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Sunday, April 20, 2014

A-Z 2014 Challenge R is for Rabano

Rabano = Radish

Radish by ceramic artist Deb Norby, 2000

Carved Radishes
Night of the Radish,  Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico 

Every year on December 23rd in Oaxaca City
the Night of the Radish is celebrated.
To learn more click here: Radish
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Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Carved out of radishes? Impressive.

debi o'neille said...

I never knew radishes were called anything but radishes. Thanks for the new word. And those carvings are unbelievable. I am your newest A to Z follower, for the moment. :-)
Deb@ http://debioneille.blogspot.com

Celia said...

Amazing and brand new to me.

Sandee said...

I'd like to hear more about the night of the radishes. I'm guessing the history would be fascinating.

Have a fabulous day honey. ♥♥♥

Damaria Senne said...

Hey Kathe

Thanks for the new word. The carvings look very interesting.

messymimi said...

Oaxaca has many interesting and unique traditions. Those radishes look really neat.

Anonymous said...

There's a night of radishes? That's awesome, why doesn't the United States celebrate a vegetable for a night?

Stephen Hayes said...

I've never understood the appeal of the radish. They are pretty in salads, though.

Lydia said...

I love that top piece. I stared at for awhile, impressed that you painted on a radish....then read the caption! It really looks real.

I should plant some radbano (new word!) for Earth Day!

Chuck Allen said...

The Night of the Radish sounds kind of ominous. Now I want to use that as a story title. But it also sounds like a lot of fun.:) Thanks for teaching me something new!