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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This 2015-2016 season kick-off has many events scheduled to satisfy all types of interests: cultural, beginning with the yearly ever growing celebration of Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead), musical, sports and gastronomic.
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.
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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.
MIENTRAS los ninos en las escuelas preparan altares para el dia de muertos y las alcaldias abren un hueco en el presupuesto para comprar flor de cempasuchil, mientras los panaderos se atarean preparando calaveras de azucar y los editorialistas escriben epigramas rimados llenos de Parcas, Catrinas y Flacas, mientras los universitarios que aprenden espanol en Estados Unidos reciben su pildorita cultural con imagenes del 2 de noviembre en Mexico, un escritor aplica su ingenio a cultivar un aborrecimiento superlativo por esta celebracion.
Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) by 'The Mexican Artists in Dubai' under the patronage of Mexican Consul General in Dubai Francisco Alonso, will be held from November 2-21, Sunday to Thursday 9.
In Mexico, a unique vision exists; The Day of the Dead or Dia de Muertos celebrates and embraces imagination, creativity, and tradition that are intertwined to produce artful expressions every year that only lasts for a couple of days.
It is inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, Dia de Muertos, a get-together celebration that is the most important festival of the year there.
The attitude towards death evidenced in the quintessentially Mexican holiday of Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) might be puzzling for some.