VIDEO: AMLO celebrates Candelaria Day by eating Tabasco tamales

AMLO eats tamales on Candlemas Day.

Photo: Twitter Andrés Manuel López Obrador / copyright

Within the framework of the celebrations for the Day of Candelaria, The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, shared a video on his social networks where he is seen sitting about to eat Tabasco tamales.

“It’s Candlemas Day, February 2, it’s the day of tamales, a blessed tradition,” said the president at the beginning of the video.

After giving his morning conference, it is common for the Mexican president to go to breakfast before continuing with his activities for the day. But this time he did it with tamales at the table.

Look at this, it’s from chipilín, and this is a pigpiggyback, piggyback, if I catch it completely, there it goes, I have my little hands clean, “he commented.

Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was accompanied at breakfast by his wife, Dr. Beatriz Gutiérrez Müllerwho was in charge of recording the Mexican president about to taste the traditional Tabasco tamales.

So this is a little sauce that has above all the chipilínthese are Tabasco tamales and Beatriz (Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller, wife of the president) is taking me, that now I left him three, bye-bye, bye-bye, ”concluded the video with laughter in the background.

On February 2, Candlemas Day, the Catholic tradition indicates that on this day the child God is dressed and is brought to the Church to be blessed.

In addition, within this Mexican tradition, it is customary that whoever “touched” or “came out” the child in the Rosca de Reyes, which starts on January 6, that person will invite the tamales on Candlemas Day.

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