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Day of The Dead, San Francisco 2010

Day of The Dead Procession, Dia de los Muertos, San Francisco, November 2nd, 2010.

 

Day of the Dead (SpanishDía de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in many cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. It is particularly celebrated in Mexico, where it attains the quality of a National Holiday, and all banks are closed. The celebration takes place on November 1–2, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day (November 1) and All Souls' Day (November 2). Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls,marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.

 

wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_the_dead

Day of The Dead, San Francisco 2010

Day of The Dead Procession, Dia de los Muertos, San Francisco, November 2nd, 2010.

 

Day of the Dead (SpanishDía de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in many cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. It is particularly celebrated in Mexico, where it attains the quality of a National Holiday, and all banks are closed. The celebration takes place on November 1–2, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day (November 1) and All Souls' Day (November 2). Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls,marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.

 

wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_the_dead

comments (1)

  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 9 Nov 2011, 10:21
A groundhog skull for some departed one? Quite a do she has on.

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