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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17, Mexico will have a VIP screening of "Coco," an animated film about a 12-year-old aspiring musician's journey to the Land of the Dead during Dia de Muertos, a traditional Mexican holiday, in search of his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
On the eve of Dia de Muertos (day of the dead), Miguel breaks into de la Cruz's mausoleum to borrow the star's signature guitar and join a talent competition, but instead enters a whole new journey in the Land of the Dead and discovers a string of unbreakable family ties as he attempts to break to the curse that turned him into a living ghost.
Sin saber a ciencia cierta que responder salen a relucir bellezas naturales como el Popo y el Ixta, hermosas playas, grandes cadenas montanosas; tambien elementos que nacen de la cultura: los sitios y piramides precolombinos, ciudades y construcciones coloniales, platillos, bailables mas o menos folcloricos, costumbres cuyo origen en general se desconoce, como la del dia de muertos.
Justo por la epoca conmemorativa del Dia de Muertos hace dos anos, Catalina Corcuera, en nombre de la Fundacion de Arquitectura Tapatia Luis Barragan, firmo un acuerdo para que la artista y escritora Jill Magid (Connecticut, 1981) habitara a sus anchas los dos pisos de la Casa Estudio Luis Barragan de Tacubaya.
Coco' tells the story of Miguel, a Mexican boy who discovers a colorful afterlife during the celebration of Dia de Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
Known as Dia De Muertos in Latin America the carnival has become more popular in the West - even featuring in the Bond movie Spectre and Batman V Superman.
Dia de Muertos - The Day of the Dead - is a festival which originated in Mexico where, each year, thousands of people dress up as skeletons in respect for the dead.
El Dia de Muertos es una manifestacion mexicana incluida dentro de la lista de Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la UNESCO (2008) debido a sus elementos originales, enriquecidos con elementos de tradiciones de conmemoracion de los muertos provenientes de Espana, lo que propicio la fusion de elementos prehispanicos y espanoles que se han perpetuado hasta nuestros dias.
Spanning October 31st to November 2nd, Dia de Muertos is a time meant to honor, pray for, and remember those who have passed on.
With a thrilling opening scene set at the Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival in Mexico, Spectre delivered intense chase scenes, romance and some witty one-liners from Bond and gadgets guru Q, played by Ben Whishaw.
It's a fun take on my original label, while also a respectful nod to the Dia de Muertos holiday tradition," Scott Zalkind, hot sauce guy of Lucky Dog says.