The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~ John Greer

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Sweet Fifteen



Quinceañera (lit. meaning One (f.) who is fifteen), sometimes called "Fiesta de quince años", "Fiesta de Quinceañera", "Quince años" or simply "quince", is the celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday in parts of Latin America and elsewhere in communities of people from Latin America. This birthday is celebrated differently from any other birthday, as it marks the transition from childhood to young womanhood. The celebration, however, varies significantly across countries, with celebrations in some countries taking on, for example, more religious overtones than in others.
In Brazil, a Portuguese-speaking country, the same celebration is called Festa de Debutante, Baile de Debutante or Festa de Quinze Anos. [Wiki]


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5 comments:

helen said...

Wow - that is some dress for this special day!

Fotonita said...

Very nice shot of this beautiful young girl...

Have a nice day!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Beautiful image Carraol, I see someone is appreciating her sweetness! It seems so young.

Kate said...

That is a very special dress for a memorable event. She must have felt so beautiful in it. Fantastic capture!

Karl Demetz said...

Wow, beautiful b/w picture!