traditions

In Guatemala, processions are held for the celebration of Lent and Holy Week. Colorful carpets are designed representing folk and religious figures, made with sawdust, corozo flower, roses, palm leaves and other organic materials. On these rugs pass the processions that are carried by men and women dressed in “cucuruchos,” that represent the penitents. The […]

Continue reading


Third Week of lent

Third Week of Lent On Friday, March 17, the third Friday of Lent is celebrated, North of La Antigua in the municipality of Jocotenango in the Parish of Our Lady of La Asunción. In this parish, the consecrated image of Jesús of Nazareth “El Dulce Rabí” and the Virgin of Dolores “Dulce Madre de Jocotenango” […]

Continue reading


Untitled

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year.[2] It commemorates the movement for women’s rights. The earliest Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909, in New York and organized by the Socialist Party of America.[3] On March 8, 1917, in the capital of the Russian Empire, Petrograd, a demonstration of women textile […]

Continue reading