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Quinceañeras Melita B2
<ul><li>Quinceañeras are big parties for 15 year old girls. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Look at the girl in her party dress! </li></ul>
<ul><li>These parties began in Mexico with the Aztecs. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Quinceaneras are an initiation into society. </li></ul>The initiation used to be to demonstrate and enforce the im...
<ul><li>Quinceaneras used to be to present the young girl to the community as ladies. </li></ul>The quinceaneras signified...
<ul><li>Mexican girls today look forward to the parties with pride and excitement. </li></ul>
<ul><li>In Mexico, the quinceanera begins with a thanksgiving mass. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The family and godparents of the girl attend the thanksgiving mass. </li></ul>
<ul><li>At the mass, the girl graciously receives a rosary or necklace. </li></ul>The girl receives a tiara also.
Before leaving mass, the girl leaves her bouquet on the alter of the virgin Mary.
<ul><li>After mass, the girl goes to her party where her friends and family give her presents. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The party can be in the girl’s house, the street, a banquet hall, or a casino. </li></ul>
<ul><li>To start the party, the girl dances with her damas and chambelanes. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The damas include the friends or sisters of the girl. </li></ul>
<ul><li>After the dance with the chmbelanes and damas, the girl dances with her family. </li></ul>After the family dance, ...
<ul><li>When the dancing ends, dinner begins and a band plays. </li></ul>
<ul><li>All night the guests eat, talk, and dance. </li></ul>The morning after the party, there’s a special breakfast.
<ul><li>The close friends and family of the girl attend the breakfast and eat the left over food from the party. </li></ul>
<ul><li>I wish that I could’ve had a quinceanera. </li></ul>Hopefully, this unique tradition will continue for a long time.
<ul><li>Me fixing picadillo. </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Quinceañeras Melita B2
  2. 2. <ul><li>Quinceañeras are big parties for 15 year old girls. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Look at the girl in her party dress! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>These parties began in Mexico with the Aztecs. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Quinceaneras are an initiation into society. </li></ul>The initiation used to be to demonstrate and enforce the important aspects of the culture .
  6. 6. <ul><li>Quinceaneras used to be to present the young girl to the community as ladies. </li></ul>The quinceaneras signified the girls becoming charming women and taking on responsibilities.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Mexican girls today look forward to the parties with pride and excitement. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>In Mexico, the quinceanera begins with a thanksgiving mass. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The family and godparents of the girl attend the thanksgiving mass. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>At the mass, the girl graciously receives a rosary or necklace. </li></ul>The girl receives a tiara also.
  11. 11. Before leaving mass, the girl leaves her bouquet on the alter of the virgin Mary.
  12. 12. <ul><li>After mass, the girl goes to her party where her friends and family give her presents. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The party can be in the girl’s house, the street, a banquet hall, or a casino. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>To start the party, the girl dances with her damas and chambelanes. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>The damas include the friends or sisters of the girl. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>After the dance with the chmbelanes and damas, the girl dances with her family. </li></ul>After the family dance, everyone dances. &
  17. 17. <ul><li>When the dancing ends, dinner begins and a band plays. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>All night the guests eat, talk, and dance. </li></ul>The morning after the party, there’s a special breakfast.
  19. 19. <ul><li>The close friends and family of the girl attend the breakfast and eat the left over food from the party. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>I wish that I could’ve had a quinceanera. </li></ul>Hopefully, this unique tradition will continue for a long time.
  21. 21. <ul><li>Me fixing picadillo. </li></ul>

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