WYSK: Three Magi to Visit The Bronx, January 5

Dia de Los Reyes/Three Kings Day is a latin tradition where children receive presents from the three wise men on the night of January 5.


You should know that Melchior, Gaspar and Baltazar the Three Kings, will travel to the County of the Bronx loaded with free toys for children ages 1-9.

The Three distinguished Magi will be visiting Bronx children at the invitation of Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz Sr. The Magi will be arriving  Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 12:00 noon at Public School Mott Hall V located at 1551 East 172nd Street (between Manor and Ward Avenues) in the Bronx.

Every year many generous, charitable organizations, unite with Councilman Rev. Diaz to help make this visit of The Magi possible.

Among these organizations are Mr. Ed Cox and the New York State Republican Party, The Christian Community Benevolent Assoc., The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, Radio Vision Crisitiana Internacional,  Radio Cantico Nuevo, New City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Assoc., Tapei Economic and Cultural Office in New York, The Taiwanese American Association of N.Y., Buddha’s Light International Assoc.,  New York Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple New York, The Taiwan Merchants Association of New York.

All children are welcome to take part in this Hispanic festive tradition, regardless of race, creed, color, nationality, religion, etc.

The visit of the Magi is celebrated around the world, especially throughout Latin America. This festive religious tradition is done to commemorate the Magi’s visit to the new born King, the birth of Jesus. Tradition has it that the Magi followed the bright and shining star which led them to the birthplace of the Savior of the World, laying in a manger, wrapped in swaddling clothes in the Judean town of Bethlehem two thousand years ago.

It is important to know that in order to receive a gift from the Magi’s hands, the child must be present at this auspicious event.

For more information, please call (718) 792-1140.

I am Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz and this is what you should know.

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