¿Qué sucede cuando una chica es de 15? Jesse Bozo Anthropology 121 Dr. Leanna Wolfe 3/18/09
Most Quinceaneras take in church and happens when a girl turns 15 and is celebrated by Mexican traditions. As shown in the picture, this is one of the many places where Quinceaneras take place and is usually a gathering of friends and families and sometimes random people.
Here is the after event of the Quinceanera where the participants just talk and take pictures.
Here you can see people talking to each whether it is the event they are discussing or if they are just socializing about something other topic.
Here you can see the participants posing to take a picture as a rememberable event and to reflect and look back in later years.
Here is the rest of the participants from slide 5.
In here you can see the after party of the Quinceanera and most people tend to socialize, eat, celebrate, and just have a fun time. Participants of the Quinceanera usually dance in the after party as a celebration. The Chambelan typically has the first dance with the Quinceañera, a traditional ballroom waltz called a "Vals.“ It is then followed with a dance with the father or any other male relatives and then her Godfather.
You can see the participants in the front row and the church is decorated for this kind of event.
In Quinceaneras, it is looked as a time of when a girl becomes a woman and this can be considered a rites of passage in which she must take responsibilities as an adult.
You can see the people that come in order to celebrate this event whether it is a large or small group. Pictures and videos are also taken during this time to remember the events
In Quinceaneras, the priest is the one that addresses to the girl and mentions of how she is becoming a women and the responsibilities she must take.