Christmas in Columbia

By: Sierrah Morales

La noche de Las Velitas

A candle light dinner, drinking, and music. December 7th people walk around and put candles on ground and come together in the spirit of family and community unity and merriment.

Novena

December 16th you have a 9 day prayer with family and friends and Arab. This usually happens at a family members house. You pray with rosary in belief of gaining special graces. You also sing Christmas carols drink wine and eat food. It also involes an explanation of the nativity scene.

Novena

Innocent Days

December 28th is Innocent Days that's full of fun and jokes (like April fools) even the newspaper make funny news

Yellow Underwear

New Year's Eve they wear yellow underwear for good luck.