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Tres Reyes Magos!

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Tres Reyes Magos, also known as Epiphany, Theophany, El Dia de Reyes or Three Kings' Day, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ.


When is Tres Reyes Magos?

El Dia de Reyes will be on Saturday, January 6 2018 and marks the culmination of the 12 days of Christmas.


What is Tres Reyes Magos?

January 6th represents the Three Wise Men, who traveled a long way to bear gifts for the infant baby Jesus born under the nights sky. This is also the day in which many people give exhange gifts. In Spain, it is the Three Kings that bring gifts rather than Santa Claus or Father Christmas.


How can I celebrate Tres Reyes Magos?

In Spain and many Latin American countries, children leave shoes out over night for the three Kings to leave them presents or coal if they've been naughty! The day is also celebrated by serving a Rosca de Reyes, or King's Cake, 'Rosca' means wreath and 'reyes' means kings. It is an oval shape that symbolizes a crown and hidden inside the cake is a small figure. Whoever gets this small figure, of either a King or baby Jesus, is the Queen or King, for the day!


What countries is it celebrated in?

Three Kings' Day is celebrated in the Spanish speaking world in Latin America and Spain.


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