Day of the Dead


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Day of the Dead

n.
November 1 and November 2 collectively, celebrated concurrently with All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day in Mexico and parts of Central America in commemoration of the dead. Also called Día de los Muertos.

[Translation of Spanish Día de los Muertos.]
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On Mexico's Day of the Dead (which will remind Filipino moviegoers of the All Saints' Day tradition in the Philippines), Miguel gets transported to the Land of the Dead, where he meets Hector (Gael Garcia Bernal), a wayward soul.
The Bay Area studio knew, however, that centring Coco , which opens November 22 in the US (November 23 in the UAE), on Mexico's Day of the Dead holiday would enter an entirely different realm, because it would include not only depictions of traditions, but also a significant increase in casting diversity.
Thursday's Google Doodle features bones, a dog's skeleton and colorful candles, food, skulls and papel picado in honor of the Day of the Dead celebrations or "El DAaAaAeA a de los Muertos.
Tens of thousands of Mexicans line the capital's Reforma boulevard for the Day of the Dead parade, in a country still mourning nearly 500 people killed in earthquakes last month.
99, Lights4Fun MARK THE DAY OF THE DEAD If the setting's too gloomy for your taste, bring in colour with vibrant items evoking the spirit of the Day of the Dead, the annual celebration in Mexico.
Above: Day of the Dead wine glass, PS1, Poundland; Mexico skull stool/side table, black, by Qeeboo, PS155, Amara
Above: Day of the Dead wine glass, PS1, Poundland; Mexico skull stool/side table, black, by Qeeboo, PS155, Amara L-R: Two Sugar skull tea light holders, PS2 each, Asda; Halloween mask, PS1, Poundland Luxbon, set of three Day of the Dead cushion covers, PS10.
Through music, art and dance, artists and galleries are celebrating D'a de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
DEAD GOOD FUN IN MEXICO NOVEMBER 2 sees the famous Day of the Dead festival in Mexico, and new travel company Insider Places is offering five-day trips to join in the celebrations for less than PS400 per person.
The Day of the Dead festival originated in Mexico and is now celebrated throughout Latin America.
If you've been shaken and stirred by the new James Bond's opening chase sequence at Mexico City's Day of the Dead festival, then go see it for yourself.
From the start, the Day of the Dead was a cross-cultural affair: The All Souls Day introduced by the Spanish merged with existing Aztec holidays celebrating fallen warriors.