Residents celebrate holiday with parranda

Bronx residents celebrated the holidays Puerto Rican-style Monday.



A parranda procession started in Melrose at 4 p.m.at the Bronx Documentary Center on Cortlandt Avenue.



A parranda is a group that goes around singing Christmas carols and using live instruments.



The group used traditional Puerto Rican instruments while parading from place to place, picking up people along the way.


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