How the Epiphany is celebrated in other countries 1/13/17 i Have neither given or received unauthorized help on this work Mark Mirabelli

Spain - in Spain the Epiphany is a highly celebrated festival, mostly for children. The children believe that the kings will bring them presents.

They write letters to the kings asking for presents the day after Christmas (December 26)

Example of a letter

The children leave their shoes out on epiphany eve so the kings can put presents in them.

The Shoes left out for the kings

Other Facts - in Spain they also have parades that show the kings and their camels. The three kings are Gaspar, Melchior, Balthazar. In Spain the Epiphany is called "Fiesta de Los tres Reyes Mages" meaning the festival of he three magic kings.

A King During The Parade

Sources - http://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/spain.shtml

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