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Month: December 2016

Gritería Leon Festivities
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La Gritería

“La Gritería” is another important celebration in Nicaragua during December festivities. Unlike “Purísima”, that is celebrated throughout December, the “Gritería” takes place on December 7th on the eve of the “Day of the Immaculate Conception of Mary” celebrated worldwide on December 8th. Both, Purísima and Gritería, are organized by hosts or home owners. It is […]

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La Purísima

“La Purísima” is one of the most important celebrations of December in Nicaragua. It’s full of particularities that make it unique in the world. Continue reading to know more about this fascinating tradition. “La Purisima” and “La Gritería” are unique festivities in Nicaragua and each one is celebrated in a different way but, if we […]