Day of the Dead … If you haven’t had enough with Halloween there is another way to continue with the costume celebration and alter ego!! Get 7 pieces of information on the matter
1. What happens on the Day of the Dead?
In Mexican culture, death is viewed as a natural part of the human cycle. Mexicans view it not as a day of sadness but as a day of celebration because of their loved ones awake and celebrate with them.
2. Do you say Happy Day of Dead?
To greet someone with the phrase ‘Happy Day of the Dead‘ in Spanish
3. Is it religious?
Today Mexicans from all religions and backgrounds are celebrating Día de Los Muertos, but at its core, the holiday is a reaffirmation of indigenous life.
4. Where is Day of the Dead celebrated?
You can witness Day of the Dead celebrations anywhere in Mexico, but here are a few of the places where festivities are particularly colorful.
5. Is Dia de Los Muertos a sad celebration?
Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated on All Saints Day and All Souls Day, minor holidays in the Catholic calendar. Assured that the dead would be insulted by mourning or sadness, Dia de Los Muertos celebrates the lives of the deceased with food, drink, parties, and activities the dead enjoyed in life.
6. What is Bread of the Dead?
Pan de Muerto (Spanish for “bread of the dead“), also called pan de Los Muertos in Mexico, is a type of pan dulce traditionally baked in Mexico during the weeks leading up to the Día de Muertos, which is celebrated from October 31st to November 2nd.
7. How do you celebrate Day of the Dead?
Altars are usually decorated with flowers, candles, pan de muerto, ceramic skulls, and most importantly pictures of loved ones.
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