Posadas y Pastorelas

Posadas y Pastorelas

12.18.2011
Museum of the City of New York

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.

 

Posadas y Pastorelas

Our Posadas y Pastorelas 2011 was a total success. We wish to thank the staff at the Museum of the City of New York and the staff and volunteers at Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders, Materials for the Arts/New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Irwin Sanchez (Special presentation on Nahuatl language), Margarita Larios (Piñatas), Jacqueline Vergara (Photographer), Hugo Sanchez (photographer), the Familia Garcia Flores (Mexican food), and Jarrios for their support of Mexicanidad.

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Sunday, December 18 12-5pm
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Train 6- 103 Street

Get into the holiday spirit a la mexicana. Join Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders for its ninth 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.  

SCHEDULE 

12:00 PM Open to the Public

12:00-2:00 PM Mega Workshop on Making Piñatas

2:30 PM Neighborhood Posada Procession with Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino

3:00-3:30 PM Cultural Performance- Mariachi and Ballet Folklorico students  from Mexicanidad will be performing

3:30-4:00 PM Pastorela Shepherd's Play

4:00 PM Posada Party with Piñata

The goodie bags are ready as well as the mini- piñatas thanks to the many wonderful volunteers. This year the students and volunteers of Mano a Mano will be performing the Pastorela (Shepherds Play) which they also co-authored. Come out for an afternoon full of family fun!

Suggested Contribution: $ 15 Family; $ 9 Adults; $ 5 Children, Seniors & Students.

 

Images from Posadas Y Pastorelas 2010

Video courtesy of NET Currents: http://netny.net/currents/

How to Get There:

Subway: #6 Lexington Avenue train to 103rd Street, walk three blocks west, or #2 or #3 train to Central Park North (110th Street), walk one block east to Fifth Avenue, then south to 103rd Street.
Bus: M1, M3, M4 or M106 to 104th Street, M2 to 101st Street.

 

Accessibility: The Museum of the City of New York welcomes all visitors and strives to accommodate visitors of all abilities. Specialized tours are available upon request.

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

Posadas y Pastorelas is presented with the support of the Museum of the City of New York. Additional funding is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

       

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