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Daemon
Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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Fiesta of Our Lady of Solitude

The Virgen de la Soledad, or Our Lady of Solitude, is the patroness of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Preparations for her fiesta begin several days before December 18, when carnival rides and food booths are set up in the vicinity of the church. For several evenings there are calendas, processions of men and women carrying colored paper lanterns illuminated by candles. There are also floats and huge papier-mâché caricatures of well-known individuals. Thousands of pilgrims come from all over the state of Oaxaca to see the Virgin, who is dressed in velvet and satin gowns. More...
pedro
Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015 9:36:20 AM
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Makes a change from blindfolding children http://forum.thefreedictionary.com/postst139448_Posadas.aspx
thar
Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015 10:48:44 AM

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Isn't that rather oxymoronic?

Like all going off to spend time in solitude to celebrate Our Lady of the Fiesta. Think
monamagda
Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015 9:36:52 PM

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EXPRESSION OUR LADY OF SOLITUDINE


Michelangelo's Pieta




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