For generations, the
pinatas has been a part of Latin American festivities. But its
origin dates back many centuries before the arrival of Spanish
explorers on Mexican soil.
Mexican Indians fashioned the Pinata from a fragile earthen jar
made especially to hold simple toys and favors. The were gaily
decorated, some to look like the gods they worshipped, others
to symbolize events.
Pinatas soon gained favor with early Spanish explorers, and they
began sending Pinatas to their motherlands of Spain and Portugal.
The Pinata was on its way to becoming an international sign of
the fiesta. Today, the children of Mexico follow the tradition
started by their ancestors, joined by millions more around the
the Pinata Game
The children form a
circle around a Pinata, which is hung from the ceiling, one of
their number stands in the center with his eyes blindfolded. He
is given a stick and permitted three tries at breaking the Pinata.
The other children, meanwhile, sing and dance around in a circle.
If the first child doesn't succeed in breaking the Pinata, another
child tries. When the Pinata is broken, causing a shower of gifts
to pour down on the floor, the entire party makes a wild scramble
to obtain shares of the treasure.
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