Tag: Day of the Dead

Mexico Tourism Board Celebrates Day of the Dead

New Initiative Raises Awareness and Invites Travelers to Celebrate the Holiday through First-Ever Parade and Major Brand Partnerships Mexico

The Offering in the Hidalgo Huastecan region

The celebration of Xantolo, in the Huasteca of Hidalgo has become a rite enriched by a series of ceremonies.

Significance of the various elements present on the Altar-Offerings in Morelos

•The deceased picture serves to help the soul’ departure from purgatory, if it resides there. Candles symbolize mourning, especially

Mary J. Andrade has been selected as a finalist for the International Latino Book Awards

Mary J. Andrade, Co-Publisher and Travel Editor of La Oferta, a bilingual newspaper published in San Jose, California,

Photo exhibit honors the dead

Brian Day reads the introduction to the photo exhibition “Day of the Dead, A Passion for Life”

Mexico Celebrates Life

Yucatan it is known as Hanal Pixan which means "The path of the soul through the essence of food;”

Woman with a Somber Gaze

Woman with a somber gaze,

Tell me, what do you see in the candles?

are they ghosts in

Yucatan: Altar contest

Every year, an altar contest brings delegations from all over the state to the Plaza Grande in Merida.

Oaxaca: A sharing of sadness and joy

The offerings, a main aspect of the celebration, echo the profound love that the Oaxacan people feel towards life.

Traditions: The Altar

Day of the Dead in Mexico represents a mixture of Christian devotion and Pre-Hispanic traditions and beliefs. As a

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