MAIN RELIGIONSEven though there is no official religion in Puerto Rico, the main religion is RomanCatholicism.85% of the population of Puerto Rico is Roman Catholic, with the remaining 15% dividedamong Protestantism, Islam, and Judaism. Some people put the Catholic percentage at 70%or more.Approximately 3,400,000 Puerto Ricans practice Catholicism
Extreme sportsATVs are easy to handle, fun to ride, and asextreme as you want them to be. In PuertoRico, they also come with beautifulscenery, expert guides, and the kind ofterrain that ATVs were made for.In Puerto Rico, you can bike thebustling capital, cruise along thebeach, race through a rainforest, ormountain bike through the forests.it’s hardly as scary as you think,because unlike skydiving, thereis no sensation of falling . it’s avery safe sport.
Games• “Escodite”- (hide and go seek):that should beself explanatory.• “un dos tres pescao”- (one, two, three, fish!) isjust like playing freeze.• “Gallinita ciega”-(blind little hen) or marcopolo without worlds.
Festival informationEvery year, each town celebrates patron saint festivals (fiestaspatronales) in honor of the towns patron saint. The festivitiesinclude religious processions since they were originated as aCatholic tradition. However, they have adopted other elementsof African and local origin. Usually held in the town square,these festivals are colorful displays of pride and joy, featuringparades, games, rides, regional food, and live entertainment.
Cultures and traditions-Puerto Rico is a rich melting pot of cultures, although the strongestinfluences come from Taino Indians, Spain and Africa Indeed, overthe centuries these cultures have left countless customs andtraditions that can be traced back to their ancestors.-Puerto Rican culture can be seen and felt all year round, butespecially at Christmas, when people celebrate thetraditional parrandas – Puerto Rico’s version of carol singing –when family and friends gather together at home. This traditiontends to take place in the early hours of the morning in order tosurprise the unsuspecting family members who are normally fastasleep.
Typical dancesThe island has different cultural folklore rhythmslike bomba and plena, music or jibara trova, andsix different bonuses, classical music the puertorican danza.