San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaPatronal Festival
The cathedral is filled t overflowing with children from the catechism classes for the Festival of Saint Nicholas of Bari. The cathedral exterior is festooned with fabric swags and green and gold balloons. The scene before the altar has symbols for St. Nicholas along with a panorama of the Translation of St. Nicholas' Relics. The priest himself dresses as San Nicolá and talks with the children. Many children are dressed as saints.