Christmas Dinner

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Christmas is a global holiday, enmeshed in local traditions and interpretations. More than the religious ceremonies, in which only some celebrants participate, it is a family feast celebration. The food that fuels that feast has never been free of politics. The dishes that …

Christmas Village

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! A Christmas village is something that during December all houses around the world use to decorate part of their houses. Most of this beautiful villages are made of ceramic nowadays or porcelain and are sell by building or a complete village. The origin …

Creating the Best Piñata

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Piñatas  are  popular  as  a game-like  activity   at  special  events  and  birthday  parties. If  you  need  some  ideas  about  how  to  make  your  piñatas  at  home,  there  are  a  couple  of  different   techniques  you  can  consider using. WHAT´S  A  PIÑATA? A  piñata  is  …

Piñata Materials

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Creating the best piñata is not a difficult endeavour, however, we must be aware of the differences between the materials we could pick to build such piñata, because we must take in count several things. To begin, let’s remember that we have two …

The Chinese Origins Behind the Mexican Piñata

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Traditionally made of a clay pot filled with fruit, candy or small toys, suspended piñatas are the central component to any Mexican birthday celebration. While most people think of them as fun activities, piñatas go beyond game playing. They have a long, rich, and often religious, history. Asian Origin …

History of the Piñata

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Piñatas may have originated in China. Marco Polo discovered the Chinese fashioning figures of cows, oxen or buffaloes, covered with colored paper and adorned with harnesses and trappings. Special colors traditionally greeted the New Year. When this custom passed into Europe in the 14th …