of Guadalupe (December)

                                            6. La Navidad y el dia de los reyes (Dec. 25 and Jan. 6)

                                            7. El dia del San Valentin (Feb. 14)

                                            8. Las fallas de Valencia

                                            9. La Pascua (Easter)

                                            10. El cinco de mayo (May 5)

                                            11. The Running of the Bulls

                                            12. La tomatina (Tomato Fight...Spain)

                                    

1.  SPANISH GREETING CARDS

www.tarjetas-gratuitas.com Send Spanish greeting cards and wishes to your friends and family. All cards are free.

2.  IN  GENERAL

 

3.  EL  GRITO--EL 16  DE  SEPTIEMBRE

 

4.  DAY OF THE DEAD

www.dayofthedead.com This site has a great variety of clear photos.

www.azcentral.com/ent/dead Excellent site: a place to see photos and learn how people celebrate this holiday

www.auschron.com/issues/vol15/issue3/arts.artview.html#IMAGES  (photos) Skeletons Out of the Closet

www.mexconnect.com/mex_/muertos.html Info and photos

5.  THE  VIRGIN  OF GUADALUPE

 

6.  LA  NAVIDAD  Y  EL  DIA  DE  LOS  REYES

www.mexconnect.com/mex_/feature/xmasindex.html Several very interesting articles and photos--in English

 

7.  SAN  VALENTíN

 

8.  LAS FALLAS DE VALENCIA

www.cyberspain.com/life/fallas.htm In March when creations of paper mache are burned at bonfires

9.  LA  PASCUA

10.  EL  CINCO  DE  MAYO

 

11.  RUNNING OF THE BULLS

www.sanfermin.com A lot of good pictures and information; in July

12.  LA TOMATINA

www.cyberspain.com/life/tomatina.htm People "slugging it out with tomatoes"; last Wednesday of August