October 12, 2013

Festival of the Holy Cross, Mexico

Photograph by Ivan Kashinsky, Panos Pictures

During the Fiesta de la Santa Cruz (Festival of the Holy Cross) men known as Los Chivos (the goats) dance through the streets in Mexico to honor the Holy Cross and petition for rain. The celebration, which takes place in early May, also features offerings and ritual fights.

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