Posadas y Pastorelas

Posadas y Pastorelas

12.21.2013

Get into the holiday spirit a la mexicana. Join Mano a
Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders for its seventh annual presentation of Posadas y
Pastorelas, a holiday celebration promoting the popular traditions of the Mexican community of
New York, featuring crafts, music, and food for families. Highlights include a workshop in
making traditional tamales and punch; Piñatamania, a mega workshop where scores of visitors
make individual piñatas; the Posada, a singing holiday procession with mariachi through the
streets of El Barrio, and a Pastorela, the traditional shepherds play. The event culminates in a
party with refreshments and the breaking of candy-filled piñatas. All workshops and events are

free with paid museum admission.

 

550 W. 155th Street, New York, NY 10032

Saturday, December 21, 2013 1:00-5:30pm

Get into the holiday spirit a la mexicana. Join Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders for its eleventh annual presentation of Posadas y Pastorelas, a holiday celebration promoting the popular traditions of the Mexican community of New York, featuring music, and food for families. Highlights include Piñatamania, a workshop where visitors make piñatas; the Posada, a singing holiday procession through the streets, and a Pastorela, the traditional shepherds play. The event culminates in a party with the breaking of candy-filled piñatas. All workshops and events are free.

SCHEDULE

1:00 - 2:30 pm
Piñata Workshop

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Neighborhood Posada Procession

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cultural Performance

5:00 pm
Posada party with piñatas & much more!

Schedule Subject to change

Pastorela 2011

Suggested Donation. Bring the family!

How to Get There:

Trains:

1 to 157th St Station

C to 155th St. Station

Buses:

Bx6 to West 155th and Broadway

M3 to West 155th and St. Nicholas Ave

M4 and M5 to West 155th and Broadway

M100 and M101 to West 155th Amsterdam

 

For more information, please call 212-587-3070, visit www.manoamano.us/posadas-y-pastorelas or email: Turn on JavaScript!.

 

 

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Mexican Holiday Celebrations

Posadas y Pastorelas is presented in part with the support from the Union Square Awards, a project of the Tides Center; New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

 

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550 W. 155th Street, New York, NY 10032

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