Day of the Dead

day of the dead puerto vallarta
October 28 Catrinas Show 1:00 PM Plaza Caracol “The Son of the Catrina” Show 2 sets – Dueto Ponce 1:00 PM Plaza Caracol Show Musical – Coco 4:00 PM Plaza Caracol Catrina Contest 4:00 PM Plaza Caracol October 29th Exhibition Local Legends Vallartenses with stories and illustrations, CUC. (Exhibition from 29 Oct to 3 Nov)...
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At this time of the year, Mexican and Mexican-American communities observe “Día de los Muertos” (the Day of the Dead), a three-day celebration that welcomes the dead temporarily back into families. As scholars of death and mourning rituals, we believe that Día de los Muertos traditions are most likely connected to feasts observed by the...
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Sinking its roots in the pre-Hispanic past, the tradition of using cempasúchil flowers, known as the Mexican Marigold, to decorate altars on the Day of the Dead festivities survives thanks to Mexican farmers who showcase their brilliant products these days. The Mesoamerican cultures attached great importance to the cult of the dead, with different ceremonies...
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Meet Mexico’s Trinity of Death – Day of the Dead, Santa Muerte, and Catrina Calavera
The season of death is fast approaching. October is here and soon comes Halloween with its cavalcade of ghosts and goblins together with the Catholic holy days of All Saints and All Souls, known in Latin America as Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Included in these fall festivals are two familiar faces...
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From October 28 to November 3, Puerto Vallarta will carry out a series of activities to remember the faithful departed and will also have as a guest, the neighboring state of Aguascalientes, who will be present with giant catrinas that will be exhibited along the Malecon. A total of 32 giant catrinas, about 80 altars,...
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day of the dead puerto vallarta
Mexico’s Day of the Dead is right around the corner. But death is not something to be feared on this holiday. In Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, two vibrant destinations on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, it’s the time of year that feels most alive. Day of the Dead 2018 Day of the Dead is one of...
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NASA detected the asteroid for the first time in 2015, when it passed less than 500,000 kilometers from Earth. Since then, they have referred to this space rock as a dead comet that, “appropriately, looks a lot like a skull “. “It has two depressions that could be interpreted as eyes,” explains Ruediger Jehn of the...
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Velas Resorts in Mexico are celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), considered to be one of the most representative holidays of Mexican culture, with ofrendas, traditional recipes, tasting menus, special décor and more. The resorts in Puerto Vallarta and  Riviera Nayarit, will each create a bright and colorful Altar de Muerto (altar...
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dia de los muertos
As I remember since I was a child back in Northern Mexico, Día de Muertos, has always been a day of celebration. In each home, relatives came from far away to spend one night and one day honoring their “difuntos” (dead loved ones). Everywhere I turned, I remember seeing people carrying flowers, candles and food,...
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