Day ofKingsErick Nuñes y Lucia Artigas 9-2 1.7.13
Outline• The Holiday• It all Started• Served for the Day• With the Family
• The Catholic church created the Holiday. Epiphany, religious festivity in which they celebrate the adoration of the wise kings to baby Jesus. It is about The children in Mexico in particular look forward to this holiday as traditionally, gifts are exchanged on this date, not on Christmas day.
It all Started• Three Kings Day (or The Epiphany) is a Christian holiday that commemorates the biblical story of the three kings—Melchior, Caspar, and Balthazar. The three kings (also known as the Wise Men or Magi) followed the bright star of Bethlehem to bring gifts to the Christ child.
Served for the Day• Another lovely custom associated with the Three Kings Day holiday centers around the evening meal. Traditionally, the supper served on this special day is delicious, tamales accompanied by hot chocolate. This makes for a perfectly quintessential Mexican meal and one that is enjoyed by everyone in attendance. But the most important is the “Rosa de Reyes” which has a little with Pearson hidden inside of it.• The person who receives needs to bake tamales for the 2 of February that is a Mexican holiday day!
With the Family• We get together and someone bring a “Rosca de Reyes”, for the family to have for dinner then every one cuts its own piece because if you get the little man hidden inside you and only you are to bring the Tamales. Then we all go home to wait for the Reyes Magos to leave the gifts ... In your shoe. The tradition is that you need to leave your shoes, a shoe for every one who is receiving a gift. and in the morning is to enjoy of the gifts and the company of the family.