Quinceañeras are traditionally from Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South America, and other Hispanic Countries that celebrate a girls 15th birthday. A Quinceañera celebration embraces religious traditions, and the virtues of family and social responsibility. This custom celebrates a young girl (la Quinceañera) and recognizes her journey from childhood to maturity. This tradition highlights God, family, friends, music, food, and dance. A Quienceañera is equivalent to a Debutante or Sweet 16 in the American Culture.