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La Griteria

One large Nicaraguan tradition is called “La Griteria,” directly translated in English is called “the shouting,” which is a very loud and exciting celebration in Nicaragua.

Every December 7th at 6PM, you hear a yell resonating through the streets through different cathedrals and churches. What you hear is “Quien causa tanta alegria?” with a response “La Concepcion de Maria!” Which means “who causes so much happiness? Mary’s Conception!” This is something every Nicaraguan takes very seriously and with lots of pride and joy. You hear it EVERYWHERE, even in the United States. Continue reading →

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