Don’t Miss 3 Kings’ Day Celebrations
On January 6th, Latin American children anxiously
await “El Día de los Reyes” or Three Kings’ Day
celebrations. For them, the holiday season doesn’t officially
end until the 12th day of Christmas known as the “Feast of the
Epiphany” or “Three Kings’ Day”—another
day when niños receive holiday gifts.
In México and Puerto Rico, for example, children leave out their
shoes for the Three Kings on the night of Jan. 5. Sometimes, the
shoes are filled with hay for the Kings’ camels. When the
children wake up on Jan. 6, the hay is gone, and the shoes are
filled with candy and toys.
In Cleveland, the Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center
combines Christmas and Three Kings’ festivities into an event
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In Toledo, Club Taino Puertorriqueño hosts its 18th
celebration and fundraiser on Saturday, January 4, 2014,
at L’Ambiance Banquet Hall, 5237 Renwyck Drive. Dinner is at
6:30PM and the dance is at 8:00PM. Cleveland’s Sammy De León
and his orchestra (salsa) will be providing some of the
entertainment. Tickets are $30 per person ($50 per couple).