La Fiesta De San Joaquin – Belize Cultural Celebrations

  • La Fiesta De San Joaquin – Belize Cultural Celebrations

 

The fourth in the Belize Cultural Celebrations Series, this video documentary highlights the religious, cultural and social tradition of the San Joaquin Fiesta in San Joaquin Village, Corozal District in Belize. The Fiesta honours the village’s patron saint, San Joaquin, with novenas, a mass, and culminates in a grand fair. The documentary includes interviews with community members and local experts who share the fiesta’s history and meaning.

 

 

Download the La Fiesta De San Joaquin Information Poster.

 

Keywords: Belize, Maya, Fiesta, Mestizo, Dance, La Fiesta De San Joaquin, San Joaquin

 

Suggested APA Reference: Belize National Institute of Culture and History (2018). Belize Cultural Celebrations Series Vol. 4: La Fiesta De San Joaquin. Retrieved on August 5, 2019 from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffBZou5PlOE&t=13s

 

 

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