Bring out the Tamales and Atole, Here Comes the Candelaria

Bring out the Tamales and Atole, Here Comes the Candelaria

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     Although it is generally perceived as a minor holiday, the observance of Candelaria Day, or Candlemas, on Feb. 2 is in fact a long-standing festival in Mexico that officially marks the end of the Christmas and Epiphany season. In Mexico, Candelaria is closely interconnected with another post-Christmas holiday, the Three King’s Day, … Continue reading “Bring out the Tamales and Atole, Here Comes the Candelaria”