Day of the dead

Dia de los muertos

History

El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead), a mexican celebration is a day to celebrate, remember and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. On this day in mexico, the streets near the cementeries are of filled with decorations of Papel Picado, Flowers candy calaveras (Skeletons and skulls), and parades is is believed that the spirit of the dead visit their families on October 31 and leave on November 2 And Halloween starts in the same day.

Day of the Dead Costumes

The most important Symbols of DIA DE LOS MUERTOS may be the Calacas and Calaveras (Skeletons and Skulls) , Which appear everywhere during the holiday: in candied sweets , as parade masks , as dolls. Calacas and calaveras are almosts always portrayed as enjoying life , often in fancy clothes and enterteining situations.
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celebrations

a few students presented their ow ofrendas in mexico celebrate in novimbre 2.

even if you rustle up the requisite sugar skull kids ask for candys.

thas traditionally when mexican families begin visiting cementeries and decorating use costumes.


food

tortillas

pan de muerto

dead bread

mole

atole

toys

soda pop in bottles

chicken

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