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Easy Podcast: La fiesta de la Candelaria

The fiesta de la Candelaria (Candlemass) takes place every February 2, exactly 40 days after Christmas, and it marks the end of the holiday season.

In Mexico, this holiday is another perfect example of the country’s syncretism, this time between prehispanic, Catholic and Jewish cultures.

Click play to learn all about how Mexicans celebrate this important fiesta!

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