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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El Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a festival with roots in ancient Mayan and Aztec culture that now is celebrated in Mexico, Latin America and throughout the western United States.
LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinks Americas (OTC: DKAM; "Drinks Americas" or the "Company"), the exclusive United States broker for leading premium authentic Mexican beers currently present in over 32 states, today is proud to announce that it will be sponsoring the opening party for the Fowler Museum at UCLA's new art exhibition with its refreshingly tasty, uniquely brewed-in-Mexico authentic Day of the Dead Craft Beer varieties.
Day of the Dead has roots in pre-Columbian Mexico and the belief that souls of dead relatives return each year to visit.
Texas Takery (in-store, fresh baked goods), healthy snacking options, and the Company's exclusive "real Mexican beer" brands-Mexicali Cerveza and Day of the Dead Craft Beer.
Even more recently, Day of the Dead craft beer landed the cover of leading national culinary and travel magazine, SAVUER and was included in The Saveur 100.
On Sunday, for the third year running, Canoga Park will host its Day of the Dead event featuring dance, music, crafts and international food vendors.
LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinks Americas (OTC: DKAM; "Drinks Americas" or the "Company"), the exclusive United States broker for leading premium authentic Mexican beers currently present in over 32 states, today is proud to announce that in October 2013 it signed with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) for the distribution of their authentic premium Mexican Day of the Dead Craft Beer throughout Colorado, a state known for craft brewery.
We are extremely pleased and honored to have our authentic premium Mexican Day of the Dead Craft Beer line included among each of their expansive arrays of beers offered throughout their locations in South Carolina and are eager to see how sales do in the time ahead," stated Joseph Belli, VP of Sales for Day of the Dead Craft Beer.
The Ablaze Youth Group, from Preston, danced Day of the Dead Carnival Masquerade, whipping up the pace and inviting the audience to join in the carnival-esque parade, led by master percussionist Claudio Kron do Brazil.
The brewery has been established for 92 years and produces a range of beers, including the Day of the Dead range, named after the Mexican holiday.
The Love Never Dies ball was a beautiful addition to the Museum's annual Day of the Dead celebrations," says Carlos Tortolero, President and CEO of the National Museum of Mexican Art.
As well as the mass Day of the Dead shrine, there was lucha libre wrestling, Mariachi folk music, Latin rock and roll, Mexican DJs, street food, and tequila.