In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The principal form of entertainment in the Andes is the regular festivals or fiestas that exist to mark the agricultural or religious calendar.
- The story of the fiesta is surrounded by religion, legend and the fiery Basque spirit.
- The saint's day is celebrated by a fiesta that includes a religious ceremony.
- The remaining cash is further divided among communities, purchasing public works, sports facilities, community fiestas and religious services.
- Traditional dances are performed at festivals and fiestas, and children study this aspect of their heritage in after-school programs.
- Every community (rural or urban) has its own patron saint who is honored with processions and fiestas every year.
- Between August 1 and 6, San Salvador holds a fiesta (major celebration) commemorating the Transfiguration of Christ.
- By using field trips and classroom visitors from the ethnic community, you can expose children to various cultural dances, fiestas, parades, and other events.
- Although there were no bulls, tomatoes or flying goats, the event was a bit of fun nonetheless and probably more typical of the average Spanish fiesta.
- Information about Spanish fiestas is covered and a search facility is provided.
- ‘Whether it be at their fiestas or in their street food, people in Mexico are really passionate about food,’ he insists.
- Colombians participate enthusiastically in the many secular and religious fiestas around the country.
- Each province has at least one local festival of its own, usually on the feast of its patron saint, so that there is always a fiesta going on somewhere in the country.
- In the sierra, and especially in villages, Ecuadoran Catholic practice centers around fiestas honoring the various saints' days of the Christian year.
- The dances are performed at fiestas in honor of the local saint.
- We need not wait to experience the glory of a grand fiesta together.
- Rural villages have a patron saint who is honored each year with a fiesta.
- Musical performance at modern fiestas in the Andes not only contains layer upon layer of meaning, but it provides a ritualized space in which the historical encounters that produced such meaning are performed again.
- The Catholic religion is taught in public schools throughout the country, and fiestas corresponding to Church holidays are among the most important social events of the year, even in larger cities.
- The town was celebrating their fiesta so when they arrived, there were a lot of people in the streets.
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