What happens at a Quinceanera?

Answer A traditional Hispanic celebration, La Quinceanera recognizes the coming of age of a 15 year old girl. Family, religion and social responsibility are honored through various activities during the e... Read More »

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Where did the quinceanera come from?

According to the Quinceanera Party website, the quinceañera (translated as "15 years") is an ancient Aztec tradition. In Aztec society, a girl was considered a woman at 15. The quinceañera was a ... Read More »

What do you do at a quinceanera?

On One Hand: Quinceanera is a Religious CeremonyThe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops says a quinceanera is a "traditional celebration of life and gratitude to God on the occasion of the... Read More »

What is is the name for the Quinceanera dance?

The traditional dance of the Quinceanera is the vals or waltz. Traditionally the girl first dances with her father, then performs with her court. The Quinceanera symbolizes the transition of a girl... Read More »

Where did the quinceanera originate from?

The quinceañera is a traditional celebration commemorating the passage of a 15-year-old Hispanic girl woman from childhood to adulthood. The quinceañera celebration originated from ancient Mesoam... Read More »