Category: Traditions

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.

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Jimbanqua: Day of the Dead in the P’urhepecha Plateau

The Rose Horses of Zurumucapio

Distinctive to San Angel Zurumucapio is the tradition of making small rose-decorated horses and dedicating

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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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Mexico City: Skeletons

Bakery windows are decorated with skeletons and verses dedicated to the deceased. People select the bread they want to

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Altar tradition lives on

Text by Patty Cruz Lopez Photos by Mary J. Andrade Walk through the doors of the Martin Lther King Jr. library,

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Guatemala Celebrates Day of The Dead with Giant Kites!

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Jimbankua in the Purhepecha Plateau shares its Passion for Life

Part Two The prepared food for the celebration of the newly deceased in the Purhepecha Plateau in the State

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Jimbanqua in the P’urhepecha Plateau shares its Passion for Life

Part One It is a pleasure to let oneself travel down the paths that open up before one’s gaze, especially

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The clatter of enthusiastic skeletons in Mexico City

In the Mexican capital, death is intellectualized in museums and galleries, it dresses up for a night gala in

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An Anciente tradition of the Island of Janitzio

The Day of the Dead, also known as All Souls Day, is celebrated in México and in all of

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