Quinceañera Items of Symbolism

Photography Marco Vinicio, Arizona The traditional gifts presented during the ceremony hold special meanings as they relate to you becoming a young woman. This gifts are represent loyalty and commitment to God, your family and yourself. The priest or pastor blesses all of the gifts during the ceremony. The padrinos of each of the girls […]

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Quinceanera Ceremony

A Quinceanera ceremony celebrates Hispanics traditions, culture and heritage. Most of the symbolic traditions of a Quince are presented during the ceremony or religious mass, which is why the mass is considered the most important part of a Quinceanera. The symbolic traditions presented during the ceremony represent the transformation of a girl becoming a young woman before God and her […]

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Your Padrinos Wish List

Do the math: If you’re able to get padrinos to cover the expenses of the items on this list, they would be financing at least 70 % of your Quinceanera. It is customary to present the padrinos during the ceremony as well as during the reception. Typically, padrinos enter the reception before the damas and […]

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Thank you for coming to my Quinceanera

Your guests make your party very special. They show love and support for your special day and bring gifts and money for you in celebration and thanks. What Quinceaneras sometimes forget to do is thank their guests in a personal, direct way. The best way to do this is by sending a card thanking them […]

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PADRINO TRADITION MEETS TECHNOLOGY

You are so lucky to be planning the perfect Sweet 15 fiesta! Planning a quince in 2018 is a dream come true… Nowadays you have so many options that surpass any fairy tale fantasy. From unimaginable dresses, dreamy photos, and event halls that make you feel like you are in a castle, to majestic limousines, […]

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Latin American Coming-of-age Traditions

In the Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central and South American traditions, the custom can be referred to as a Quince (XV) Años, a quinces,a Quinceanera, a Quinceanero or a Fiesta Rosa. The Quinceanera celebration traditionally begins with a religious ceremony. A Reception is held in the home or a banquet hall. The festivities include food […]

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The Basic Traditions

The Quinceañera The transition from girl to womean is celebrated in different ways and at different ages in the world. In Mexico, it has very unique roots and it is celebrated when girls turn 15. It does not necessarily means that the girls are ready for marriage as many foreign to the tradition suggest. A […]

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