How is Three Kings Day celebrated around the world?
From Spain and France to Chile and Mexico, millions of people celebrate the three Kings Day with a variety of traditions, rituals and symbols, marking the end of the “12 Days of Christmas.” Across Latin America and Europe this day will be filled with festivities, parades, dancing, costumes, and floats some of which …
What food is eaten on Three Kings Day?
Rosca de reyes (also known as Roscón de reyes) is a Spanish and Latin American dessert bread traditionally served on Three Kings Day, which is celebrated on January 6th. The holiday, known as the Epiphany, marks the day the wise men arrived to see and bring gifts to the newborn baby Jesus.
What is the difference between Three Kings Day and Christmas?
In Puerto Rico, Christmas is merely the midpoint of the holiday season. Three Kings Day commemorates the biblical journey of the three kings—Balthazar, Caspar, and Melchior—who followed a star that appeared in the sky on Christmas Day all the way to Bethlehem, where they discovered and offered gifts to baby Jesus.