The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a New York City holiday tradition. It arrives in mid-November, is lit the week after Thanksgiving, and remains until the first week of January. In a way, the tree represents the spirit of New York City. The tradition began during a hard time, the Great Depression of the 1930s. It was started by workers, by the people. It was their … [Read more...] about The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a New York Holiday Tradition
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Three Kings Day, Tres Reyes (Three Kings), Día de Reyes, Día de los Reyes Magos (Day of the Magi Kings), or Epiphany on January 6, is the Latin celebration of the end of the Christmas season. There are many different traditions. We are most familiar with Puerto Rican traditions. In Hispanic tradition, it is the Christmas gift-giving day. It's also the start of Carnival … [Read more...] about Three Kings Day or Epiphany is the Latin Gift-Giving Day at the End of Christmas Season
The exhibition is a popular New York City holiday tradition. It usually goes up a day or two before Thanksgiving. Nativity scenes are popular in the Latin world because Latin Christmas traditions focus on Three Kings Day and the wise men's visit to the stables to see Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus. New York City is more English Protestant, so we don't see many nativities … [Read more...] about The Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche are a New York Holiday Tradition
"Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas," by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, is a Nutcracker story that blends Mexican and American holiday traditions into a beautiful holiday show. "Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas" Calpulli Mexican Dance Company “Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas,” is a Nutcracker story about a child’s dilemma whether to celebrate her … [Read more...] about “Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas” by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company is at the Count Basie Center
The Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular is a New York holiday tradition. Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular 2023 The 2023 Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular is at Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan several times a day on most days from Friday, November 17, 2023 - January 1, 2024. Radio City Rockettes The precision dance company … [Read more...] about Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular is a New York Holiday Tradition
Mariah Carey is a New York Venezuelan Pop singer-songwriter who is one of the great voices of her generation, and a major influence on the singers who followed. She is perhaps most famous for the holiday anthem, "All I Want for Christmas is You." Mariah Carey in New York City Mariah Carey Merry Christmas One and All is a holiday show at Madison Square Garden in … [Read more...] about Mariah Carey Merry Christmas One and All is at Madison Square Garden
Las Octavitas (the octaves) is a vestige of the "Octavas," the medieval Catholic tradition of celebrating religious events for eight days, for example from one Sunday to the next Sunday. The octave of Three Kings Day January 6 extends Christmas in Puerto Rico from January 7 to 14. Las Octavitas Sometimes two different aspects of an event where celebrated. Christmas … [Read more...] about Celebrate Las Octavitas, the Puerto Rican Christmas Tradition!
The Three Kings Day Parade NYC 2023 marks the Hispanic Christmas gift-giving day at the end of the Christmas Season, by marching through "El Barrio" East Harlem. We'll never forget one Three Kings Day Parade when we saw a young child holding the doll the Three Kings gave her. That doll was the most precious object in the universe, and the child's look of contentment was … [Read more...] about Three Kings Day Parade NYC 2023 Marks the End of Christmas
Christmas in New York 2022 is one of the quieter days of the year, but New York City is one of the best places in the world to celebrate Christmas and the Holidays. Christmas is the world's most popular Latin festival. The date was chosen by an Italian pope because though Christ was a historical figure, nobody knows when he was born. Christmas Eve The famous Christmas … [Read more...] about Christmas in New York 2022
La Novena de Aguinaldos is a nine-day prayer cycle leading up to the Noche Buena (Christmas Eve). It is a holiday tradition in Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. La Novena de Aguinaldos A Novena is a nine-day prayer. La Novena de Navidad is the tradition that families use to prepare for Christmas. Like a Passover Seder in the Jewish faith, it is a family time when … [Read more...] about Celebrate La Novena de Aguinaldos, the Northern Andean Christmas Tradition!
La Parranda is the Puerto Rican Christmas caroling tradition. It derives from reenactments of the biblical tradition of Mary and Joseph searching for shelter. We come sing a song at your house and you come with us. We all go sing a song at someone else's house and they come with us. This can go on all night. The main thing people do in Puerto Rico is eat and drink with … [Read more...] about Celebrate La Parranda, the Puerto Rican Christmas Caroling Tradition
Andrea Bocelli is a multiple Grammy-nominated Italian tenor who has crossed over into pop music. He is one of the best-selling classical music artists of all time. Many artists who work with Bocelli, speak of a special something, which can only be described as a strong spirituality. The World's Greatest Voice Andrea Bocelli was born in 1958 in Lajatico, a small village … [Read more...] about Andrea Bocelli Brings “A Family Christmas” to Madison Square Garden
Christmas in New York City is much more than Christmas. New Yorkers call the season "The Holidays" to respect everyone's traditions. Holiday traditions are rooted in the Winter Solstice which is traditionally an important day in the northern hemisphere. The Christmas holiday was created by a pope in Roman times. Whatever you call the season, NYC is one of the world's … [Read more...] about Christmas in New York City
Christmas Eve is the night before Christmas. Christmas Eve Traditions Christmas has become a secular (non-religious) holiday, but it retains both religious and popular traditions. The Christian Tradition In Christianity, Christmas Eve is a vigil leading to the Christmas Mass at midnight celebrating the traditional birth of Jesus which in English we call … [Read more...] about Celebrate Christmas Eve NYC 2022!
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company presents the streaming premiere of "Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas," show at calpullidance.org on Friday, December 25, 2020 at 7pm. New York City's Mexican-American Christmas show. Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas explores the beautiful holiday traditions of Mexico and the United States … [Read more...] about Calpulli Presents the Streaming Premiere of their Wonderful Christmas Show “Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas”
Bloomingdale's Christmas windows are a New York City Christmas holiday tradition. Bloomingdale's 2019 Christmas Windows Unveiling Friday, November 22, 2019 ~ R&B singer John Legend performs for the 2019 Christmas Windows opening ceremony at Bloomingdale's in the Upper East Side, NYC at 6:15pm. Free Legend will perform songs from the newly released expanded version of … [Read more...] about Bloomingdale’s Christmas Windows
Bergdorf Goodman's Christmas windows are the most glamorous holiday windows in New York City. Bergdorf Goodman Christmas Windows 2019 Thursday, November 21, 2019 ~ The big window reveal is at Bergdorf Goodman in Midtown, NYC at 7pm. FREE The windows are up until January 5, 2020. … [Read more...] about Bergdorf Goodman Christmas Windows
Macy's Christmas windows are a New York holiday tradition. Macy's Christmas Windows 2019 Macy's Christmas windows are at Macy's Herald Square from Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6pm through January 1, 2020. FREE Broadway Windows This year's theme is "Believe the Wonder." Six Broadway window displays take you on a magical journey with "Santa Girl." Window #1: Watching the … [Read more...] about Macy’s Christmas Windows 2019
Buena Vista Social Club™ is now a Saheem Ali musical about a band of retired Cubans who made the whole world dance again ~ An Atlantic Theater World Premiere 🇨🇺 Ballet Nepantla “Nacimiento” is a Holiday Folkloric Ballet About The Birth of the Mexican People From Indigenous and Spanish Roots 🇲🇽 🎄 Latin Music is the Rhythm of Life Latin … [Read more...] about It’s the Holidays in New York City
The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) is a community cultural center with music, dance, spoken word, and theater in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Many programs are free or low cost. This community cultural center presents some of the most diverse programming in New York City. It was founded by WHEDco, the Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation. That's … [Read more...] about The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BHMC) Presents the Cultural Diversity of The Bronx
Kwanzaa NYC is an African American holiday tradition that was founded in New York City in the 1960s. It celebrates seven principles of our communal African heritage on seven days from December 26 to New Year's Day, January 1 (which is also Haitian Independence Day, and the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation). Kwanzaa NYC 2023 We are just starting our coverage … [Read more...] about Kwanzaa is the African American Holiday Tradition. Habari Gani?
The Winter Solstice is the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. The north hemisphere of the earth is farthest away from the sun. The northern winter solstice marks the change from northern days that grow shorter to days that grow longer. Winter Solstice 2023 The next Winter Solstice in the north will be Thursday, December 21, 2023. Winter Solstice is … [Read more...] about Winter Solstice is the Root of Year End Holiday Celebrations!
Ballet Nepantla "Nacimiento" is a Mexican holiday folkloric ballet about the birth of the Mexican people from Indigenous and Spanish roots, and Mexico's unique Christmas traditions, such as the Posada, that developed from this union. Ballet Nepantla "Nacimiento" Ballet Nepantla "Nacimiento," a Mexican folkloric ballet about the birth of Mexican holiday traditions from … [Read more...] about Ballet Nepantla “Nacimiento” is a Holiday Folkloric Ballet About The Birth of the Mexican People From Indigenous and Spanish Roots
Huītzilōpōchtli is the national god of the Méxica (Aztecs). The Méxica were the dominant Indigenous civilization in Mexico before the Colonial Era. Huītzilōpōchtli He is the sun god of war, sacrifice and the city of Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital which grew into Mexico City. In his hand, Huītzilōpōchtli holds a Xiuhcoatl as a weapon. Xiuhcoatl is the Aztec god … [Read more...] about Huītzilōpōchtli, Sun God and Patron of the Méxica is Celebrated on the Solstice