The celebration of Xantolo, in the Huasteca of Hidalgo has become a rite enriched by a series of ceremonies.
A time to relive the tradition and to appreciate the wealth of Pre-Hispanic Ancestry It was believed in the
•The deceased picture serves to help the soul’ departure from purgatory, if it resides there. Candles symbolize mourning, especially
Many people in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec hold fast to the Zapotec tradition of having a biquie (pronounced “beqei”)
Yucatan it is known as Hanal Pixan which means "The path of the soul through the essence of food;”
Every year, an altar contest brings delegations from all over the state to the Plaza Grande in Merida.
During the pre-Hispanic era, death did not exist. Death was seen, instead, as simply a transition, a voyage through
The offerings, a main aspect of the celebration, echo the profound love that the Oaxacan people feel towards life.