How is the epiphany celebrated in Spain Danielle grote/1.13.17/i have neither given nor received unauthorized help on this work

The epiphany is celebrated on January 6. In Spanish epiphany means "Fiesta de Los tres Reyes Mages. In English this means "The festival of the three magic kings."

On the epiphany, the children in Spain write a letter of what they want the three kings to bring them. For most families, the epiphany is the day to exchange gifts, not Christmas.

The traditions on this day is to leave out your shoes on the night of January 5, as well as sweets and milk for the three kings. The next morning, the children wake up to their shoes filled with gifts and candy.

Every year, they have a donut shaped cake called Roscón. Inside the cake is a figure of the baby Jesus.

Instead of going to church on the Epiphany, they celebrate with big calbagatas. There are floats and performances. At the end, the three kings come out.

This day is the celebrate the three kings, or three wise men, who came to visit Jesus when he was born.


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