The Society: Holidays: Birthdays: (Quinceañera Birthdays )

Quinceañera is the coming-of-age birthday for girls turning 15 in Latin America and among Hispanics in the U.S. Its history goes back centuries and has been influenced by Native Americans, Catholicism, and European culture. It is a grand social event with the 15 year old wearing a full length dress and high-heels, and signifies her passage into adulthood. Websites and pages submitted here must be Quinceañera related and in English. Sites in Spanish should be submitted to the appropriate World: Español: Sociedad: Festividades subsection. Quinceañera Birthdays Holidays Society.

Quinceañera ( Spanish pronunciation:  ; feminine form of "fifteen-year-old"), also called fiesta de quince años , fiesta de quinceañera , quince años , quinceañero or simply quince , is a celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday with cultural roots of Latin America but celebrated throughout the Americas. (wikipedia)