Día de Los muertos
México and Guatemala
Guatemala: in Guatemala the name day of the dead deceives. In Guatemala the cemetery is colorful and festive with children running around with colorful kites. In Guatemala they fly giant kites and they are called barrilletas. The kites carry triditions and are made of patience. Each kite represents somthing different. Some Mayan people still live in Guatemala and do ceremonies on the day of the dead ,where they burn candles and essences. The ceremony is to pay tribute to your ancestors. They also eat special salads called fiambre that can have up to 50 different ingredients based on the families story. The fiambre is traditional for the day of the dead. Big fireworks take place the night before el Dia de Los Muertos.