Christmas in Puerto Rico

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A parranda is when a group of friends or family go to a friends house and surprise them by singing it's their version of Christmas caroling.


On December 31st they have fireworks and parties that last till morning. Dia de los inocentes is on December 28th it's a feast they used to have the men dress up as soldiers of Herod and go house to house to "take" the first born son. Misa de Gallo is a midnight mass on Christmas Eve. Children dress as angels or nativity characters.