Navidad Christmas Decorations

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Whether it’s the piñatas at the Navidad or Christmas carnival like Las Posadas parades or the beautiful poinsettias, Christmas decorations in Mexico are most often colorful and vibrant.

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  • 1. The Christmas tree is mostly acontemporary American influenceon the Mexican way of lifehowever since it has gainedpopularity in the region; Mexicansare now putting their owntraditional twist to it.Hence it is common to comeacross yuletide tree ornamentswith a traditional Mexican themelike snowmen wearing sombreros,angels in ponchos, tiny piatas,jalapenos etc. Apart from such Christmas treeornaments, general items ofyuletide dcor such as nativityscenes, holly and mistletoeboughs, stockings and Santareplicas are also pretty common

2. As mentioned before, contemporary yuletide dcor items mainlyimported from the United States have found favor in Mexicohowever that doesnt suppress the need for traditional Mexicanyuletide decor items.One is most likely to find traditional Mexican Christmasdecorations at Las Posadass processions which are in factNavidad or Christmas carnival like parades 3. On a Las Posadas procession one is bound to come across elaborate paperfloats and piatas whilst the streets are often lighted up with fire lights and ledlighting.Elaborate nativity scenes are also an important component of traditionalyuletide dcor in Mexico.