Las Posadas Cypress Park 2018
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Description: Cypress Park: Participants celebrate Las Posadas as they walk through the Los Angeles River Center Participants walked through the Los Angeles River Center for the Interfaith Las Posadas Event on Saturday. Las Posadas in Latin America is a Christmas tradition celebrating the Nine Days of La Posada, or The Lodging, leading up to Christmas Eve. The Friends of Cypress Park has brought a contemporary one-night version of Las Posadas, a festive Christmas tradition, to life in a heartwarming evening for the past 15 years. Participants join Joseph and Mary on her burro as they make their way through town looking for shelter. This beautiful candlelight procession winds its’ way through The Los Angeles River Center, then where it will end at the make-shift stable. Everyone was invited to join in the procession, singing familiar Christmas carols and listening to the narration of this ancient story. There was pan dulce, tamales and hot beverages in the social hall, clothes give-away and toy give-away following Las Posadas.