Burning of the Devil

Continental Spanish Academy wants to share a little with the students about our traditional  Burning of the Devil

Devil is a tradition celebrated on December 7 for many years. The devil represents to all the Guatemalans the negative in love,  in the economic and ill, and for this reason the burning of the devil symbolizes spiritual purification and end everything negative that exists in us. Also for the Catholic religion  believe  and represent  that good always triumphs over evil and make their way to the celebration of the Virgin of Concepcion celebrated on December 8.

guatemalan tradition

Antigua Guatemala