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She confesses she does not know, but, aguinaldos, or Christmass bonuses, will have to be paid.
Another thing that is not listed is yearly expenses, FM3 renewals, insurances, aguinaldos, taxes and so on.
But first, at each house the parranderos must earn their refreshment, not with the regular gringo carols put to a Latin beat, but rather by performing island folk carols called aguinaldos.
Antonio says the old aguinaldos persist, but they are now often performed in more modern styles, with merengue or salsa grooves.
Whatever the beat or instrumentation, the aguinaldos seamlessly blend the sacred and the secular: "Ay, Doña María/Ay, Compadre José/Open up the door/You both I want to see," goes one of the old songs.
Sabato, y pienso hacer una visita de como unas tres semanas, en la casa maternal, como es mi costumbre por el mes de los aguinaldos.
Enjoy the villancicos, posadas, tonadas and aguinaldos that are true jewels of the Latin American Christmas tradition.