Dia de los muertos -Day of the Dead

November 1-2

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Origins

  • It is holiday to celebrate the deaths of ancestors
  • Started about 3000 years ago.
  • Practices had developed to honor dead children and infants on November 1, and to honor deceased adults on November 2.

Activities associated with Day of the dead

  • Festivals
  • Parades
  • gatherings of families at cemeteries to pray for their deceased loved ones at the end of the day.

Traditional foods

Pan De Muertos-Day of the Dead Bread

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Calaveras de Azucar-Sugar Skulls

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Tamales

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Calabaza en Dulce - Candied Pumpkin

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Hot chocolate

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Mole Negro

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