A San Antonio Christmas
joseph rosendo's travelscope

Fri, Oct 14 7:00 P.M. NHPBS  

San Antonio is a festival town and Christmas is a most festive time of year. Joseph joins the locals and visitors to celebrate the season along San Antonio's famous river walk surrounded by songs, decorations and plenty of holiday cheer. Yet San Antonio is more than the River Walk, and Christmas in San Antonio means more than twinkling lights. In San Antonio, faith is real and "Feliz Navidad" is heard more often than "Merry Christmas." So, Joseph explores the city's spiritual roots at festive events like Mission San Jose's Mirachi Mass, as well as Christmas and Chanukah events held at the historic La Villita in the Arneson River Theater. The real meaning of Christmas is most evident when he gathers with San Antonio families in their homes to honor their heritage and practice their customs in traditional ceremonies such as the Tamalada - holiday tamale making - and in the city's San Fernando Cathedral at the midnight Serenada for the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 711

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Fri, Oct 14 7:00 P.M. A San Antonio Christmas     NHPBS

About Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope:

The Daytime Emmy-winning travel series Travelscope- now re-titled JOSEPH ROSENDO'S TRAVELSCOPE- scales new heights of adventure, natural splendor and cultural richness this season.

Host Joseph Rosendo journeys from the California coast to the islands of Hong Kong and to Chile's Tierra del Fuego.

Along the way, he encounters the heights of natural beauty in the Cariboo-Chilcotin Coast region of British Columbia, celebrates Christmas in Switzerland and circumnavigates the tip of South America.

The series' hallmark remains the rich cultural interchanges between Joseph and the local population.

He joins the parade of medieval guilds during Zurich's spring festival, shares devotions with a holy man in a rock-hewn church in Lalibela, Ethiopia and explores the mysteries behind the stone figures on Easter Island.


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Thu, Sep 29 7:30 A.M. Christmas Celebrations Around The Globe     NH EXPLORE
Thu, Sep 29 7:00 P.M. Passage Through Chile's Tierra Del Fuego Around Cape Horn     NHPBS
Fri, Sep 30 7:30 A.M. Taiwan Naturally     NH EXPLORE
Fri, Sep 30 7:00 P.M. The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico     NHPBS
Fri, Sep 30 9:00 P.M. San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods     NH CREATE
Fri, Sep 30 9:30 P.M. Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big     NH CREATE
Fri, Sep 30 10:00 P.M. Riding The Range In Southern Alberta, Canada     NH CREATE
Fri, Sep 30 10:30 P.M. Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond     NH CREATE
Fri, Sep 30 11:00 P.M. Cruising Canada: Ottawa and the Rideau Canal     NH CREATE
Fri, Sep 30 11:30 P.M. Hong Kong - Asia's World City     NH CREATE
Sat, Oct 1 12:00 A.M. Tokyo, Japan - Celebrating The Past and Present     NH CREATE
Sat, Oct 1 12:30 A.M. Cruising The Mediterranean     NH CREATE
Sat, Oct 1 1:00 A.M. Northern Ethiopia - Ancient History and Spiritual Present     NH CREATE
Sat, Oct 1 1:30 A.M. Zambia - Bush & River Safari     NH CREATE
Sat, Oct 1 10:00 A.M. San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods     NH CREATE
Sat, Oct 1 10:30 A.M. Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big     NH CREATE

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