Cap. 6A Cultura
Salvador Dalí • Was a painter born in Spain. Salvador Dali is best known for his surrealistic paintings. “The Persistence of Memory” is one of his most famous works.
The Latin Grammy • The Latin Grammy honors those who achieved greatness in the Spanish or Portuguese music industry. The award ceremony first began in 2000.
La banderamexicana • The Aztecs were originally a nomadic tribe. Their tradition stated that there were to settle and build their capital city of Tenochtitlan, where they found an eagle perched on a cactus eating a serpent. This image can be seen in the center of the Mexican flag.
La banderamexicana - continued • The remains of Tenochtitlán can be found buried under Mexico City. Mexicans are very proud of their Aztec history.
Las Luminarias • Luminarias are outdoor lanterns that are very often made by putting some sand in a small paper bag and then placing a small lit candle inside the bag.