Dive into the fascinating and colourful world of Mexican traditions around Christmas. From piñatas to pastorelas, Accredited Lecturer Chloë Sayer shows us how Mexicans put their own spin on this Christian tradition making it a celebration for all ages.
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Fascinating and informative talk. Wonderful to see that traditional gifts are still important in Mexican culture and not just high tech presents.
A lovely talk to show how another culture celebrates the Christmas season.
Thank you for all these talks.
Another delightful mini lecture retelling the Christmas Story with the interweaving of Mexican Folk Art; excellent. Thank you
An enchanting talk. It is so interesting to see how Christmas is celebrated in other countries.
A delightful and very interesting talk on Mexico`s Christmas.
Fascinating, so good to see the Christmas story though different eyes.
I am really enjoying all these Artvent snippets - so varied and so interesting. Many congratulations to whoever thought of the idea.
I saw this presentation yesterday on day 19! Very interesting history of festival in Mexico
Very interesting, especially liked the history of the piñata, had no idea.
Thank you for such an interesting talk.I would love to visit at Christmas.