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Colorful-Commemoration

Colorful Commemoration

Date: October 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

The origins of the Days of the Dead go way back to the ancient history of Europe and Mexico. In the eighth century, the church decreed November 1 as All Saints Day. Setting aside the day to honor the martyrs [...]

 
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Day of the Dead – Holiday With A Long Tradition

Date: October 18, 2012 at 1:05 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

The Mexican Day of the Dead – Dia de los Muertos is a festive and celebrative time. It is a holiday with a complex history and fusion of old traditions. This view of death started with Meso – American cultures [...]

 
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The Way Day of the Dead is Celebrated

Date: October 18, 2012 at 1:02 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

Day of the Dead is a festive holiday when families and friends gather to pay respect to their loved ones that passed away by telling anecdotes and jokes about them, which is far from conventional, but it is the only [...]

 
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Handcrafts and Pan de Muerto

Date: October 18, 2012 at 1:01 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

Day of the Dead is one of the most important celebrations of the year in many rural areas, especially in central and southern Mexico.  The origins are deeply rooted and complex, with some aspects of the celebration dating back thousands [...]

 
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Flowers, Altars and Rituals

Date: October 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

Day of the Dead originates from the eight century, when the church decreed November 1 as All Saints Day. It was a way to honor the martyrs and saints replacing the 2000-year tradition of the Celts and their Druid priests [...]

 
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Making Dishes For Dia de los Muertos

Date: October 18, 2012 at 12:57 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

Since this holiday originates from the ancient times, the legacy of past civilizations is graphically manifested on this occasion through people’s beliefs that death is a transition from one life to another in different levels where communication exists between the [...]

 
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Duality In The Mexican Folk Art

Date: October 18, 2012 at 12:54 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

Dia de los Muertos is a longstanding Mexican holiday that combines native beliefs with Catholic religion. The Mexican people celebrate dead family members through a series of events that take place on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico. The Day [...]

 
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The Way Families Celebrate Day of the Dead

Date: October 18, 2012 at 12:53 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

The Day of the Dead is a time of celebration, where hearing music, dancing and eating is common. On the other hand, the town of Ocotepec, north of Cuernavaca in the State of Morelos, opens its doors to visitors in [...]

 
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Flavor of the Holiday

Date: October 18, 2012 at 12:49 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

Dia de los Muertos celebrations have a specific flavor reflecting the culture of the area’s Purepecha Indians. They successfully resisted conquest in the pre-Hispanic era and remained immune to outside influences until the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors. Vigils are [...]

 
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Day of the Dead Preparations

Date: October 18, 2012 at 12:48 pm- by admin- Comment(s): 0

In most regions, November 1st is set aside for remembrance of deceased infants and children, often referred to as little angels. Those who have died as adults are honored November 2nd. From mid-October markets and shops all over Mexico are [...]

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