Cuba's Favorite Religious Celebration

Cuba's favorite religious celebration is the feast day of San Lazaro. Although the celebration has Christian roots, the program explores the mix of faiths that honor San Lazaro on Dec. 17, including the practitioners of Santeria.

Listen to an interview with Michael Atwood Mason, the Director of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, and author of "Living Santeria: Rituals and Experiences in an Afro-Cuban Religion."




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