Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Adventures Across Latin America

Today in Adventures Across Latin America, students played dress-up and acted out a Quinceañera celebration. The Quinceañera has roots in Mayan and Aztec culture, and commemorates a girl's "coming of age" on her 15th birthday. Modern celebrations are often extravagant and draw parallels with Sweet 16 parties, bar mitzvahs, and even weddings.